Matthew Broderick

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Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick portrait 2009.jpg
Born (1962-03-21) March 21, 1962 (age 57)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Sarah Jessica Parker
ChildrenJames Broderick
Marion Broderick
Tabitha Broderick

Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor.[1] He was born and raised in New York City.[2] He is partly of Jewish descent (his mother was Jewish),[3] and considers himself Jewish.[4]

He has acted in many movies including: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Godzilla and The Lion King.[5] Broderick married Sarah Jessica Parker in 1997.[6]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Max Dugan Returns Michael McPhee
1983 WarGames David Lightman Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
1985 1918 Brother Vaughn
1985 Ladyhawke Philippe Gaston
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
1986 On Valentine's Day Brother Vaughn
1987 Project X Jimmy Garrett
1988 Biloxi Blues Eugene Morris Jerome
1988 Torch Song Trilogy Alan Simon
1989 Family Business Adam McMullen
1989 Glory Col. Robert Gould Shaw
1990 The Freshman Clark Kellogg
1992 Out on a Limb Bill Campbell
1993 The Night We Never Met Sam Lester
1994 The Lion King Adult Simba Voice
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Charles MacArthur
1994 The Road to Wellville William Lightbody
1995 The Thief and the Cobbler Tack the Cobbler/Narrator Voice
1996 The Cable Guy Steven M. Kovacs Nominated - MTV Movie + TV Award for Best Fight (shared with Jim Carrey)
1996 Infinity Richard Feynman Also producer / director
1997 Addicted to Love Sam
1998 Godzilla Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos
1998 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride King Simba Voice
Direct-to-DVD
1998 Walking to the Waterline Michael Woods
1999 Election Jim McAllister
1999 Inspector Gadget Officer John Brown / Inspector Gadget / Robo-Gadget
2000 You Can Count on Me Brian Everett
2000 Snow Day Narrator Uncredited voice
2003 Good Boy! Hubble Voice
2004 The Lion King 1½ Adult Simba Voice
Direct-to-DVD
2004 Marie and Bruce Bruce
2004 The Stepford Wives Walter Kresby
2004 The Last Shot Steven Schats
2005 The Producers Leo Bloom Hollywood Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year
Nominated - The Stinkers Bad Movie Award for Worst Actor
Nominated - The Stinkers Bad Movie Award for Less Than Dynamic Duo (shared with Nathan Lane)
2005 Strangers with Candy Roger Beekman
2006 Deck the Halls Steve Finch Nominated - The Stinks Bad Movie Award for Worst On-Screen Couple (shared with Danny DeVito)
2007 Then She Found Me Ben Green
2007 Bee Movie Adam Flayman Voice
2008 Diminished Capacity Cooper Zerbs
2008 Finding Amanda Taylor Peters Mendon Nominated - Prism Award for Performance in a Feature Film
2008 The Tale of Despereaux Despereaux Voice
2010 Wonderful World Ben Singer
2011 Margaret John Van Tassel
2011 Tower Heist Mr. Fitzhugh
2011 New Year's Eve Mr. Buellerton Uncredited cameo
2013 Skum Rocks! Himself Documentary
2015 Dirty Weekend Les Moore
2015 Trainwreck Himself Cameo
2016 Manchester by the Sea Jeffrey Nominated - Gold Derby Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2016 The American Side Borden Chase
2016 Rules Don't Apply Levar Mathis
2018 To Dust Albert
2019 Wonder Park Dad Voice
2019 Love Is Blind Murray
TBA The Gettysburg Address Narrator Voice only
Documentary; post-production

References[change | change source]

  1. "Matthew Broderick". TV Guide. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Matthew Broderick Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. www.jewishjournal.com
  4. www.matthewbroderick.net
  5. "Matthew Broderick Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  6. Rachel McRady (28 October 2015). "Matthew Broderick: Sarah Jessica Parker Gets Annoyed With "Everything" I Do Around House". Us Weekly. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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