Matthew McConaughey says he almost abandoned acting to pursue a career as a high school football coach

Published Oct 29 2020 at 5:33 PM GMT
  • Matthew McConaughey revealed in a new interview that he almost gave up acting to pursue a career as a wildlife guide or high school football coach instead.
  • The "Dallas Buyers Club" actor spoke to Oprah Winfrey for a new episode of her Apple TV+ show "The Oprah Conversation.
  • During their chat, McConaughey opened up about his struggles transitioning from romantic roles to more dramatic movies.
  • "I dabbled with thinking about other careers," he told Winfrey.
  • And while McConaughey is now an Oscar-winning actor, he revealed that he considered working as a high school football coach, an orchestra leader, a wildlife guide, or a schoolteacher.



  • Published Oct 29, 2020 5:33 PM GMT