Matthew Mcconaughey - Matthew Mcconaughey's Boozy Night Out Kickstarted Movie Career
Matthew Mcconaughey has credited a boozy night out with launching his movie career, as it led to him landing his breakthrough role in 1993's Dazed And Confused.
The Lincoln Lawyer star was out drinking when he bumped into the casting director for the cult coming-of-age movie, and they hit it off so much MCConaughey signed on to play charismatic character David Wooderson.
He tells Total Film, "I sat down and introduced myself. And a few hours later, we got kicked out for re-enacting holes on golf courses we had both played. At the end of the night he said, 'Have you ever done any acting?' I was in a beer commercial for about half a second. And he goes, 'Well, you might be right for this part for this movie...'"