Matthew Broderick


Biography

Matthew Broderick is an American actor whose career has spanned both the silver screen and the stage.  Broderick got his start off broadway but quickly wound up as the lead in Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs. His first screen role was Max Dugan Returns, also penned by Neil Simon.  His breakout role came the same year for his role as a young hacker in Wargames.  Later he stared as the eponymous Ferris Bueller in 1985's Ferris Bueller's Day Off, a film which has achieved cult status and had made Broderick a household name.   In 1985 while on Vacation in Ireland with his then fiancee Jennifer Grey, who played his sister in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Broderick was involved in a head on collision that killed two locals.  Broderick was deemed at fault and faced five years in prison but his punishment was lessened to just a fine.   In 1997 he married Sarah Jessica Parker and the pair have had 3 children together.


2018Amusement Park as
2017A Christmas Story Live! as Ralphie as an Adult
2017Oh, Hello: On Broadway as Himself
2016Rules Don't Apply as Levar Mathis
2016Manchester by the Sea as Jeffrey
2016The American Side as Borden Chase
2016Mike Nichols: An American Master as
2015The Gettysburg Address as
2015Dirty Weekend as Les Moore
2015Trainwreck as Himself
2013Skum Rocks! as Himself
2011Tower Heist as Mr. Fitzhugh
2011Margaret as Andrew Van Tassel
2010Who Do You Think You Are? as
2009Wonderful World as Ben Singer
2009Valentino: The Last Emperor as
2008The Tale of Despereaux as Despereaux (voice)
2008Finding Amanda as Taylor Peters
2008Diminished Capacity as Cooper
2007Bee Movie as Adam Flayman
2007Then She Found Me as Ben Green
2006Deck the Halls as Steve Finch
200630 Rock as
2006The Megan Mullally Show as
2006Strangers with Candy as Roger Beekman
2005The Producers as Leo Bloom
2004The Last Shot as Steven Schats
2004The Stepford Wives as Walter Kresby
2004The Lion King 1½ as Simba (voice)
2004Marie and Bruce as Bruce
2003Good Boy! as Hubble (voice)
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as
2003The Music Man as Professor Harold Hill
2000You Can Count on Me as Brian Everett
1999Inspector Gadget as Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
1999Election as Jim McAllister
1998The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride as Simba (voice)
1998Godzilla as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
1997Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery as John Ordway (voice)
1997Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery as John Ordway
1997The View as
1997Addicted to love as Sam
1996Infinity as Richard Feynman
1996The West as
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as
1996The Cable Guy as Steven M. Kovacs
1995MADtv as
1994The Road to Wellville as William Lightbody
1994Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Charles MacArthur
1994The Lion King as Adult Simba (voice)
1994Inside the Actors Studio as
1994Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker as Commentator
1993A Life in the Theatre as John
1993The Thief and the Cobbler as Tack the Cobbler
1993Frasier as Guest Caller - Mark
1993Late Night with Conan O'Brien as
1993The Night We Never Met as Sam
1992Out on a Limb as Bill Campbell
1992The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as
1990The Freshman as Clark Kellogg
1989Family Business as Adam McMullen
1989Glory as Col. Robert Gould Shaw
1988Biloxi Blues as Eugene Morris Jerome
1988She's Having a Baby as Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
1988Torch Song Trilogy as Alan Simon
1987Project X as Jimmy Garrett
1986Ferris Bueller's Day Off as Ferris Bueller
1986On Valentine's Day as Brother
1985Cinderella as Prince Henry
19851918 as Brother
1985Ladyhawke as Phillipe Gaston
1985'Master Harold'... and the Boys as Master Harold 'Hally'
1983WarGames as David Lightman
1983Max Dugan Returns as Michael McPhae
1982Faerie Tale Theatre as Prince Henry
1977Lou Grant as
1975Saturday Night Live as
1952Today as
1947Tony Awards as
-Look Away as Murray
2018Amusement Park as
2017A Christmas Story Live! as Ralphie as an Adult
2017Oh, Hello: On Broadway as Himself
2016Rules Don't Apply as Levar Mathis
2016Manchester by the Sea as Jeffrey
2016The American Side as Borden Chase
2016Mike Nichols: An American Master as
2015The Gettysburg Address as
2015Dirty Weekend as Les Moore
2015Trainwreck as Himself
2013Skum Rocks! as Himself
2011Tower Heist as Mr. Fitzhugh
2011Margaret as Andrew Van Tassel
2010Who Do You Think You Are? as
2009Wonderful World as Ben Singer
2009Valentino: The Last Emperor as
2008The Tale of Despereaux as Despereaux (voice)
2008Finding Amanda as Taylor Peters
2008Diminished Capacity as Cooper
2007Bee Movie as Adam Flayman
2007Then She Found Me as Ben Green
2006Deck the Halls as Steve Finch
200630 Rock as
2006The Megan Mullally Show as
2006Strangers with Candy as Roger Beekman
2005The Producers as Leo Bloom
2004The Last Shot as Steven Schats
2004The Stepford Wives as Walter Kresby
2004The Lion King 1½ as Simba (voice)
2004Marie and Bruce as Bruce
2003Good Boy! as Hubble (voice)
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as
2003The Music Man as Professor Harold Hill
2000You Can Count on Me as Brian Everett
1999Inspector Gadget as Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
1999Election as Jim McAllister
1998The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride as Simba (voice)
1998Godzilla as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
1997Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery as John Ordway (voice)
1997Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery as John Ordway
1997The View as
1997Addicted to love as Sam
1996Infinity as Richard Feynman
1996Infinity as Director
1996Infinity as Producer
1996The West as
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as
1996The Cable Guy as Steven M. Kovacs
1995MADtv as
1994The Road to Wellville as William Lightbody
1994Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Charles MacArthur
1994The Lion King as Adult Simba (voice)
1994Inside the Actors Studio as
1994Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker as Commentator
1993A Life in the Theatre as John
1993The Thief and the Cobbler as Tack the Cobbler
1993Frasier as Guest Caller - Mark
1993Late Night with Conan O'Brien as
1993The Night We Never Met as Sam
1992Out on a Limb as Bill Campbell
1992The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as
1990The Freshman as Clark Kellogg
1989Family Business as Adam McMullen
1989Glory as Col. Robert Gould Shaw
1988Biloxi Blues as Eugene Morris Jerome
1988She's Having a Baby as Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
1988Torch Song Trilogy as Alan Simon
1987Project X as Jimmy Garrett
1986Ferris Bueller's Day Off as Ferris Bueller
1986On Valentine's Day as Brother
1985Cinderella as Prince Henry
19851918 as Brother
1985Ladyhawke as Phillipe Gaston
1985'Master Harold'... and the Boys as Master Harold 'Hally'
1983WarGames as David Lightman
1983Max Dugan Returns as Michael McPhae
1982Faerie Tale Theatre as Prince Henry
1977Lou Grant as
1975Saturday Night Live as
1952Today as
1947Tony Awards as
-Look Away as Murray