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Matthew Broderick

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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Mar 21, 1962 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Lazy Susan 2020-04-03
Known For
Poster of Wonder Park
Poster of Valentino: The Last Emperor
Poster of Bee Movie
Poster of The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Movie Lazy Susan Doug 2020-04-03
Movie Wonder Park June's Dad (voice) 2019-03-14
Movie To Dust Albert 2019-02-08
Movie Love Is Blind Murray Krafft 2019-03-25
Series Daybreak Michael Burr 2019-10-24
Series The Conners Peter 2018-10-16
Movie Oh, Hello on Broadway Himself 2017-06-13
Movie A Christmas Story Live! Ralphie as an Adult 2017-12-17
Movie Against the Odds: The Mike Piazza Story Narrator 2016-07-13
Movie Mike Nichols: An American Master Unknown 2016-01-29
Movie The American Side Borden Chase 2016-04-14
Movie Manchester by the Sea Jeffrey 2016-11-18
Movie Rules Don't Apply Levar Mathis 2016-11-23
Movie The Gettysburg Address Reader 2015-01-01
Movie Dirty Weekend Les Moore 2015-09-04
Movie Trainwreck Matthew Broderick 2015-07-17
Series BoJack Horseman Joseph Sugarman (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Skum Rocks! Himself 2013-09-26
Series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself 2012-07-19
Movie Margaret John 2011-09-30
Movie Tower Heist Mr. Fitzhugh 2011-11-02
Movie Inside Story: Ferris Bueller's Day Off Self 2011-11-15
Movie New Year's Eve Mr. Buellerton (uncredited) 2011-12-08
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2010-03-05
Series Adventure Time Dream Warrior 2010-04-05
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Movie Wonderful World Ben Singer 2009-01-08
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon himself 2009-03-02
Series Modern Family Dave 2009-09-23
Movie Shea Goodbye: 45 Years of Amazin' Mets Narrator 2008-06-10
Movie Finding Amanda Taylor Peters 2008-06-27
Movie The Tale of Despereaux Despereaux (voice) 2008-12-18
Movie Diminished Capacity Cooper 2008-07-04
Movie Valentino: The Last Emperor Himself 2008-09-07
Movie Then She Found Me Ben Green 2007-09-07
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Movie Bee Movie Adam Flayman (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie Who Is Ferris Bueller? Himself 2006-01-10
Movie Strangers with Candy Roger Beekman 2006-07-28
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Deck the Halls Steve Finch 2006-11-22
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie The Producers Leo Bloom 2005-12-25
Movie Marie and Bruce Bruce 2004-01-19
Movie The Last Shot Steven Schats 2004-09-24
Movie The Lion King 1½ Simba (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie The Stepford Wives Walter Kresby 2004-06-10
Movie The Music Man Professor Harold Hill 2003-02-16
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Good Boy! Hubble (voice) 2003-10-10
Movie Recording the Producers: A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks Himself 2001-10-01
Movie You Can Count on Me Brian Everett 2000-11-17
Movie Inspector Gadget Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown 1999-07-23
Movie Election Jim McAllister 1999-04-23
Movie Godzilla Dr. Niko Tatopoulos 1998-05-20
Movie The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Simba (voice) 1998-10-24
Series Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery John Ordway (voice) 1997-11-04
Movie Addicted to Love Sam 1997-05-23
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The Cable Guy Steven M. Kovacs 1996-06-10
Series The West Unknown 1996-09-15
Movie Infinity Richard Feynman 1996-10-04
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Himself 1994-06-01
Movie Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker Commentator 1994-01-01
Movie Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Charles MacArthur 1994-09-07
Movie The Lion King Simba (voice) 1994-06-23
Movie The Road to Wellville William Lightbody 1994-10-28
Series Frasier Mark (voice) 1993-09-16
Movie The Night We Never Met Sam 1993-04-30
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Thief and the Cobbler Tack the Cobbler (voice) 1993-09-23
Movie A Life in the Theatre John 1993-10-09
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Out on a Limb Bill Campbell 1992-09-04
Movie The Freshman Clark Kellogg 1990-07-20
Movie Family Business Adam McMullen 1989-12-06
Movie Glory Col. Robert Gould Shaw 1989-12-15
Movie Torch Song Trilogy Alan Simon 1988-01-01
Movie She's Having a Baby Ferris Bueller (uncredited) 1988-02-05
Movie Biloxi Blues Eugene Morris Jerome 1988-03-25
Movie Project X Jimmy Garrett 1987-04-17
Movie On Valentine's Day Brother 1986-04-11
Movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller 1986-06-11
Movie 'Master Harold'... and the Boys Master Harold 'Hally' 1985-01-01
Movie Ladyhawke Phillipe Gaston 1985-03-27
Movie 1918 Brother 1985-04-26
Movie Cinderella Prince Henry 1985-08-14
Movie Max Dugan Returns Michael McPhae 1983-03-25
Movie WarGames David 1983-06-03
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Prince Henry 1982-09-11
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1977-09-20
Series Saturday Night Live Mike Pompeo (uncredited) 1975-10-11
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28
Series Tony Awards Himself - Host 1956-04-01
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14