McConaughey lost more than 40 pounds to play Woodroof, a homophobic Texas electrician who, when given an
It is the first Globes win -- and, indeed, the first nomination -- for McConaughey. The victory continues a career renaissance for the actor, whose buzzy HBO series "True Detective" is premiering Sunday as well. McConaughey won one of his first major film prizes last year when he took home an Independent Spirit award for his portrayal of a strip-club veteran in "Magic Mike."
The Globes category was competitive, with pundits forecasting that