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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 movie Die Landstreicher 1968-02-25
Latest Project:
Movie To Dust 2018-04-22
Known For
Poster of Tower Heist
Poster of Bee Movie
Movie To Dust Albert 2018-04-22
Movie The American Side Borden Chase 2016-04-14
Movie Manchester by the Sea Jeffrey 2016-11-18
Movie The Gettysburg Address 2015-12-31
Movie Dirty Weekend Les Moore 2015-09-04
Movie The Chosen: Forbidden Cave Col. Robert Gould Shaw 2015-08-20
Movie Trainwreck Himself 2015-07-17
Movie Assepoester: Een Modern Sprookje Brother 2014-01-01
Movie Step Up Revolution Steve Finch 2012-07-26
Movie Cold War on Ice: Summit Series '72 Adam McMullen 2012-01-02
Movie Tower Heist Mr. Fitzhugh 2011-11-02
Movie Margaret Andrew Van Tassel 2011-09-30
Movie Wonderful World Ben Singer 2010-01-08
Movie Sebastian's World Bruce 2010-03-19
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2010-03-05
Movie The Tale of Despereaux Despereaux (voice) 2008-12-19
Movie Valentino: The Last Emperor 2008-09-07
Movie Diminished Capacity Cooper 2008-07-04
Movie Finding Amanda Taylor Peters 2008-06-27
Movie Wanted Brian Everett 2008-06-19
Movie La vie des bêtes Bruce 2008-01-30
Movie Bee Movie Adam Flayman (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie Then She Found Me Ben Green 2007-09-07
Movie PWG 2007 Battle of Los Angeles - Night One Adam McMullen 2007-08-31
Movie Strangers with Candy Roger Beekman 2006-07-28
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Deck the Halls Steve Finch 2006-11-22
Movie The Producers Leo Bloom 2005-12-25
Movie Tom Jones: Live at Cardiff Castle Jimmy Garrett 2004-12-14
Movie The Last Shot Steven Schats 2004-09-24
Movie The Stepford Wives Walter Kresby 2004-06-10
Movie The Lion King 1½ Simba (voice) 2004-02-06
Movie Marie and Bruce Bruce 2004-01-19
Movie Good Boy! Hubble (voice) 2003-10-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie The Music Man Professor Harold Hill 2003-02-16
Movie You Can Count on Me 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 Biloxi Blues Eugene Morris Jerome 1988-03-25
Movie Project X Jimmy Garrett 1987-04-17
Movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller 1986-06-11
Movie On Valentine's Day Brother 1986-04-11
Movie Cinderella Prince Henry 1985-08-14
Movie 1918 Brother 1985-04-26
Movie Ladyhawke Phillipe Gaston 1985-03-27
Movie La Forza del Destino Borden Chase 1984-03-23
Movie WarGames David Lightman 1983-06-03
Movie Max Dugan Returns Michael McPhae 1983-03-25
Movie Die Landstreicher David Lightman 1968-02-25