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Matthew Broderick

Film Producer / Film Director | * 03/21/1962 (61) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor. His roles include the Golden Globe–nominated portrayal of the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), the voice of adult Simba in Disney's The Lion King (1994), and Leo Bloom in both the Broadway musical The Producers and its 2005 film adaptation. Other films he has starring credits in include WarGames (1983), Glory (1989), The Freshman (1990), The Cable Guy (1996), Godzilla (1998), Election (1999), Inspector Gadget (1999), ()
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Matthew Broderick is an American actor whose career has spanned both the silver screen and the stage. Broderick got his start off broadway but quickly wound up as the lead in Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs. His first screen role was Max Dugan Returns, also penned by Neil Simon. His breakout role came the same year for his role as a young hacker in WarGames. Later he stared as the eponymous Ferris Bueller in 1985's Ferris Bueller's Day Off, a film which has achieved cult status and had made Broderick a household name. In 1985 while on Vacation in Ireland with his then fiancee Jennifer Grey, who played his sister in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Broderick was involved in a head on collision that killed two locals. Broderick was deemed at fault and faced five years in prison but his punishment was lessened to just a fine. In 1997 he married Sarah Jessica Parker and the pair have had 3 children together.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Matthew Broderick

Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
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Movies with Matthew Broderick as Actor(75)

as Laird2023 No Hard Feelings
as Doug2020 Lazy Susan
as Albert2019 To Dust
as June's Dad (voice)2019 Wonder Park
as Murray Krafft2019 Love Is Blind
as Ralphie as an Adult2017 A Christmas Story Live!
as himself2017 Oh, Hello on Broadway
as Levar Mathis2016 Rules Don't Apply
as Jeffrey2016 Manchester by the Sea
as Borden Chase2016 The American Side
as himself2015 Trainwreck
as Les Moore2015 Dirty Weekend
as himself2013 Skum Rocks!
as John Andrew van Tassel2011 Margaret
as Mr. Fitzhugh2011 Tower Heist
as Mr. Buellerton (uncredited)2011 New Year's Eve
as Self (archive footage)2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty
as Ben Singer2009 Wonderful World
as Cooper2008 Diminished Capacity
as Taylor Peters2008 Finding Amanda
as Despereaux (voice)2008 The Tale of Despereaux
as Adam Flayman (voice)2007 Bee Movie
as Ben Green2007 Then She Found Me
as himself2006 Who Is Ferris Bueller?
as Steve Finch2006 Deck the Halls
as Roger Beekman2006 Strangers with Candy
as Leo Bloom2005 The Producers
as Bruce2004 Marie and Bruce
as Steven Schats2004 The Last Shot
as Walter Kresby2004 The Stepford Wives
as Simba (voice)2004 The Lion King 1½
as Professor Harold Hill2003 The Music Man
as Hubble (voice)2003 Good Boy!
as Brian Everett2000 You Can Count on Me
as Jim McAllister1999 Election
as Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown1999 Inspector Gadget
as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos1998 Godzilla
as Simba (voice)1998 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
as Michael Woods1998 Walking to the Waterline
as Sam1997 Addicted to Love
as Steven M. Kovacs1996 The Cable Guy
as Richard Feynman1996 Infinity
as Charles MacArthur1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
as William Lightbody1994 The Road to Wellville
as Simba (voice)1994 The Lion King
as Tack the Cobbler (voice)1993 The Thief and the Cobbler
as Bill Campbell1992 Out on a Limb
as Clark Kellogg1990 The Freshman
as Col. Robert Gould Shaw1989 Glory
as Adam McMullen1989 Family Business
as Eugene Morris Jerome1988 Biloxi Blues
as Alan Simon1988 Torch Song Trilogy
as Ferris Bueller (uncredited)1988 She's Having a Baby
as Jimmy Garrett1987 Project X
as Ferris Bueller1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
as Brother1986 On Valentine's Day
as Phillipe Gaston1985 Ladyhawke
as Prince Henry1985 Cinderella
as Brother1985 1918
as Michael McPhae1983 Max Dugan Returns
as David1983 WarGames

TV Shows/Series with Matthew Broderick as Actor(37)

as Richard Sackler2023 Painkiller
as Michael Burr2019 Daybreak
as Peter2018 The Conners
as Dr. David Miller2016 Better Things
as Joseph Sugarman (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Self - Guest2014 Late Night with Seth Meyers
as Talking Cat (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as himself2010 Louie
as Self - Panelist2010 The Marriage Ref
as himself2010 Conan
as Dave2009 Modern Family
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Cooter Burger2006 30 Rock
as Self - Guest2005 The Reichen Show
as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show
as Self - William Swain1996 The West
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as himself1995 MADtv
as Mark (voice)1993 Frasier
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as Prince Henry1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as Mike Pompeo (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as himself1971 Great Performances
as himself??? Today

Movies with Matthew Broderick as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1996 Infinity
Production/Producer1996 Infinity

Full Name: Matthew Broderick
Born: Wednesday, 03/21 1962 (March) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 61 years + 339 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: HB Studio, City and Country School
Member of: SAG-AFTRA
Spouses (current/former): Sarah Jessica Parker
Children: James Wilkie Broderick, Tabitha Hodge Broderick
Siblings: Janet Broderick Kraft, Martha Broderick, Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick
Student of: Herbert Berghof
Other names for Matthew Broderick (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Мэттью Бродерик"
"Мэтью Бродерик"
Matthew Broderick frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (39x, Actor)
Bill Hader (28x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (27x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (25x, Actress)
Dan Harmon (25x, Crew)
Will Ferrell (24x, Actor)
Tina Fey (24x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (24x, Actor)
Rachel Dratch (24x, Actress)
Martin Short (23x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (23x, Actor)
Kenneth Lonergan (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:973, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/11/2024