Matthew McConaughey ماثيو ماكونهي

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Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and writer. He was born on the 4th of November 1969 in Texas. He is of Scottish, English, Irish, German and Swedish descent. His father, James Donald McConaughey owned a gas station in which both of Matthew’s brothers worked. However he...Read more refused to work there and went on to live one year in Australia, where he spent most of his day washing dishes. He graduated from high school in 1988 and went on to study at the University of Texas in Austin. At first, he wanted to study law but eventually decided to switch to film. He started his career with student films in 1991 and then directed Chicano Chariot. In 1993 he acted in “Dazed and Confused”. In the early 2000s he did many comedy-romances, such as “The Wedding Planner” with Jennifer Lopez and “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” alongside Kate Hudson. In 2011 he starred in “The Lincoln Lawyer”. Two years later he acted in “The Wolf of Wall Street” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. In the same year, he was the lead actor in “Dallas Buyers Club”, which he won an Oscar for.

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  • Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and writer. He was born on the 4th of November 1969 in Texas. He is of Scottish, English, Irish, German and Swedish descent. His father,...Read more James Donald McConaughey owned a gas station in which both of Matthew’s brothers worked. However he refused to work there and went on to live one year in Australia, where he spent most of his day washing dishes. He graduated from high school in 1988 and went on to study at the University of Texas in Austin. At first, he wanted to study law but eventually decided to switch to film. He started his career with student films in 1991 and then directed Chicano Chariot. In 1993 he acted in “Dazed and Confused”. In the early 2000s he did many comedy-romances, such as “The Wedding Planner” with Jennifer Lopez and “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” alongside Kate Hudson. In 2011 he starred in “The Lincoln Lawyer”. Two years later he acted in “The Wolf of Wall Street” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. In the same year, he was the lead actor in “Dallas Buyers Club”, which he won an Oscar for.

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Trivia:
  • In his senior year of high school, McConaughey was voted “Most Handsome”.
  • In 1999, McConaughey was arrested for “resisting transportation”, and the possession of marijuana.
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  • Birth Name:
  • ماثيو ديفيد ماكهوني


  • Nominations:
  • تم ترشيحه 3 مرة، وفاز بـ 2 منها
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