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MTV announces 2014 MTV Movie Award nominees

MTV announces 2014 MTV Movie Award nominees

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- Recent Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong'o are among the nominees for this year's MTV Movie Awards.
Annie Martin
Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey working on having another baby

Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey working on having another baby

HOLLYWOOD, March 5 (UPI) -- Matthew McConaughey didn't want to stay long at the Oscars after party on Sunday.
Veronica Linares
Matthew McConaughey talks his 'McConaissance' backstage at Oscars

Matthew McConaughey talks his 'McConaissance' backstage at Oscars

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Matthew McConaughey discussed his comeback with reporters backstage after winning Best Actor.
Kate Stanton
P!nk dazzles with 'Wizard of Oz' tribute at the Oscars

P!nk dazzles with 'Wizard of Oz' tribute at the Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, March 3 (UPI) -- P!nk wows Oscar audience with beautiful rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
Annie Martin
Matthew McConaughey's high school prom photo resurfaces in wake of Oscar win

Matthew McConaughey's high school prom photo resurfaces in wake of Oscar win

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Matthew McConaughey's high school prom date's niece tweets the pair's prom photo after his Oscar win on Sunday.
Annie Martin
'12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' strike Academy Award gold

'12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' strike Academy Award gold

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- "12 Years a Slave," the story of a free man sold into slavery and his fight to regain his freedom, took the top prize at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
Kim Novak's stiff appearance sets off Twitter

Kim Novak's stiff appearance sets off Twitter

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- In an Oscars full of head-scratching moments, Kim Novak's appearance may have been the strangest.
Gabrielle Levy
Leonardo DiCaprio loses fourth acting Oscar, Twitter goes crazy

Leonardo DiCaprio loses fourth acting Oscar, Twitter goes crazy

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Leonardo DiCaprio lost his fourth Best Actor Oscar to Matthew McConaughey.
Kate Stanton
Jared Leto thanks 'future ex-wife' Lupita Nyong'o at Independent Spirit Awards

Jared Leto thanks 'future ex-wife' Lupita Nyong'o at Independent Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- Jared Leto took home an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Kate Stanton
Matthew McConaughey: I've enjoyed Oscar nomination process

Matthew McConaughey: I've enjoyed Oscar nomination process

March 2 (UPI) -- Matthew McConaughey said even if he's nominated for an Oscar a second time, there's nothing like the first.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

"Gravity" and "American Hustle" go into Sunday's Oscar race in Los Angeles with 10 nods apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" is close behind with nine nominations.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Oscars 2014: A Brief Look at the Nominees

Oscars 2014: A Brief Look at the Nominees

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A brief look at some of this year's Academy Award contenders.
Annie Martin
Leonardo DiCaprio howls in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Leonardo DiCaprio howls in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio says he was eager to make the fact-based film "The Wolf of Wall Street" because it reflects "everything that's wrong in today's society."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
Michelle Monaghan talks Maggie's 'True Detective' [SPOILER]

Michelle Monaghan talks Maggie's 'True Detective' [SPOILER]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- In this week's "True Detective," Michelle Monaghan's Maggie Hart really went for it.
Gabrielle Levy
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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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