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After a series of minor roles in the early 1990s, McConaughey gained notice for his breakout role in Dazed and Confused (1993). He then appeared in films such as A Time to Kill, Contact, U-571, Tiptoes, Sahara, and We Are Marshall. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. 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. During this period, he appeared as a firefighter in the low-budget film Tiptoes, opposite Rene Russo, in Two For The Money as a protege to Al Pacino’s gambling mogul, and in Frailty, cast against type as a serial killer, opposite Bill Paxton.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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Matthew David McConaughey ( /m?’k?n?he?/; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. McConaughey’s mother and late father divorced and re-married each other several times. McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas – located east of Dallas, where he attended Longview High School. He lived for a year in Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia, as a Rotary exchange student in 1988.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. By the early 2000s, he was frequently cast in romantic comedies, including The Wedding Planner and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, both of which were successful at the box office. McConaughey starred in the football drama We Are Marshall.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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He then appeared in films such as A Time to Kill, Contact, U-571, Tiptoes, Sahara, and We Are Marshall. McConaughey is best known more recently for his performances as a leading man in the romantic comedies The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and Fool’s Gold. McConaughey, the youngest of three boys, was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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Matt McConaughey


After a series of minor roles in the early 1990s, McConaughey gained notice for his breakout role in Dazed and Confused (1993). He then appeared in films such as A Time to Kill, Contact, U-571, Tiptoes, Sahara, and We Are Marshall. McConaughey is best known more recently for his performances as a leading man in the romantic comedies The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and Fool’s Gold. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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McConaughey is best known more recently for his performances as a leading man in the romantic comedies The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and Fool’s Gold. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. He lived for a year in Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia, as a Rotary exchange student in 1988. McConaughey’s personal motto is “Just Keep Livin”.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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McConaughey is best known more recently for his performances as a leading man in the romantic comedies The Wedding Planner, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and Fool’s Gold. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. McConaughey’s mother and late father divorced and re-married each other several times. After appearing in some smaller roles in Angels in the Outfield, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, Boys on the Side, the television series Unsolved Mysteries, and as the male lead in the Trisha Yearwood music video for the song Walkaway Joe, McConaughey’s big break came as the lawyer “Jake Brigance” in the 1996 film A Time to Kill, based on the John Grisham novel of the same name. By the early 2000s, he was frequently cast in romantic comedies, including The Wedding Planner and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, both of which were successful at the box office.

Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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He then appeared in films such as A Time to Kill, Contact, U-571, Tiptoes, Sahara, and We Are Marshall. McConaughey, the youngest of three boys, was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. McConaughey has Irish ancestry and had a Methodist upbringing. McConaughey’s mother and late father divorced and re-married each other several times. He lived for a year in Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia, as a Rotary exchange student in 1988. He also appeared in Ben Stiller’s Tropic Thunder, replacing Owen Wilson after Wilson’s suicide attempt. His foundation is called j.k. livin foundation (all lower-case), which “is dedicated to helping teenage kids lead active lives and make healthy choices to become great men and women.” On October 26, 1999, McConaughey was arrested in Austin, Texas, for resisting arrest following a disturbance in the early hours of the morning and for possession of cannabis.
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Matt McConaughey’s Mother Mary Kathleen Kay Ne McCabe Was A Kindergarten Teacher And

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His mother, Mary Kathleen “Kay” (née McCabe), was a kindergarten teacher, and his father, James Donald McConaughey, was a gas-station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business and once played football for the Green Bay Packers. He began in fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a B.S. degree in Radio-Television-Film. 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.
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