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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:

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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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:

Studied with a famed 'Reiki master' in Brooklyn for many years. Reiki is a Japanese alternative healing technique in which a master channels the universe's 'Reiki' energy through touch, strengthening the patients own supply. See more »

Trademark:

Boyish charm

Star Sign:

Aries

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