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A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from Germany and Poland). Matthew initially took up ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller
(1986)
The Lion King
The Lion King Adult Simba
(1994)
Godzilla
Godzilla Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
(1998)
Glory
Glory Col. Robert Gould Shaw
(1989)

Filmography

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 2018 Amusement Park (announced) (voice)
 2017 Look Away (post-production)
Murray
 2017 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
Reader
 2018 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Michael D. Brown
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... Michael D. Brown
 2016 Rules Don't Apply
Levar Mathis
 2016 The American Side
Borden Chase
 2012-2016 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Spirit of the Forest / Dream Warrior
- Flute Spell (2016) ... Spirit of the Forest (voice)
- Who Would Win (2012) ... Dream Warrior (voice)
 2016 Manchester by the Sea
Jeffrey
 2010-2015 Louie (TV Series)
Man / Matthew Broderick
- Sleepover (2015) ... Man
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
Dave
- Mistery Date (2012) ... Dave
 2008-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Cooter Burger
- Cooter (2008) ... Cooter Burger
 2011 New Year's Eve
Mr. Buellerton (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
John
 2010 Beach Lane (TV Movie)
Mike Brennan
 2009 Cyberchase (TV Series)
Max
- Father's Day (2009) ... Max (voice)
 2009 Wonderful World
Ben Singer
 2007 Bee Movie
Adam Flayman (voice)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video)
Simba (voice)
 2004 Marie and Bruce
Bruce
 2003 Good Boy!
Hubble (voice)
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video)
Simba (voice)
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Mark
- She's the Boss (1995) ... Mark (voice)
 1994 The Lion King
Adult Simba (voice)
 1993 A Life in the Theater (TV Movie)
John
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Prince Henry
- Cinderella (1985) ... Prince Henry
 1985 1918
Brother
 1985 Ladyhawke
Gaston
 1983 WarGames
David
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Mike
- Generations (1981) ... Mike
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(December 8, 1984 to February 2, 1985) He acted in Neil Simon's play, "Biloxi Blues," was performed in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Gene Saks was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 13 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I acquired fame by playing the coolest kid who ever lived. Now, the only roles I can seem to get are bleak, insecure men. I do find almost every character I play quite interesting, though. See more »

Trivia:

(May 15, 2001) On Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), he denied a rumor that he bought Cary Grant's bathtub, though he did sit in it. See more »

Trademark:

Boyish charm

Star Sign:

Aries

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