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Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyongo and Jared Leto appear in the press room at the 2014 Oscars on March 2, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Kyle Rover/startraksphoto.com
03/03/2014

Check out photos of Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and more celebs showing off their Oscars backstage on March 2, 2014.

Other celebs who made and appearance backstage include Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence and Anne Hathaway.

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03/02/2014
Matthew McConaughey talks backstage after winning Best Leading Actor at the 2014 Oscars on March 2, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Matthew McConaughey has has won the 2014 Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as HIV-positive patient Ron Woodroof in Jean-Marc Vallee's drama film "Dallas Buyers Club," marking his first win and nomination.

The winners were announced at a live ceremony that took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and aired live on ABC on Sunday, March 2. McConaughey beat Bruce Dern of "Nebraska," Chiwetel Ejiofor of "12 Years A Slave," Christian Bale of "American Hustle" and Leonardo DiCaprio of "The Wolf of Wall Street."

02/12/2014
Matthew McConaughey appears in an interview with OTRC.com on Feb. 10, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Matthew McConaughey is enjoying his Oscar moment.

The 44-year-old actor is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Ron Woodroof in the drama "Dallas Buyers Club." The nomination marks McConaughey's first Oscar nod and the actor has already taken home a Golden Globe Award, a Critics Choice Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the role.

02/11/2014
Matthew McConaughey appears in an interview with OTRC.com on Feb. 10, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Matthew McConaughey talked to OTRC.com recently about his Oscar nomination being a 'highlight' in his career.
02/11/2014
Matthew McConaughey appears in an interview with OTRC.com on Feb. 10, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Matthew McConaughey talked to OTRC.com recently about the subtle shift in his career and doing more dramas.
02/11/2014
Matthew McConaughey appears in an interview with OTRC.com on Feb. 10, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Matthew McConaughey talked to OTRC.com recently about the experience of his first Oscar nomination.
01/30/2014
Jared Leto appears at the premiere of Dallas Buyers Club in London on Jan. 39, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Jonathan Brady / Abaca / Startraksphoto.com

See photos of Jared Leto and co-star Matthew McConaughey at the premiere of "Dallas Buyers Club" in London on Jan. 29, 2014. The two are nominated for Oscars for their roles as HIV-positive patients.

01/06/2014
Matthew McConaughey talks about 'Dallas Buyers Club,' acting in dramas and comedies (January 2014)
12/18/2013
Leonardo DiCaprio attends the premiere of The Wolf of Wall Street in New York on Dec. 17, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Dave Allocca / Startraksphoto.com

See photos of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Orlando Bloom and others at the premiere of "The Wolf of Wall Street" in New York on Dec. 17, 2013.

10/22/2013
Sandra Bullock appears at the 17th annual Hollywood Film Awards in Los Angeles, California on Oct. 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Lionel Hahn / startraksphoto.com

Sandra Bullock, Olivia Munn, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves and more of Hollywood's biggest stars walked the red carpet at the 17th annual Hollywood Film Awards.

Check out photos from the event.

11/01/2013
Jared Leto spoke to OTRC.com at the 17th annual Hollywood Film Awards on Oct. 21, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Jared Leto takes on a role unlike any he has before in the new drama film "Dallas Buyers Club."

In the film, which hit theaters on Nov. 1, Leto plays Rayon, a transgender woman and AIDS patient who seeks the help of Ron Woodroff, played by Matthew McConaughey and Dr. Eve Saks, played by Jennifer Garner, to combat his disease. Leto and McConaughey underwent extreme transformations for their roles, appearing thin and weathered to portray their characters.

10/27/2013
Matthew McConaughey appears in a scene in the film Dallas Buyers Club. - Provided courtesy of none / Focus Features Watch a clip of Matthew McConaughey in 'Dallas Buyers Club,' in theaters on Nov. 1, 2013.
11/01/2013
Matthew McConaughey stars as AIDS patient Ron Woodroof in Jean-Marc Vallees 2013 fact-based drama film, Dallas Buyers Club, a Focus Features release. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto lost weight to play AIDS patients in "Dallas Buyer's Club" - see photos from film.

11/01/2013
Jennifer Garner spoke to OTRC.com about the film Dallas Buyers Club (October 2013). - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Jennifer Garner plays a compassionate doctor to HIV patients in need in the new film "Dallas Buyers Club."

In the movie, in theaters on Nov. 1, Garner plays Dr. Eve Saks, who helped people seek alternative treatments for then-taboo HIV disease. The film also co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, who both underwent extreme physical transformations for their respecitive roles.

Garner sat down with OTRC.com earlier this month, where she spoke about playing her character Eve and what it was like working with Leto and McConaughey in their transformed state.

11/01/2013
Matthew McConaughey spoke to OTRC.com about the film Dallas Buyers Club (October 2013). - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Matthew McConaughey shows a whole new side of himself in his upcoming film "Dallas Buyers Club."

In the movie, in theaters on Nov. 1, McConaughey plays Ron Woodroof, a defiant Dallas native who is told by doctors he is going to die in 30 days after contracting the then-taboo HIV disease. The film also stars Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto. The actor, like McConaughey, also underwent an extreme physical transformation for his role -- also an AIDS patient.

McConaughey sat down with OTRC.com recently to talk about his role, how he was able to relate to the role through people in his own life and how his family reacted to his shocking weight loss, which reportedly totaled more than 40 pounds.

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