Matthew Broderick (New York21 March 1962) is an American actor. He won the Hollywood Film Festival in 2005 in the category best supporting actor of the year. For his role in Ferris Bueller's Day Off , he was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Broderick is the son of James Broderick, who himself was active as an actor in films and television series from 1950 to 1982. In 1997, he married actress Sarah Jessica Parker. In 2002 she gave birth to their first child, son James Wilke Broderick. On June 22, 2009 gave birth to a surrogate mother of their twin girls, Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge.


Filmography as an actor
Year Title Role Comments
1983 Max Dugan Returns Michael McPhee
1983 WarGames David Lightman
1985 1918 Brother
1985 ' Master Harold ' ... and the Boys Hally ' Master Harold ' television film
1985 Ladyhawke Phillipe Gaston
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller
1986 On Valentine's Day Brother
1987 Project X (film) Jimmy Garrett
1988 Biloxi Blues Eugene Morris Jerome
1988 Torch Song Trilogy Alan
1989 Family Business Adam McMullen
1989 Glory Col. Robert Gould Shaw
1990 The Freshman Clark Kellogg/Narrator
1992 Out on a Limb Bill Campbell
1993 The Night We Never Met Sam Lester
1993 A Life in the Theater John television film
1994 The Lion King Adult Simba voice
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Charles MacArthur
1994 The Road to Wellville William Lightbody
1995 Arabian Knight Tack the Cobbler (re-edited version) voice
1996 The Cable Guy Steven M. Kovacs
1996 Infinity (film) Richard Feynman
1997 Addicted to Love Sam
1998 Godzilla Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
1998 Walking to the Waterline Michael Woods
1998 The Lion King II Simba voice
1999 Election Jim McAllister
1999 Inspector Gadget Officer John Brown/Inspector Gadget/Robo Gadget
2000 You Can Count on Me Brian Everett
2002 Broadway Legends Host television film
2003 The Music Man Professor Harold Hill television film
2003 Good Boy! Hubble voice
2004 The Lion King III Simba voice
2004 Marie and Bruce Bruce
2004 The Stepford Wives Walter Kresby
2004 The Last Shot Steven S
2005 Strangers with Candy Dr. Roger Beekman, Science Teacher
2005 The Producers Leo Bloom
2006 Deck the Halls Steve Finch
2007 Bee Movie Adam voice
2007 Then She Found Me Am
2008 The Tale of Desperaux Desperaux Tilling (voice)
2008 Diminished Capacity Cooper
2008 Finding Amanda Taylor Mendon
2009 Wonderful World Ben Singer
2009 Margaret John Anderew Van Tassel
2011 New year's Eve Joel Robben
2011 Tower Heist Mr. Fitzhugh