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Matthew McConaughey won't be in 'Magic Mike XXL'

Matthew McConaughey won't be in 'Magic Mike XXL'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) --Matthew McConaughey not returning for 'Magic Mike' sequel, but Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello are.
Danielle Haynes
2014 Emmy Awards ceremony begins in Los Angeles

2014 Emmy Awards ceremony begins in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) --The 2014 Emmy Awards ceremony has begun in Los Angeles with comedian Seth Meyers serving as host of the American television industry's biggest night.
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'True Detective' season two 'not as dark,' says HBO

'True Detective' season two 'not as dark,' says HBO

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 22 (UPI) --HBO programming president Michael Lombardo said season two of "True Detective" is "not as dark" as season one, but still looks "into the crevices of the soul."
Annie Martin
Debra Messing, Sofia Vergara to be presenters at next week's Emmys ceremony

Debra Messing, Sofia Vergara to be presenters at next week's Emmys ceremony

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Debra Messing, Sofia Vergara, Allison Janney and Lucy Liu are to be presenters at the 66th Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, producers announced.
Karen Butler
Vince Vaughn, Elisabeth Moss in talks for 'True Detective'

Vince Vaughn, Elisabeth Moss in talks for 'True Detective'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) --Actor Vince Vaughn and "Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss are being considered for lead roles on the second season of "True Detective."
Annie Martin
Matthew McConaughey stars in new trailer for 'Interstellar'

Matthew McConaughey stars in new trailer for 'Interstellar'

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) --A dramatic new trailer for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" stars Matthew McConaughey as a father who takes part in a space mission to save mankind.
Annie Martin
Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch could star in second season of 'True Detective'

Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch could star in second season of 'True Detective'

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) --Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch are reportedly being considered for the starring roles in the upcoming second season of HBO's "True Detective."
Veronica Linares
Buy Matthew McConaughey's eternal soul for only $15 on Etsy

Buy Matthew McConaughey's eternal soul for only $15 on Etsy

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13 (UPI) --A specialty store on Etsy called SoulsRUs is selling the souls of celebrities like Drake and Matthew McConaughey for $15, shipping not included.
Evan Bleier
'True Detective' season two to feature three new leads, California setting

'True Detective' season two to feature three new leads, California setting

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) --"True Detective" writer and producer Nic Pizzolatto says the show's second season will feature three new characters and a California setting.
Annie Martin
Brad Pitt throws Matthew McConaughey a beer from balcony to balcony

Brad Pitt throws Matthew McConaughey a beer from balcony to balcony

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 (UPI) --Brad Pitt was filmed in New Orleans throwing a beer balcony-to-balcony to his hotel neighbor Matthew McConaughey over the weekend.
Veronica Linares
Matthew McConaughey tries to save the world in new 'Interstellar' trailer

Matthew McConaughey tries to save the world in new 'Interstellar' trailer

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) --The trailer for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film "Interstellar" premiered online Friday showing Matthew McConaughey racing to save the world from starvation.
Aileen Graef
Willie Nelson inducted into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Willie Nelson inducted into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27 (UPI) -- Austin City Limits inducts its first hall of fame class.
Danielle Haynes
Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influencial People' issue

Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influencial People' issue

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Time magazine unveiled the cover of its annual "100 Most Influential People" issue on Thursday.
Veronica Linares
Oscar telecast to air live on ABC Feb. 22, 2015

Oscar telecast to air live on ABC Feb. 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES, April 18 (UPI) -- The winners of the 87th Academy Awards for excellence in film will be announced Feb. 22, 2015, and the Oscar ceremony will air live on ABC.
Karen Butler
Channing Tatum talks 'Magic Mike XXL'

Channing Tatum talks 'Magic Mike XXL'

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Channing Tatum opened up about his upcoming film, "Magic Mike XXL," after winning the Trail Blazer award at the MTV movie awards on Sunday.
Veronica Linares
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Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves attends the 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Neil Young in Los Angeles on January 29, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Matthew David McConaughey ( /məˈkɒnəheɪ/; 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. 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, the son of Mary Kathleen "Kay" (née McCabe), a kindergarten teacher, and James Donald McConaughey, 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.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Matthew McConaughey."
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