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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 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
 2011 New Year's Eve
Mr. Buellerton (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
John
 2009 Wonderful World
Ben Singer
 2007 Bee Movie
Adam Flayman (voice)
 2003 Good Boy!
Hubble (voice)
 1994 The Lion King
Adult Simba (voice)
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
 1985 1918
Brother
 1985 Ladyhawke
Gaston
 1983 WarGames
David
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Other Works:

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," a musical comedy revival, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser [posthumous credit], book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, based on the novel by Shepherd Mead, music orchestration by Danny Troob, musical direction and vocal arrangements by Ted Sperling, ... See more »

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

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Before I knew it, I was like this guy in a hot play [Torch Song Trilogy]. And suddenly all these doors opened... It's just amazing. All these things have to line up that are out of your control. See more »

Trivia:

Was the first choice to play Alex P. Keaton on the sitcom Family Ties (1982), but he did not want to be committed to a long television run. (The role went to Michael J. Fox instead). See more »

Trademark:

Boyish charm

Star Sign:

Aries

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