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Matthew McConaughey, ‘True Detective': 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Check out all the facts on Emmy-nominated True Detective star Matthew McConaughey.


1. Bryan Cranston Is His Big Competition at the Emmys

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At tonight’s 2014 Emmy Awards, the big contenders in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series category are Matthew and Bryan Cranston. Many believe Cranston may take the win because it’s the last opportunity to honor him for his role in Breaking Bad. However, many reports suggest that Matthew could win as well. TV.com writes:

While McConaughey was brilliant as a spewer of grim mumbo-jumbo, Cranston faced the meatier and more difficult task of playing a character with more variation and substance.

Matthew McConaughey, ‘True Detective': The Photos You Need to See

Matthew McConaughey is vying for an award at the 2014 Emmys for his role on True Detective. Check out his hottest and best photos to celebrate his nomination.

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2. He Lived in a Trailer Home Even as a Millionaire

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Matthew may have been rich and famous before he met his wife, but he didn’t splurge on a big mansion until he started a family. He actually was living in a decked out trailer home. No I’m not kidding. Architectural Digest writes:

Actor Matthew McConaughey customized his 2004 Airstream International CCD 28 with a practical mind-set. “If it looks good but it’s not functional, then it’s not worth anything,” he says.

You can check out photos of his old mobile home by clicking here.


3. Dazed and Confused Was His First Notable Role

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Matthew’s first big recognition came from his role in the movie Dazed and Confused. The synopsis of the movie is:

The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976.

If you haven’t seen it, you’re missing out.


4. He’s Married to Model Camila Alves

Matthew is married to the gorgeous model Camila Alves, who has her own purse line. The line is called My Muxo and the handbags are high-end works of art. The happy couple has three children together – Lexi, Vida, and Livingston.


5. Whenever We Think of Him, We Have to Say “Alright, Alright, Alright”

When Matthew won his first Oscar back in January, he gave a very memorable speech, where he included his now famous movie quote “Alright, Alright, Alright.” Check out the speech in the above clip.


Matthew McConaughey, ‘True Detective': The Photos You Need to See

Matthew McConaughey is vying for an award at the 2014 Emmys for his role on True Detective. Check out his hottest and best photos to celebrate his nomination.

Click here to read more

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