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  • Birth Name: Matthew David McConaughey
  • Birth Place: Uvalde, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/04/1969, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; screenwriter
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How Emmy's Controversial Category Choices Paid Off, and This Year's Other Trivia

According to the Emmy Awards ballot, True Detective isn't a miniseries, but Fargo and American Horror Story: Coven are. Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie and Shameless are comedies, even though there are frequently more tears than laughs on those shows.

The debate over how to classify shows that defy classification ruffled plenty of feathers during this year's Emmy campaign season. Yet...read more

Critic's Notebook: The Emmy Nominations

No one expects the Emmy nominations to please everybody — there's simply too much TV these days, including on unconventional platforms like Netflix, and there are always going to be shows and performers that won't make the cut, however deserving. But even when the Emmy voters get something right, like adding HBO's freshman hoot Silicon Valley to the best-comedy contenders, we still find ourselves griping over where they stumbled, nowhere more glaringly than in the drama-series race. (For a list of nominees in the major categories, go here.)

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Game of Thrones, Fargo Top Emmy Nominations

Game of Thrones topped Thursday's Primetime Emmy nominations with 19, followed by Fargo with 18 and American Horror Story: Coven with 17.

Thrones will duke it out for drama series against reigning champ Breaking Bad,Downton Abbey,  House of Cards, four-time champ Mad Men and True Detective.

Look back at last year's Emmys

True Detective, which opted to enter the drama race instead ...
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Matthew McConaughey at Sundance
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Year Title Description
2014 86th Academy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 True Detective TV Show Series, Actor - Rust Cohle
2013 The Wolf Of Wall Street Movie, Actor - Mark Hanna
2013 Dallas Buyers Club Movie, Actor - Ron Woodroof
2013 Mud Movie, Actor - Mud

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Emmys: TVGuide.com's Picks for Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Emmy voting is underway! This week, voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 10. We at TVGuide.com have a few selections in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
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TCA Award Nominees: True Detective vs. Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad, True Detective, The Good Wife were among the shows that received nominations for the 30th Television Critics Association Awards.

The final season of Breaking Bad will have to defend its title as Program of the Year in an impossibly tight race against True DetectiveGame of ThronesThe Good Wifeand Orange Is the New BlackBryan CranstonMatthew McConaughey and Julianna Margulies are nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama, alongside The AmericansMatthew Rhys and Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany.

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VIDEO: Patton Oswalt Plays Rust Cohle in True Detective Parody

True Detective fans: Are you experiencing Rust Cohle withdrawal?

In a new video to promote his upcoming Comedy Central special, Patton Oswalt parodies Matthew McConaughey's armchair philosopher, re-creating the interrogation scene in which Rust is grilled by two investigators.

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True Detective Finale: A Happy Ending?

Although HBO's True Detective spent the last eight weeks setting the Internet on fire with crazed fan theories about "The Yellow King," the anthology drama series ended much like it began: with two men arguing about the ways of the world while trying to catch a killer. read more

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