Person Details

Birthday: 1962-03-21 21:18:29

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA

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Movie Involvements: 26

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

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.

Most Famous Work

The Lion King
Average
8

The Lion King

(1994) Simba (voice)
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Average
7

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride

(1998) Simba (voice)
Godzilla
Average
6

Godzilla

(1998) Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
WarGames
Average
7

WarGames

(1983) David
Manchester by the Sea
Average
8

Manchester by the Sea

(2016) Jeffrey
Daybreak
Average
7

Daybreak

(2019) Michael Burr
The Tale of Despereaux
Average
6

The Tale of Despereaux

(2008) Despereaux (voice)
Tony Awards
Average
6

Tony Awards

(1956) Himself - Host

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Doug
2019 Michael Burr
Murray Krafft
June's Dad (voice)
Albert
2018 Peter
2017 Ralphie as an Adult
Himself
2016 Levar Mathis
Jeffrey
Narrator
Borden Chase
N/A
2015 Les Moore
Himself
Reader
2014 Joseph Sugarman (voice)
2013 Talking Cat
Himself
2012 Himself
2011 Mr. Buellerton (uncredited)
Self
Mr. Fitzhugh
John
2010 Self
Dream Warrior
N/A
2009 Dave
himself
Ben Singer
2008 Despereaux (voice)
Himself
Cooper
Taylor Peters
Narrator
2007 Adam Flayman (voice)
Ben Green
Himself
2006 Steve Finch
N/A
N/A
Roger Beekman
Himself
2005 Leo Bloom
N/A
2004 Steven Schats
Walter Kresby
Simba (voice)
Bruce
2003 Hubble (voice)
Self
Professor Harold Hill
2001 Himself
2000 Brian Everett
1999 Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
Jim McAllister
1998 Simba (voice)
Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
1997 John Ordway (voice)
N/A
Sam
1996 Richard Feynman
N/A
N/A
N/A
Steven M. Kovacs
1995 N/A
1994 William Lightbody
Charles MacArthur
Simba (voice)
Himself
Commentator
1993 John
Tack the Cobbler (voice)
Mark (voice)
N/A
Sam
1992 Bill Campbell
N/A
1990 Clark Kellogg
1989 Col. Robert Gould Shaw
Adam McMullen
1988 Eugene Morris Jerome
Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
Alan Simon
1987 Jimmy Garrett
1986 Ferris Bueller
Brother
1985 Prince Henry
Brother
Phillipe Gaston
Master Harold 'Hally'
1983 David
Michael McPhae
1982 Prince Henry
1977 N/A
1975 N/A
Mike Pompeo (uncredited)
1971 self
1956 Himself - Host
1952 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1996 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1996 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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