McConaughey Denied The Drug Charges Which Were Subsequently Dropped But Was Charged

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McConaughey attended the University of Texas at Austin College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, where he joined Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity and lived at The Castilian residence hall. 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. in 2006, he co-starred with Sarah Jessica Parker in the romantic comedy Failure to Launch. in June 2010 it was announced that McConaughey is teaming up with Marc Hyman to develop a scripted comedy for TV channel FX based on material from J. R. Reed. McConaughey’s mother, KayMac, played one of the town gossips in the film. McConaughey denied the drug charges (which were subsequently dropped), but was charged with disturbing the peace. McConaughey rescued various pets stranded after the flooding of New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina.

McConaughey Denied The Drug Charges Which Were Subsequently Dropped But Was Charged

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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 protégé to Al Pacino’s gambling mogul, and in Frailty, cast against type as a serial killer, opposite Bill Paxton. Prior to the release of the movie, he promoted it by repeating some trips he took in the late 1990s, including sailing down the Amazon River and trekking to Mali. He returned to his East Texas roots, by working again with director Richard Linklater on “Bernie,” the story of a small-town funeral director, played by Jack Black, who kills the town’s grande dame, played by Shirley MacLaine. McConaughey’s mother, KayMac, played one of the town gossips in the film. McConaughey denied the drug charges (which were subsequently dropped), but was charged with disturbing the peace.
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey

McConaughey Denied The Drug Charges Which Were Subsequently Dropped But Was Charged

Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey


Matthew David McConaughey ( /m?’k?n?he?/; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. 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. in 2006, he co-starred with Sarah Jessica Parker in the romantic comedy Failure to Launch, which was reasonably successful at the box office. McConaughey also provided voice work for an ad campaign of the Peace Corps in late 2006. 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. McConaughey denied the drug charges (which were subsequently dropped), but was charged with disturbing the peace. McConaughey met his partner, Brazilian model and television performer Camila Alves, in 2007, and they are currently living in Austin, Texas.

McConaughey Denied The Drug Charges Which Were Subsequently Dropped But Was Charged

Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey
Matt McConaughey


He began in fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a B.S. degree in Radio-Television-Film. McConaughey was cast in leading roles in many more movies: Contact, Amistad, The Newton Boys, EDtv, and U-571. Matthew’s production company, j.k. livin, is currently in development on projects with Warner Bros., Universal, Paramount Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. McConaughey denied the drug charges (which were subsequently dropped), but was charged with disturbing the peace. He pled guilty and paid a fine of $50. McConaughey rescued various pets stranded after the flooding of New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina.