By Grace Gavilanes
Updated Nov 04, 2014 @ 7:14 am
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Happy birthday, Matthew McConaughey! The actor turns 45 today. While his acting career took off from starring in addictive romantic comedies opposite Kate Hudson and Jennifer Lopez, McConaughey has since foregone putting his chiseled abs on full display, and has instead opted for roles of the more dramatic variety.

Cases in point: his critically acclaimed performances in HBO's True Detective, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Dallas Buyers Club—the last of which earned him his first Oscar. And now, the father of three is adding yet another buzz-worthy movie title to his growing repertoire in Interstellar, Christopher Nolan's latest film that also stars Hollywood heavyweights Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain.

In honor of McConaughey's birthday, we're taking a look back at his red carpet style.