March 21, 1962
61 years old
5 ft 7½ in | 172 cm
72 kg | 158 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Matthew John Broderick was born in Manhattan, New York City, United States, on March 21, 1962, is an American actor, singer and comedian.
Young Matthew Broderick first started performing in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career in HB Studio workshop production of play "On Valentine's Day", at the age of seventeen, with his father James Broderick.
He landed his Broadway debut in a paly "Brighton Beach Memoirs" (1983) in role as Eugene Jerome, at 46th Street Theatre, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
He got his television debut in CBS drama series Lou Grant (1981) in episode "Generations", in role as Mike.
He made his big screen debut in comedy drama movie Max Dugan Returns (1983) in role as Michael McPhee.
Matthew's breakthrough performance came as David Lightman in Cold War science fiction film WarGames (1983).
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He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical for his role as Ferris Bueller in teen comedy movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as David Lightman in Cold War science fiction film WarGames (1983).
He voiced adult Simba in Disney's The Lion King film trilogy:
The Lion King (2004)
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)
The Lion King 1½ (2004)
He was nominated for the CableACE Award for Actor in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special for his role as Hally Ballard in drama movie Master Harold...and the Boys (1985).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as John in comedy drama movie A Life in the Theatre (1993).
He won the Hollywood Film Award for Supporting Actor of the Year for his role as Leopold in musical comedy movie The Producers (2005).
He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Jeffrey in drama film Manchester by the Sea (2016).
He was nominated for the Prism Award for Performance in a Feature Film for his role as Taylor Mendon in drama movie Finding Amanda (2008).
Glory (1989) drama history as Col. Robert Gould Shaw
You Can Count on Me (2000) drama as Brian Everett
Election (1999) black comedy as Jim McAllister
Ladyhawke (1985) fantasy romance as Philippe Gaston
The Freshman (1990) crime comedy as Clark Kellogg
The Cable Guy (1996) black comedy as Steven M. Kovacs
Biloxi Blues (1988) comedy drama as Eugene Morris Jerome
Torch Song Trilogy (1988) comedy drama as Alan Simon
Inspector Gadget (1999) action comedy as Officer John Brown / Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget
Project X (1987) science fiction comedy as Jimmy Garrett
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) biographical drama as Charles MacArthur
Family Business (1989) drama heist as Adam McMullen
Addicted to Love (1997) romantic comedy as Sam
Godzilla (1998) science fiction thriller as Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos
Tower Heist (2011) heist comedy as Mr. Fitzhugh
The Stepford Wives (2004) science fiction comedy as Walter Kresby
Deck the Halls (2006) Christmas comedy as Steve Finch
He directed, co-produced and starred as Richard Feynman in biographical drama film Infinity (1996).
To Dust (2018) comedy drama as Albert
Lazy Susan (2020) comedy as Doug
He was nominated for the Gold Derby Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Cooter Burger in NBC sitcom 30 Rock (2008, 2012).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 1988 and 1998.
He played Mike Pompeo in Saturday Night Live (2019), in episode "Phoebe Waller-Bridge/Taylor Swift".
The Conners (2018–2019) ABC sitcom as Peter
Daybreak (2019) Netflix post-apocalyptic comedy drama series as Michael Burr
Better Things (2019) FX comedy drama series as Dr. David Miller
Attended grade school at City and Country School in Manhattan.
Attended high school at the private Walden School in Manhattan.
Studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Has two older sisters, Martha and Janet.
He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as J. Pierrepont Finch in a musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (1995), at Richard Rodgers Theatre.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Leopold "Leo" Bloom in a musical "The Producers" (2001-2002), at St. James Theatre.
He played Sam Nash / Jesse Kiplinger / Roy Hubley in a play "Plaza Suite" (2022), at Hudson Theatre.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in 2006.
Best friends with film director Kenneth Lonergan and actress Kristin Chenoweth.
Likes to play table tennis.
He is left handed.
West Village, New York City.
The Hamptons, New York.
Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland.
He married actress Sarah Jessica Parker in 1997, they have three children.
He dated Jennifer Grey (1987-1988), Helen Hunt (1986) and Daisy Foote (1985-1986).