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Matthew Broderick (I)


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 some English ancestry, and his mother was from a German Jewish/Polish Jewish family. Matthew initially took up ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
Reader
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
Dave
- Mistery Date (2012) ... Dave
 2008-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Cooter Burger
- Cooter (2008) ... Cooter Burger
 2012 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Dream Warrior
- Who Would Win (2012) ... Dream Warrior (voice)
 2011 New Year's Eve
Mr. Buellerton (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
John
 2010 Beach Lane (TV Movie)
Mike Brennan
 2009 Wonderful World
Ben Singer
 2007 Bee Movie
Adam Flayman (voice)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video)
Simba (voice)
 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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Series of TV commercials for the 2012 Honda CR-V automobile. The commercials contain many references to Matthew's signature role of Ferris, in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). 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:

Has won two Tony Awards: in 1983, as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Brighton Beach Memoirs"; and, in 1995, as Best Actor (Musical) for a revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." He was also nominated as Best Actor (Musical) in 2001 for "The Producers," the new Mel Brooks musical. See more »

Trademark:

Boyish charm

Star Sign:

Aries

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