Matthew McConaughey to be Awarded the 2014 American Cinematheque Award

2014 is certainly shaping up to be Matthew McConaughey’s year. The actor took home an Academy Award for his role in Dallas Buyers Club earlier this year and now he’s set to receive the 2014 American Cinematheque Award in recognition of his career achievements.

McConaughey will be feted at a benefit gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California on October 21st.

American Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita says, “Matthew McConaughey is the epitome of what a Hollywood star should be – an adventurous, joyous and ever growing talent combined with matinee-idol looks and an unshakeable sense of who he is and what he stands for…

“His Academy Award for Dallas Buyers Club and the rave reviews for his television debut in True Detective, is just the beginning of his next chapter and the American Cinematheque is proud to recognize his accomplishments.”

Past recipients include Matt Damon, Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Julia Roberts and George Clooney.

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