Matthew Broderick

21 Mar 1962

Actor, Director

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.

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Filmography (47 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Rules Don't Apply
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Levar Mathis)
(movie, 2016)
···Manchester by the Sea
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jeffrey)
(movie, 2015)
···Trainwreck
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2015)
···Dirty Weekend
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Les Moore)
(movie, 2011)
···Tower Heist
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mr. Fitzhugh)
(movie, 2011)
···Margaret
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Andrew Van Tassel)
(movie, 2009)
···Wonderful World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ben Singer)
(movie, 2008)
···The Tale of Despereaux
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Despereaux (voice))
(movie, 2008)
···Finding Amanda
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Taylor Peters)
(movie, 2008)
···Diminished Capacity
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Cooper)
(movie, 2007)
···Bee Movie
Genre: Family, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Adam Flayman)
(movie, 2007)
···Then She Found Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ben Green)
(movie, 2006)
···Deck the Halls
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Steve Finch)
(movie, 2005)
···The Producers
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Leo Bloom)
(movie, 2004)
···The Last Shot
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor
(movie, 2004)
···The Stepford Wives
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Walter Kresby)
(movie, 2004)
···The Lion King 1½
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Simba (voice))
(movie, 2004)
···Marie and Bruce
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bruce)
(movie, 2003)
···Good Boy!
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Hubble (voice))
(movie, 2003)
···The Music Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Professor Harold Hill)
(movie, 2000)
···You Can Count on Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Brian Everett)
(movie, 1999)
···Inspector Gadget
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Inspector Gadget · Robo Gadget · John Brown)
(movie, 1999)
···Election
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jim McAllister)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Simba (voice))
(movie, 1998)
···Godzilla
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Musical
Role: Actor (as Simba)
(movie, 1997)
···Addicted to Love
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sam)
(movie, 1996)
···The Cable Guy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Steven M. Kovacs)
(movie, 1996)
···Infinity
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1994)
···The Road to Wellville
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as William Lightbody)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Charles MacArthur)
(movie, 1994)
···The Lion King
Genre: Family, Animation, Drama
Role: Actor (as Adult Simba (voice))
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Tack the Cobbler)
(movie, 1993)
···A Life in the Theater
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as John)
(movie, 1993)
···The Night We Never Met
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sam Lester)
(movie, 1992)
···Out on a Limb
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Bill Campbell)
(movie, 1990)
···The Freshman
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Clark Kellogg)
(movie, 1989)
···Family Business
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Adam McMullen)
(movie, 1989)
···Glory
Genre: War
Role: Actor (as Col. Robert Gould Shaw)
(movie, 1988)
···Biloxi Blues
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Eugene Morris Jerome)
(movie, 1988)
···Torch Song Trilogy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alan Simon)
(movie, 1987)
···Project X
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Garrett)
(movie, 1986)
···Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ferris Bueller)
(movie, 1985)
···Ladyhawke
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Phillipe Gaston)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Master Harold 'Hally')
(movie, 1983)
···WarGames
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as David Lightman)
(movie, 1983)
···Max Dugan Returns
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Michael McPhee)