Dazed & Confused The role that launched the Texas native to superstardom? 1993's Dazed and Confused, in which McConaughey played stoner David Wooderson -- known for chasing younger women. "That's what I love about these high school girls, man," Wooderson says. "I get older, they stay the same age."
Before he was winning Oscars and Golden Globes for Dallas Buyers' Club, Matthew McConaughey was a 23-year-old up and comer vying for the role of stoner David Wooderson in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused.