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Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American film and stage actor who, among other roles, played the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, voiced Simba in The Lion King, and portrayed Leo Bloom in the Hollywood and Broadway productions of The Producers. He has won two Tony Awards, one in 1983 for his featured role in the play Brighton Beach Memoirs and one in 1995 for his leading role in the musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He was also nominated for the Tony Award, Best Actor in a Musical, for The Producers but lost to his co-star Nathan Lane. To date, Broderick is the youngest winner of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. Broderick was born in New York City, the son of Patricia (née Biow), a playwright, actress, and painter, and James Joseph Broderick, an actor. His mother was Jewish, a descendant of immigrants from Germany and Poland. His father was a Catholic of Irish and English descent. Broderick attended grade school at the City & Country School (a progressive K–8 school in Manhattan) and high school at Walden School (a defunct private school in Manhattan with a strong drama program). Broderick's first major acting role

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Matthew Broderick's Day Off

Matthew Broderick's
Day Off

A plumping Matthew Broderick braved the frigid Manhattan weather yesterday to shovel the sidewalk in front of his apartment. The "Producers," which has grossed $1 billion worldwide, will be… READ MORE >

Broderick Bounces Back from Injury

Broderick
Bounces Back from Injury

Just days after Matthew Broderick broke his collarbone in a freak horse riding accident, the actor is getting back in the saddle (so to speak). The "Producers" star was spotted roaming the streets… READ MORE >

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Broderick Injured on a Horse -- Of Course Of Course

Broderick
Injured on a Horse Of Course Of Course

Matthew Broderick suffered a broken collar bone after falling off a horse. The mishap occurred Sunday while the "Ferris Bueller" star was horseback riding at his holiday home in Ireland. Broderick… READ MORE >

- 2946 days ago
Comedy Giants in the Big Apple

Comedy Giants
In the Big Apple

TMZ's cameras were rolling in New York City last night and as usual, we caught loads of your favorite celebs.First, we stopped by MTV to get a quick glimpse of Rev Run and his family striking a… READ MORE >

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Star Catcher NY

Star Catcher
NY

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were in New York City Monday night at the American Theatre Wings Annual Spring Gala (Yes, that's Dr. Ruth with them). Broderick and his 'Producers'… READ MORE >

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