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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:
Series Painkiller 2023-08-10
Known For
Poster of Wonder Park
Poster of Bee Movie
Poster of The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Poster of Walking to the Waterline
Movie No Hard Feelings Laird Becker 2023-06-15
Series Painkiller Richard Sackler 2023-08-10
Movie Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11 Self 2021-09-11
Movie Lazy Susan Doug 2020-04-03
Movie To Dust Albert 2019-02-08
Movie Wonder Park June's Dad (voice) 2019-03-13
Series Daybreak Michael Burr 2019-10-24
Movie Love Is Blind Murray Krafft 2019-03-25
Series The Conners Peter 2018-10-16
Movie Oh, Hello on Broadway Himself (uncredited) 2017-06-13
Movie A Christmas Story Live! Ralphie as an Adult 2017-12-17
Movie Mike Nichols: An American Master Self 2016-01-29
Movie The American Side Borden Chase 2016-04-14
Movie Against the Odds: The Mike Piazza Story Narrator 2016-07-13
Movie Rules Don't Apply Levar Mathis 2016-11-23
Movie Manchester by the Sea Jeffrey Garner 2016-11-18
Series Better Things Dr. David Miller 2016-09-08
Movie The Gettysburg Address Reader 2015-01-01
Movie Dirty Weekend Les Moore 2015-09-04
Movie Trainwreck Matthew Broderick 2015-07-17
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014-02-25
Series BoJack Horseman Joseph Sugarman (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Skum Rocks! Self 2013-09-26
Movie Mel Brooks: Make a Noise Self 2013-05-20
Series Rick and Morty Talking Cat (voice) 2013-12-02
Series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Self 2012-07-19
Movie Margaret John Andrew van Tassel 2011-09-30
Movie Pride of The Lion King Himself 2011-11-01
Movie Tower Heist Mr. Fitzhugh 2011-11-02
Movie New Year's Eve Mr. Buellerton (uncredited) 2011-12-08
Movie Inside Story: Ferris Bueller's Day Off Self 2011-11-15
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2010-03-05
Series Adventure Time Dream Warrior 2010-04-05
Series The Marriage Ref Self - Panelist 2010-02-28
Series Louie Matthew Broderick 2010-06-29
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Self 2009-03-02
Movie Wonderful World Ben Singer 2009-01-08
Movie Waking Sleeping Beauty Self (archive footage) 2009-09-05
Series Modern Family Dave 2009-09-23
Movie Shea Goodbye: 45 Years of Amazin' Mets Narrator 2008-06-10
Movie Diminished Capacity Cooper 2008-07-04
Movie Finding Amanda Taylor Peters 2008-06-27
Movie The Tale of Despereaux Despereaux (voice) 2008-12-18
Movie Valentino: The Last Emperor Self 2008-09-07
Series The Graham Norton Show Self 2007-02-22
Movie Then She Found Me Ben Green 2007-09-07
Movie Bee Movie Adam Flayman (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie Who Is Ferris Bueller? Self 2006-01-10
Movie Getting the Class Together: The Cast of Ferris Bueller's Day Off Unknown 2006-01-10
Movie Strangers with Candy Roger Beekman 2006-06-28
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Deck the Halls Steve Finch 2006-11-22
Series 30 Rock Cooter Burger 2006-10-11
Series The Reichen Show Self - Guest 2005-11-11
Movie The Producers Leo Bloom 2005-12-25
Movie Marie and Bruce Bruce 2004-01-19
Movie The Lion King 1½ Simba (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie The Last Shot Steven Schats 2004-09-24
Movie The Stepford Wives Walter Kresby 2004-06-10
Movie The Music Man Professor Harold Hill 2003-02-16
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Movie Good Boy! Hubble (voice) 2003-10-10
Movie Recording the Producers: A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks Self 2001-10-01
Movie You Can Count on Me Brian Everett 2000-11-17
Movie Inspector Gadget John Brown / Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget 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
Movie Walking to the Waterline Michael Woods 1998-06-13
Series The View Self 1997-08-11
Movie Addicted to Love Sam 1997-05-23
Series Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery John Ordway (voice) 1997-11-04
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Self - Guest 1996-06-10
Series The Daily Show Self 1996-07-22
Movie The Cable Guy Steven M. Kovacs 1996-06-10
Series The West Self - William Swain 1996-09-15
Movie Infinity Richard Feynman 1996-10-04
Series MADtv Self 1995-10-14
Movie The Making of the Lion King Self 1994-06-24
Movie Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker Commentator 1994-01-01
Movie The Lion King Simba (voice) 1994-06-24
Movie The Road to Wellville William Lightbody 1994-10-28
Series Inside the Actors Studio Self 1994-08-14
Movie Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Charles MacArthur 1994-09-07
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Self - Guest 1993-09-13
Movie The Night We Never Met Sam 1993-04-30
Movie The Thief and the Cobbler Tack the Cobbler (voice) 1993-09-23
Series Frasier Mark (voice) 1993-09-16
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 She's Having a Baby Ferris Bueller (uncredited) 1988-02-05
Movie Biloxi Blues Eugene Morris Jerome 1988-03-25
Movie Torch Song Trilogy Alan Simon 1988-12-14
Series LIVE with Kelly and Mark Self - Guest 1988-09-05
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 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 Lightman 1983-06-03
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Prince Henry 1982-09-11
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1977-09-20
Series Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975-10-11
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28
Series Tony Awards Self - Host 1956-04-01
Series Today Self 1952-01-14