Famous Friends of Matthew McConaughey

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List of famous people who are friends with Matthew McConaughey, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Matthew McConaughey, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Matthew McConaughey. From the people who have had a falling out with Matthew McConaughey to Matthew McConaughey's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that Matthew McConaughey has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Matthew McConaughey's celebrity bros are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Matthew McConaughey's friends that much better. List features celebrities like Sandra Bullock and Penélope Cruz.This list answers the questions, "Who are Matthew McConaughey's friends?" and "Which celebrities is Matthew McConaughey friends with?"

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    Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson have been friends for decades. They have co-starred in several projects including Edtv and True Detective.

    Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson is an American actor, activist, and playwright. He is a double Academy Award nominee, seven time Emmy Award nominee and one time winner. His breakout role came in 1985, joining the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd, for which he earned five Emmy Award ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Midland
    • Profession: Businessperson, Actor
    • Credits: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, No Country for Old Men, Cheers, Zombieland, + more
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    Richard Linklater and Matthew McConaughey became fast friends on the set of Dazed and Confused, which was McConaughey's film debut.

    Richard Stuart Linklater is an American film director and screenwriter. He is known for the coming of age comedy Dazed and Confused, the romantic drama film trilogy Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight; the music-themed comedy School of Rock, the rotoscope animated Waking Life and A Scanner ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, + more
    • Credits: Dazed and Confused, School of Rock, Beavis and Butt-head Do America, Boyhood, Before Sunrise, + more
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    Matthew McConaughey made several appearances on his friend Danny McBride's show Eastbound and Down.

    Daniel Richard "Danny" McBride is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and stand-up comedian.more

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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Statesboro, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Georgia, + more
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Superbad, Tropic Thunder, Despicable Me, This Is the End, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, + more
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    Lance Armstrong and Matthew McConaughey are solid bros. They have been seen working out together all over Los Angeles.

    Lance Edward Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He previously held seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005, but was stripped of his titles in 2012 after a protracted doping scandal. At age 16, Armstrong began competing as a triathlete and was a national ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Plano, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclist
    • Credits: DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, You, Me and Dupree
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    Back in 2006, good buddies Jake Gyllenhaal and Matthew McConaughey were frequently spotted going cycling together.

    Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his first lead role in October Sky, he starred in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko, in which he played a psychologically ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: Donnie Darko, Brokeback Mountain, Zodiac, The Day After Tomorrow, Prisoners, + more
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    Sandra Bullock and Matthew McConaughey have been buddies since they appeared in the 1996 film A Time to Kill.

    Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and film producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is the recipient of one Academy Award from two nominations, and one Golden Globe Award from five nominations. Bullock made her acting debut with a minor role in the 1987 thriller ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Blind Side, Gravity, Crash, Speed, The Prince of Egypt, + more
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    Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey liked working together so much that they collaborated on several films including Fool's Gold and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.

    Kate Garry Hudson is an American actress. She rose to prominence in 2001 after winning a Golden Globe and receiving several nominations, including one for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in Almost Famous. She then starred in the hit film How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days in 2003.more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: Almost Famous, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Bride Wars, Gossip, Something Borrowed, + more
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    Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey developed a friendship on the set of Magic Mike.

    Channing Matthew Tatum is an American actor, film producer, dancer, and model. Tatum made his film debut in the drama film Coach Carter. His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up, which introduced him to a wider audience. He is known for his portrayal of the character Duke in the 2009 ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: USA, Alabama, Cullman
    • Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Dancer
    • Credits: 21 Jump Street, This Is the End, She's the Man, Coach Carter, The Lego Movie, + more
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    Matthew McConaughey and his bro Jack Black have both appeared in Tropic Thunder and Bernie.

    Jack Black is a musical group.more

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    In 2014, Ellen DeGeneres poked fun at her friend Matthew McConaughey by spoofing his Lincoln car commercials.

    Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003. Her stand up career started in the early 1980s, culminating in a 1986 ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Finding Nemo, American Idol, Coneheads, Dr. Dolittle, Ellen, + more
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    Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón, jamón, to critical acclaim. Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Open Your Eyes, The Hi-Lo Country, ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Alcobendas, Spain
    • Profession: Businessperson, Film Producer, Model, Designer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Vanilla Sky, Blow, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, All About My Mother, + more
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    Jessica Michelle Chastain is an American actress. Chastain began her Hollywood career in guest-roles on several television shows, before making her feature film debut in Jolene. In 2011, she gained wide public recognition for her starring roles in six film releases, including Take Shelter, The Tree of ...more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Sacramento
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, The Help, Interstellar, Zero Dark Thirty, The Tree of Life, + more
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    Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress, singer, and producer. After several stage roles, Hathaway appeared in the 1999 television series Get Real. She came to prominence after playing Mia Thermopolis in the Disney film The Princess Diaries and in its 2004 sequel. Since then, Hathaway has ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Dark Knight Rises, Brokeback Mountain, Alice in Wonderland, The Princess Diaries, Interstellar, + more
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    Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American actor and filmmaker. He is well known for playing mobsters, especially Michael Corleone in The Godfather films and Tony Montana in Scarface, and often appeared on the other side of the law—as a police officer, a detective and a lawyer. Pacino won the Academy ...more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Theatre Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
    • Credits: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Scarface, Heat, Dog Day Afternoon, + more
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    Owen Cunningham Wilson is an American actor and screenwriter from Dallas, Texas. His older brother, Andrew and younger brother, Luke, are also actors. He has had a long association with filmmaker Wes Anderson, having shared co-writing and acting credits for Bottle Rocket and The Royal Tenenbaums, which ...more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Armageddon, Cars, Wedding Crashers, Cars 2, Rushmore, + more
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    Jared Leto is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and director. After starting his career with television appearances in the early 1990s, Leto achieved recognition for his role as Jordan Catalano on the television series My So-Called Life. He made his film debut in How to Make an American Quilt and ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: USA, Bossier City, Louisiana
    • Profession: Painter, Businessperson, Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more
    • Credits: Fight Club, American Psycho, Requiem for a Dream, The Thin Red Line, My So-Called Life, + more
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    Christopher Jonathan James Nolan is a British American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has created several of the most critically and commercially successful films of the early 21st century. His nine films have grossed over $4.2 billion worldwide and garnered a total of 26 Oscar ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Editor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Director
    • Credits: The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins, Inception, Man of Steel, + more
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    Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel was an American daredevil, painter, entertainer, and international icon. In his career, he attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps between 1965 and 1980; and, in 1974, a canyon jump across Snake River Canyon in the Skycycle X-2, a steam-powered rocket. He ...more

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    • Age: Died at 69 (1938-2007)
    • Birthplace: Butte, Montana, USA
    • Profession: Stunt Performer
    • Credits: Viva Knievel!, Richard Hammond Meets Evel Knievel, Evel Knievel: Spectacular Jumps
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    William "Bill" Paxton is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after starring in a number of films, including Apollo 13, Weird Science, Twister, Aliens, True Lies, and Titanic. Paxton starred in the HBO series Big Love and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the miniseries Hatfields ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Texas, Fort Worth, USA
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Film Director
    • Credits: Titanic, The Terminator, Aliens, Apollo 13, Weird Science, + more
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    Rosa Maria "Rosie" Perez is an American actress, community activist, talk show host, author, dancer, and choreographer. Her film breakthrough was in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. She followed this with White Men Can't Jump, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Bushwick
    • Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: Do the Right Thing, Pineapple Express, The Other Guys, White Men Can't Jump, The Road to El Dorado, + more
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