Matthew David McConaughey is an American TV and film actor, known for his roles in movies like “Dazed and Confused”, “Sahara”, “A Time to Kill”, “Tiptoes”, “We are Marshall’s” and “U-571”. He was born on 4th November, 1969 in Texas, United States of America and started his career in 1992.
Matthew McConaughey started his career in 1991, appearing in TV series titled “Unsolved Mysteries”. In 1993, he appeared in “My Friend’s Back”, playing a minor role, which ultimately landed him a role in hit movie “Dazed and Confused”, released in 1993. The movie was a huge critical success and brought him into the limelight.
In 1994, he appeared in significant roles in “Angels in the Outfield” and “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation”. In 1996, he appeared another major role in “A Time to Kill”, playing the role of Jake Tyler Brigance, followed by a role in “Lone Star”. In late 1990s, he appeared in “Amistad” and “Contact” in 1997, “The Newton Boys” in 1998 and “EDtv” in 1999, playing roles of different nature with perfection.
The major breakthrough in Matthew McConaughey’s career came in 1993, when he appeared in the successful movie “Dazed and Confused”. He played the role of Lt. Andrew Tyler in “U-571” with grandeur and won Blockbuster Entertainment Award Nomination.
He won Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination in 1997 for the movie “A Time to Kill”. In 2001, he appeared in another commercially successful movie titled “The Wedding Planner” and as a result, he earned roles in other successful movies like “Sahara”, “We are Marshall’s” and “Tiptoes”.
Top Ten Movies of Matthew McConaughey
- Dazed and Confused
- A Time to Kill
- We are Marshall’s
- Fool’s Gold
- The Newton Boys
- Dallas Buyers club (For which he won 86th Academy Award or Oscar for Actor in a leading role)