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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 Tony Awards 1947-04-06
Latest Project:
Movie The Gettysburg Address 2015-12-31
Known For
Poster of Who Do You Think You Are?
Poster of Cuando ella me encontrĂ³
Poster of De vuelta al insti
Poster of Los productores
Movie Y de repente tú Himself 2015-07-17
Movie Dirty Weekend Les Moore 2015-09-04
Movie The Gettysburg Address 2015-12-31
Movie The American Side Borden Chase 2014-10-16
Movie Un golpe de altura Mr. Fitzhugh 2011-11-02
Movie Margaret Andrew Van Tassel 2011-09-30
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2010-03-05
Movie Wonderful World Ben Singer 2009-01-01
Movie El valiente Desperaux Despereaux 2008-10-29
Movie Diminished Capacity Cooper 2008-07-04
Movie Buscando a Amanda Taylor Peters 2008-09-16
Movie Cuando ella me encontró Ben Green 2007-09-07
Movie Bee Movie Adam Flayman 2007-10-28
Movie De vuelta al insti Roger Beekman 2006-07-28
Series Rockefeller Plaza Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Un vecino con pocas luces Steve Finch 2006-11-22
Movie Los productores Leo Bloom 2005-12-25
Movie El último golpe 2004-09-24
Movie Marie and Bruce Bruce 2004-01-19
Movie El rey león 3: Hakuna Matata Simba 2004-02-06
Movie Las mujeres perfectas Walter Kresby 2004-06-10
Movie The Music Man Professor Harold Hill 2003-02-16
Movie Un Perro de Otro Mundo Hubble (voice) 2003-10-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Puedes contar conmigo Brian Everett 2000-11-17
Movie Election Jim McAllister 1999-04-23
Movie Inspector Gadget Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown 1999-07-23
Movie El rey león 2: El tesoro de Simba Simba (voice) 1998-10-24
Movie Godzilla Dr. Niko Tatopoulos 1998-05-19
Movie Adictos al Amor Sam 1997-05-23
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery John Ordway 1997-11-04
Movie Un loco a domicilio Steven M. Kovacs 1996-06-10
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Infinity Richard Feynman 1996-10-04
Series The West 1996-09-15
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie El rey león Adult Simba 1994-06-23
Movie Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker Commentator 1994-01-01
Movie La Sra. Parker y el círculo vicioso Charles MacArthur 1994-09-07
Movie El balneario de Battle Creek William Lightbody 1994-10-28
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Night We Never Met Sam 1993-04-30
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie The Thief and the Cobbler Tack the Cobbler 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 Caerse del guindo Bill Campbell 1992-09-04
Movie El novato Clark Kellogg 1990-07-20
Movie Tiempos de gloria Col. Robert Gould Shaw 1989-12-15
Movie Negocios de familia Adam McMullen 1989-12-15
Movie Trilogía de Nueva York Alan Simon 1988-01-01
Movie Desventuras de un recluta inocente Eugene Morris Jerome 1988-03-25
Movie Proyecto X Jimmy Garrett 1987-04-17
Movie On Valentine's Day Brother 1986-04-11
Movie Todo en un día Ferris Bueller 1986-06-11
Movie Lady Halcón Phillipe Gaston 1985-04-03
Movie Juegos de guerra David Lightman 1983-06-03
Movie Max Dugan Returns Michael McPhae 1983-03-25
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1977-09-20
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1947-04-06