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Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick
Photo: David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0

Birth Date

March 21, 1962


59 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark brown


5 ft 8 in | 173 cm

Net Worth

$200 Million


72 kg | 158 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

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 acting during his years at the Walden School in Manhattan, in school theater productions.

He began his acting career on stage, in HB Studio workshop production of play "On Valentine's Day", at the age of seventeen, with his father, James Broderick.

He won two Tony Awards:

Brighton Beach Memoirs (1983) Best Featured Actor in a Play in role as Eugene Jerome

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1995) Best Actor in a Musical in role as J. Pierrepont Finch.

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), for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor.

New Movies

Lazy Susan (2020) comedy in role as Doug, opposite Sean Hayes, Maria Shriver and Leah Huebner

Wonder Park (2019) animated adventure in voce role as Dad

Love Is Blind (2019) dark comedy drama in role as Murray Krafft, with Shannon Tarbet, Aidan Turner and Benjamin Walker

Best Movies

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).

Glory (1989) drama history with Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman

You Can Count on Me (2000) drama opposite Kenneth Lonergan and Mark Ruffalo

Election (1999) black comedy with Reese Witherspoon

Ladyhawke (1985) fantasy romance opposite Michelle Pfeiffer and Rutger Hauer

The Freshman (1990) crime comedy with Marlon Brando and Penelope Ann Miller

The Cable Guy (1996) black comedy opposite Ben Stiller, Jim Carrey and Jack Black

Biloxi Blues (1988) comedy drama with Christopher Walken and Penelope Ann Miller

The Producers (2005) musical comedy opposite Will Ferrell, Nathan Lane and Uma Thurman

Torch Song Trilogy (1988) comedy drama with Harvey Fierstein and Anne Bancroft

Inspector Gadget (1999) action comedy opposite Rupert Everett and Andy Heyward

Project X (1987) science fiction comedy opposite Helen Hunt

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) biographical drama with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Gwyneth Paltrow

Family Business (1989) drama heist opposite Sean Connery and Dustin Hoffman

Addicted to Love (1997) romantic comedy with Meg Ryan and Kelly Preston

Godzilla (1998) science fiction thriller opposite Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston and Ken Watanabe

Max Dugan Returns (1983) comedy drama with Donald Sutherland and Kiefer Sutherland

Tower Heist (2011) heist comedy opposite Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and Casey Affleck

The Stepford Wives (2004) science fiction comedy with Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler and Glenn Close

Deck the Halls (2006) Christmas comedy opposite Danny DeVito

Infinity (1996) biographical drama opposite Patricia Arquette

Finding Amanda (2008) drama with Brittany Snow

Manchester by the Sea (2016) drama opposite Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams

To Dust (2018) comedy drama in role as Albert

TV Shows

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his role as John in television movie A Life in the Theatre (1993).

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 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 in role as Peter

Daybreak (2019) Netflix post-apocalyptic comedy drama series in role as Michael Burr

Better Things (2019) FX comedy drama series in role 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 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).

He voiced adult Simba in Disney's The Lion King film trilogy (1994–2004).

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.

Lives in:

West Village, New York City, U.S.

The Hamptons, New York, U.S.

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).

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