Matthew Broderick



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Beautiful Darkness (2019)
as Murray
Wonder Park (2019)
as June's Dad
To Dust (2018)
as Albert
A Christmas Story Live! (2017)
as Ralphie as an Adult
Oh, Hello: On Broadway (2017)
as Himself
Rules Don't Apply (2016)
as Levar Mathis
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
as Jeffrey
The American Side (2016)
as Borden Chase
Mike Nichols: An American Master (2016)
The Gettysburg Address (2015)
Dirty Weekend (2015)
as Les Moore
Trainwreck (2015)
as Himself
Skum Rocks! (2013)
as Himself
Inside Story: Ferris Bueller's Day Off (2011)
as Self
Tower Heist (2011)
as Mr. Fitzhugh
Margaret (2011)
as Andrew Van Tassel
Wonderful World (2010)
as Ben Singer
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
as Despereaux (voice)
Valentino: The Last Emperor (2008)
Diminished Capacity (2008)
as Cooper
Finding Amanda (2008)
as Taylor Peters
Shea Goodbye: 45 Years of Amazin' Mets (2008)
as Narrator
Bee Movie (2007)
as Adam Flayman (voice)
Then She Found Me (2007)
as Ben Green
Deck the Halls (2006)
as Steve Finch
Strangers with Candy (2006)
as Roger Beekman
The Producers (2005)
as Leo Bloom
The Last Shot (2004)
as Steven Schats
The Stepford Wives (2004)
as Walter Kresby
The Lion King 1½ (2004)
as Simba (voice)
Marie and Bruce (2004)
as Bruce
Good Boy! (2003)
as Hubble (voice)
The Music Man (2003)
as Professor Harold Hill
Recording the Producers: A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks (2001)
as Himself
You Can Count on Me (2000)
as Brian Everett
Inspector Gadget (1999)
as Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
Election (1999)
as Jim McAllister
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
as Simba (voice)
Godzilla (1998)
as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
Addicted to Love (1997)
as Sam
Infinity (1996)
as Richard Feynman
The Cable Guy (1996)
as Steven M. Kovacs
The Road to Wellville (1994)
as William Lightbody
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
as Charles MacArthur
The Lion King (1994)
as Simba (voice)
Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker (1994)
as Commentator
A Life in the Theatre (1993)
as John
The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)
as Tack the Cobbler
The Night We Never Met (1993)
as Sam
Out on a Limb (1992)
as Bill Campbell
The Freshman (1990)
as Clark Kellogg
Family Business (1989)
as Adam McMullen
Glory (1989)
as Col. Robert Gould Shaw
Biloxi Blues (1988)
as Eugene Morris Jerome
She's Having a Baby (1988)
as Ferris Bueller (uncredited)
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
as Alan Simon
Project X (1987)
as Jimmy Garrett
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
as Ferris Bueller
On Valentine's Day (1986)
as Brother
Cinderella (1985)
as Prince Henry
1918 (1985)
as Brother
Ladyhawke (1985)
as Phillipe Gaston
'Master Harold'... and the Boys (1985)
as Master Harold 'Hally'
WarGames (1983)
as David Lightman
Max Dugan Returns (1983)
as Michael McPhae

Production Credits

Infinity (1996)
Infinity (1996)