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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 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 & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Look Away (post-production)
 2016 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
 2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series)
Matthew Broderick
- Wonderful (2015) ... Matthew Broderick
 2010-2015 Louie (TV Series)
Man / Matthew Broderick
- Sleepover (2015) ... Man
 2014 The American Side
Borden Chase
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
- 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
 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)
 2004 Marie and Bruce
 2003 Good Boy!
Hubble (voice)
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video)
Simba (voice)
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
- She's the Boss (1995) ... Mark (voice)
 1994 The Lion King
Adult Simba (voice)
 1993 A Life in the Theater (TV Movie)
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Prince Henry
- Cinderella (1985) ... Prince Henry
 1985 1918
 1985 Ladyhawke
 1983 WarGames
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Generations (1981) ... Mike
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In addition to being nominated in 2001 for a Tony award (which he lost to his "The Producers" co-star Nathan Lane), Broderick has won two Tony awards: 1983 - Actor in a Featured Role, "Brighton Beach Memoirs", and 1995 - Actor in a Musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!". See more »

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


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 »


Denied a rumor, on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), that he bought Cary Grant's bathtub, though he did sit in it. See more »


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