Matthew McConaughey

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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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Matthew McConaughey Weighs In on the Washington Redskins' Name Debate

One of the great cultural debates in sports has come to an end, because the wise Matthew McConaughey has spoken on the matter. In an interview with GQ, the Oscar winner explained why he thinks the Washington Redskins should keep the team name that has come under fire from groups who feel it is racist.

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Ask Matt: Emmys, Longmire, Summer TV (Leftovers, Outlander, Strain),Doctor Who

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Question: You are probably going to get a lot of angry email about how Orange Is the New Black and True Detective didn't win any of the major Emmys. But I think they may have suffered from submitting in the wrong category, and some of the voters probably didn't want to get more viewers angry after letting both OITNB and True Detective submit in the wrong categories. So glad for Julianna Margulies' win for The Good Wife and Jim Parsons' win for The Big Bang Theory. But the biggest shock for me is Sherlock's three wins, couldn't be any happier. Which win/snub shocked you, and do you think OITNB and True Detective could have won more awards if they had submitted in the proper categories? — Aadil

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The Emmys: An SOS (Same Old Shows)

If you take comfort in the Emmy Awards' almost shocking predictability in rewarding so many of the same shows and stars year after year, this might have been your favorite Emmy show ever. Otherwise, good luck distinguishing this rather dreary ceremony from any other year's. Instead, maybe it's worth looking ahead to next fall, when Breaking Bad will be out of the running and (lighting a candle to the Academy powers that be) Mad Men's Jon Hamm might finally get his Emmy after losing seven in a row, although at this point I wouldn't count on it. (It would help if Mad Men raises its game for its last stand.)

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Videos

Matthew McConaughey Is Honoured with an American Cinematheque Award
Matthew McConaughey Forced Into Marriage?
ShowBiz Minute: McConaughey, De La Renta, Upham
Matthew McConaughey Weighs in on 'Redskins' Debate

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 True Detective TV Show Series, Actor - Rust Cohle
2014 66th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 86th Academy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 University of Texas Distinguished Alumni Awards TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 Dallas Buyers Club Movie, Actor - Ron Woodroof

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2014 Emmy Predictions: Who Will Win?

Can anyone defeat Matthew McConaughey? Scratch that — can anyone defeat Modern Family? We'll find out Monday at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT). In the meantime, check out our picks for the top races and tell us yours.

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True Detective Creator, HBO Dismiss Plagiarism Allegations

HBO's acclaimed drama True Detective took the Emmy nominations by storm last month, but the show's road to glory is getting bumpy.

Both the pay cable network and series creator Nic Pizzolatto are now on the defense after an online magazine, The LoveCraft EZine, accused the writer of plagiarizing pieces of dialogue from... read more

Ask Matt: Outlander, Orange and Emmys, Shonda Times Three, and More

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Question: I was wondering if you've had a chance to preview the Outlander series, based on the books by Diana Gabaldon. I'm a big fan of the books and I'm hoping that the series will be faithful to the story. Do you have any insight you could share? - Elizabeth

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Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey Surprise Fans at Comic-Con

Comic-Con got off to a great start Thursday when the Paramount panel abruptly ushered off Megan Fox mid-Q&A, replacing her with a surprise appearance from Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey.

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TCA Awards: Orange Is the New Black, Breaking Bad Win Big

There were few surprises at the 30th Annual Television Critics Association Awards. Orange Is the New Black earned Outstanding New Program whileBreaking Bad's final season scored Program of the Year for the second consecutive season.

While last year, Tatiana Maslany beat out favorites like Bryan Cranston to win the Individual Achievement in Drama honors, this year the Orphan Black star got no love from either the TCAs or the Emmys. Instead, Matthew McConaughey took home the award for his work in True Detective, which also got lauded in the Movies, Miniseries and Specials category. Similarly, Veep doubled up its wins with awards for its star and to tie Louie in the Comedy category.

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