MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY portrays the role
of Fenton Meiks, the narrator of FRAILTY and the film's most complex and
surprising character. McConaughey made his motion picture debut in Richard
Linklater's acclaimed 1970s coming-of-age drama, DAZED AND CONFUSED. Shortly
after moving to Los Angeles, McConaughey became a sensation with his riveting
performance in A TIME TO KILL, which earned the young actor rave reviews and
overnight stardom. He starred opposite Oscar winner Jodie Foster in Robert
Zemeckis' CONTACT, followed by Steven Spielberg's historical drama, AMISTAD.
starring opposite notable actors Anthony Hopkins and Morgan Freeman. McConaughey
also starred in EDTV with Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson and Ellen DeGeneres.
McConaughey's other credits include: Herbert Ross' BOYS ON THE SIDE, Disney's
ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD, and John Sayles LONE STAR. Most recently, McConaughey
starred opposite Jennifer Lopez in the blockbuster romantic comedy, THE WEDDING
PLANNER, and in U-571, which also starred Bill Paxton.
McConaughey's production company,
"j.k. livin," is developing several projects for Warner Bros.,
Universal, Paramount and Imagine Entertainment. The company executive produced
the critically acclaimed feature documentary HANDS ON A HARDBODY, directed by
fellow Texan Robb Bindler. The company also produced Making Sandwiches with
Sandra Bullock's Fortis Films, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival.
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