Matthew McConaughey vs Woody Harrelson

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ActorActor
Actor, Activist
Net worth 2018
$65 Thousand
Other
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Residence
Midland
Malibu, CA
Country
United States
04/11/1969
BirthDay
23/07/1961
Height
1.78 m
3
Children
Education
Hanover College (1983)
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2017

McConaughey starred in the Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower (2017), as Walter Padick

2016

McConaughey is teaching classes at his alma mater, UT-Austin, the first session of which was about the filming of the 2016 film Free State of Jones

2015

After finishing Gus Van Sant's 2015 film The Sea of Trees with Ken Watanabe, in 2016, McConaughey starred in two films, Free State of Jones and Gold, and voiced leading characters in two animated films, Kubo and the Two Strings and Sing

2014

McConaughey also played Cooper, a widowed father and astronaut, alongside Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, and Casey Affleck in Christopher Nolan's science fiction film Interstellar (2014)

2013

In 2013, he portrayed Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club

2012

In June 2012, McConaughey was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

2011

The couple became engaged on December 25, 2011, and were married in a private Catholic ceremony on June 9, 2012, in Austin, Texas, where they reside

2008

Together, they have three children: sons Levi Alves McConaughey (born July 7, 2008) and Livingston Alves McConaughey (born December 28, 2012), and daughter Vida Alves McConaughey (born January 3, 2010)

2006

In 2006, he rescued a cat from two youths in Sherman Oaks, California, before they could set it on fire

2005

That same year, McConaughey was named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" for 2005

2003

His co-star Jared Leto won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, making Dallas Buyers Club the first film since Mystic River (2003) to win both awards

2000

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

1996

After 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 film A Time to Kill (1996), based on the John Grisham novel of the same name

1993

He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), before going on to appear in the slasher film Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994), the legal thriller A Time to Kill (1996), the comedy film Larger than Life (1996), Steven Spielberg's historical drama Amistad (1997), the science fiction drama Contact (1997), the comedy EDtv (1999), and the war film U-571 (2000)

1992

In 1992, he was cast as "Joe" in Trisha Yearwood's video for her hit song "Walkaway Joe"

1990

In the late 1990s, McConaughey was cast in leading roles in more movies, including Contact, Amistad, The Newton Boys, EDtv and U-571

1989

He began in the fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a bachelor's degree in Radio-Television-Film

1988

He lived in Australia for a year, in Warnervale, New South Wales, as a Rotary exchange student in 1988

1980

McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas, in 1980, where he attended Longview High School

1969

Matthew David McConaughey was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas to parents of Irish descent

1954

He has two older brothers: Michael Patrick McConaughey (born 1954) and PatRick James McConaughey (born 1963, adopted)

1953

In 1953, Jim was drafted in the 27th round by the NFL's Green Bay Packers

1932

His mother, Mary Kathleen (née McCabe, born 1932), whose family hails from the Cavan/Monaghan area in Ireland, is known as "Kay" or "KMac" and is a former kindergarten teacher and published author who taught McConaughey

1922

His father, James Donald "Jim" McConaughey (1922–1999), was from Louisiana and ran an oil pipe supply business; he played for the Kentucky Wildcats and the Houston Cougars college football teams

2012

He was next seen playing a character in the horror comedy ‘Zombieland’, which he followed up with Roland Emmerich's ‘2012’

2010

In 2010, he starred in the futuristic western martial arts film ‘Bunraku’ and followed up with the film, ‘Friends with Benefits’

2008

In 2008, he tied the nuptials with his long-time girlfriend, Laura Louie

2007

In 2007, his career graph experienced yet another big leap as his film ‘No Country for Old Men’, a crime thriller, went on to bag the prestigious Academy Award

2005

Furthermore, he appeared in the action film, ‘After the Sunset’ and Spike Lee film, ‘She Hate Me’Year 2005 was an eventful one for this talented actor as three of his films were slated to be released

2003

He even concentrated on his stage career and was seen in several plays such as ‘The Rainmaker’, ‘The Late Henry Moss’, ‘On An Average Day’ and ‘This is Our Youth’He returned to the big screen in 2003, with the comedy film, ‘Anger Management’ in which he co-starred with Galaxia

1999

In 1999, he reprised his role of Woody Boyd in the Cheers spin off success Frasier

1998

In 1998, he was seen in the thriller movie Palmetto

1997

He bagged himself couple of lead roles in serious films, beginning with the 1997 war film ‘Welcome to Sarajevo’ and ‘Wag the Dog’ in which he had a featured role

1989

What started off as a mere replacement of the character of Coach played by Nicholas Colasanto in ‘Cheers’, lasted for four seasons until 1989! What’s more, he even earned himself five Emmy Awards nominations, eventually winning one

1986

He made a foray into the big screen while working on ‘Cheers’ with the 1986 released film, ‘Wildcats’, a football comedy in which he made a cameo appearance

1985

In 1985, he made his professional debut with the role of a bartender, Woody Boyd, in the already popular NBC sitcom, ‘Cheers’, which was on its fourth season

1983

In 1983, he passed out with a bachelor degree of arts in theatre arts and English

1961

Woody Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 to Diane Lou and Charles Voyde Harrelson in Midland, Texas