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Matthew Broderick

Film Producer | * 03/21/1962 (57) | New York City, New York, USA
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Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor, comedian and singer. His roles include the Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), the voice of the adult Simba in Disney's The Lion King trilogy (1994–2004), and Leo Bloom in both the Broadway musical The Producers and its 2005 film adaptation. Other films he had starring credits in include WarGames (1983), Glory (1989), The Freshman (1990), The Cable Guy (1996), Godzilla (1998), Election (1999), Insp..."> ()
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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

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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 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical

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Movies with Matthew Broderick as Actor(65)

as June's Dad2019 Wonder Park
as Murray2019 Beautiful Darkness
as Albert2018 To Dust
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 Andrew Van Tassel2011 Margaret
as Mr. Fitzhugh2011 Tower Heist
as Mr. Buellerton (Uncredited)2011 New Year's Eve
as Ben Singer2010 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 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 2: Simba's Pride
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 Cobbler1993 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 Master Harold 'Hally'1985 'Master Harold'... and the Boys
as Brother1985 1918
as Michael McPhae1983 Max Dugan Returns
as David Lightman1983 WarGames

TV Shows/Series with Matthew Broderick as Actor(20)

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 (current age: 57 years + 181 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Sarah Jessica Parker
Children: James Wilkie Broderick, Tabitha Hodge Broderick
Siblings: Janet Broderick Kraft, Martha Broderick, Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick
Matthew Broderick frequently works together with these people:
Tina Fey (13x, Actress)
Martin Short (13x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (12x, Actor)
Kelsey Grammer (12x, Actor)
Susan Sarandon (12x, Actress)
Sean Hayes (12x, Actor)
Halle Berry (11x, Actress)
Chris Rock (11x, Actor)
Megan Mullally (11x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (11x, Actor)
Kenneth Lonergan (10x, Crew)
John Hughes (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:973, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/02/2019