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Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick

Birthday: 1962-03-21 | 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.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2017
Oh, Hello: On Broadway

as    Himself

2017
A Christmas Story Live!

as    Ralphie as an Adult

2016
The American Side

as    Borden Chase

2016
Manchester by the Sea

as    Jeffrey

2016
Rules Don't Apply

as    Levar Mathis

2015
Trainwreck

as    Himself

2015
Dirty Weekend

as    Les Moore

2011
Margaret

as    Andrew Van Tassel

2011
Tower Heist

as    Mr. Fitzhugh