McConaughey Began His Acting Career In 1991 Appearing In Television Commercials Before

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McConaughey’s mother and late father divorced and re-married each other several times. McConaughey had a Methodist upbringing. While in high school, he was voted most handsome in the Longview Lobo Yearbook. McConaughey began his acting career in 1991, appearing in television commercials, before being cast in Richard Linklater’s film Dazed and Confused, which became a critical success, garnering largely positive reviews. McConaughey also provided voice work for an ad campaign of the Peace Corps in late 2006.