Matthew McConaughey Celebrity Watchlist
- Didn't grow up watching movies; had seen only two films by the time he was 18.
- Traveled to Australia after graduating high school and spent a year working odd jobs; kept Aussie accent for two years after returning to the U.S.
- Originally studied law in college but switched to film after reading Og Mandino's The Greatest Salesman in the World.
- A chance 1993 meeting at a bar with Dazed and Confused casting director Don Phillips led to him being cast in the movie.
- Founded the production company j.k. livin. The name is adapted from his Dazed and Confused character's motto, "Just keep livin'."
- Voted People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2005.
- When not working, loves to travel to exotic places for extended visits.
- 2006, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Action Star: Winner
- 2013, Rome International Film Festival — Best Actor: Winner
- 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2014, Independent Spirit Awards — Robert Altman Award: Winner
- 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Drama Series: Nominee
- 2014, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
- 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
- 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
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- 2015, Producers Guild Awards — Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama: Nominee
- 2014, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Male Lead: Winner
- 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
- 2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
- 2013, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
- Jim McConaughey — Father
- Kay McConaughey — Mother
- Michael McConaughey — Brother
- Pat McConaughey — Brother
- Livingston Alves McConaughey — Son
- Penélope Cruz — Ex-significant Other
- Camila Alves — Wife
- Sandra Bullock — Ex-significant Other
- Vida Alves McConaughey — Daughter
- Levi Alves McConaughey — Son
- University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States (BA, 1993)
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- 3. Mistresses: Toni Seduces Dom While Savi's Away
- 4. Empire: Pilot
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