The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Matthew McConaughey with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard.
The Texas native began his career after a chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips, who led him to director Richard Linklater — the man who would cast him in “Dazed and Confused.”
Since then, McConaughey has appeared in more than 40 feature films that have grossed more than $1 billion.
The actor’s career highlights include “Dallas Buyers Club,” for which he won an Academy Award for playing AIDS stricken Ron Woodruff. He also has appeared in “Magic Mike”, “Bernie”, “The Paperboy”, “Mud”, “The Lincoln Lawyer”, “Tropic Thunder”, “A Time to Kill” and “Lone Star.” Recently the actor gained acclaim for his role in HBO’s “True Detective” television series.”
He currently can be seen starring in the space epic “Interstellar.”
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