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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 actor James Broderick and Patricia Broderick. Matthew initially took up acting at New York's upper-crust Walden School after being sidelined from his athletic pursuits (football and soccer) by a knee injury. His father got him... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Skum Rocks!
 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:

Portrayed Felix Unger in "The Odd Couple" play by Neil Simon, on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. 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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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:

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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