08:32 PM EDT 08/23/2014
Originally posted 03/08/2014 09:00AM
Sure, Matthew McConaughey's mom is thrilled her son took home the Best Actor Oscar last Sunday. But in Kay McCabe's book, McConaughey was already a winner.
Originally posted 11/04/2013 06:00PM
"Alright, alright, alright…" With that line, so began Matthew McConaughey's film career.
And what a debut it was: Though McConaughey's first film role, the character of Wooderson in Dazed and Confused has remained one of the actor's most-recognized roles. (The film itself turned 20 this year.)
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