Matthew McConaughey graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and got his first big break with the film Dazed and Confused. He later starred in A Time to Kill and Amistad , among many others. McConaughey came on strong in with his starring role on the TV series True Detective, a project that propelled him even further on his star trajectory. He was an athlete at a young age, playing golf and tennis at Longview High School, and was voted "Most Handsome Student.
Early life[ edit ] Nielsen was born on 11 February in Regina, Saskatchewan. Nielsen's half-uncle Jean Hersholt was an actor known for his portrayal of Dr. Christian in a radio series of that name, and the subsequent television series and films.