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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 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)

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 2018 Amusement Park (announced) (voice)
 2017 Look Away (post-production)
Murray
 2016 Rules Don't Apply
Levar Mathis
 2016 The American Side
Borden Chase
 2016 Manchester by the Sea
Jeffrey
 2011 New Year's Eve
Mr. Buellerton (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
John
 2009 Wonderful World
Ben Singer
 2007 Bee Movie
Adam Flayman (voice)
 2004 Marie and Bruce
Bruce
 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:

TV commercial for The United Way. 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:

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:

He was considered for the role of Walter White on Breaking Bad (2008), which went to Bryan Cranston. See more »

Trademark:

Boyish charm

Star Sign:

Aries

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