Matthew Broderick

American Actor Matthew Broderick

Career Timeline

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.

Birth Date
Age 57
New York City, New York, USA
  • Actor
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 Wonder Park Spain, United States June's Dad Actor 6.00
2016 Manchester by the Sea United States Jeffrey Actor 0.00
2011 Tower Heist United States Mr. Fitzhugh Actor 0.00
2000 You Can Count on Me United States Brian Everett Actor 0.00
1999 Election United States Jim McAllister Actor 0.00
1998 Godzilla United States Dr. Niko Tatopoulos Actor 0.00
1994 The Lion King United States Simba (voice) Actor 0.00
1989 Glory United States Col. Robert Gould Shaw Actor 0.00
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off United States Ferris Bueller Actor 0.00
1985 Ladyhawke United States Phillipe Gaston Actor 0.00
1983 WarGames United States David Lightman Actor 0.00

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