Matthew Broderick

Biography

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.

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.

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Gender -

Known Credits 71

Birthday 1962-03-21

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.matthewbroderick.net/

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Amusement Park
2016 Rules Don't Apply as Levar Mathis
2016 The American Side as Borden Chase
2016 Mike Nichols: An American Master
2015 The Gettysburg Address
2015 Dirty Weekend as Les Moore
2015 Trainwreck as Himself
2011 Tower Heist as Mr. Fitzhugh
2011 Margaret as Andrew Van Tassel
2010 Who Do You Think You Are?(1 episode)
2009 Wonderful World as Ben Singer
2008 The Tale of Despereaux as Despereaux
2008 Finding Amanda as Taylor Peters
2008 Diminished Capacity as Cooper
2007 Bee Movie as Adam Flayman
2007 Then She Found Me as Ben Green
2006 Deck the Halls as Steve Finch
2006 30 Rock(1 episode)
2006 The Megan Mullally Show(1 episode)
2006 Strangers with Candy as Roger Beekman
2005 The Producers as Leo Bloom
2004 The Last Shot as Steven Schats
2004 The Stepford Wives as Walter Kresby
2004 The Lion King 1½ as Simba
2004 Marie and Bruce as Bruce
2003 Good Boy! as Hubble (voice)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 The Music Man as Professor Harold Hill
2000 You Can Count on Me as Brian Everett
1999 Inspector Gadget as Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
1999 Election as Jim McAllister
1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride as Simba (voice)
1998 Godzilla as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
1997 Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery as John Ordway
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 Addicted to Love as Sam
1996 Infinity as Richard Feynman
1996 The West(8 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 The Cable Guy as Steven M. Kovacs
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1994 The Road to Wellville as William Lightbody
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Charles MacArthur
1994 The Lion King as Adult Simba
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker as Commentator
1993 A Life in the Theatre as John
1993 The Thief and the Cobbler as Tack the Cobbler
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(4 episodes)
1993 The Night We Never Met as Sam
1992 Out on a Limb as Bill Campbell
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1990 The Freshman as Clark Kellogg
1989 Family Business as Adam McMullen
1989 Glory as Col. Robert Gould Shaw
1988 Biloxi Blues as Eugene Morris Jerome
1988 Torch Song Trilogy as Alan Simon
1987 Project X as Jimmy Garrett
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off as Ferris Bueller
1986 On Valentine's Day as Brother
1985 Ladyhawke as Phillipe Gaston
1985 'Master Harold'... and the Boys as Master Harold 'Hally'
1983 WarGames as David Lightman
1983 Max Dugan Returns as Michael McPhae
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)
1977 Lou Grant(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1947 Tony Awards(1 episode)
1900 Look Away as Murray

Directing

1996 Infinity … Director

Production

1996 Infinity … Producer

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