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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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Ferris Bueller
Good Genes or Good Docs?

While most of us are hard at work -- Ferris Bueller looks like he has had the last 25 years off! Here's the 24-year-old hookie playing hunk back in the 1986 movie (left) -- and 26 years later on a… READ MORE >

Matthew Broderick Recalls Central Park in Fall

Matthew Broderick
Recalls Central Park in Fall

Rather than go for botox to regain his youth, Matthew Broderick went to a local barbershop yesterday and asked for the Ferris Bueller. "I do have a test today, that wasn't bulls**t. It's on… READ MORE >

- 1571 days ago
Matt & Sarah Plus 3

Matt & Sarah
Plus 3

Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick and their ecstatic son, James, put on a happy face and welcomed the newest members of the family: twin sisters Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge… READ MORE >

- 1759 days ago
Sarah Jessica Parker's Surrogate Pops

Sarah Jessica Parker's Surrogate
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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's surrogate just took one for the team -- or two, actually -- by just giving birth to twins.The babies were born this morning at the East Ohio Regional… READ MORE >

- 1765 days ago
Wanna Buy a House? Bueller? Bueller?

Wanna Buy a House?
Bueller? Bueller?

The infamous house where Cameron Frye was savagely beaten by his father in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (they cut that part out of the movie) is now being unloaded to the highest bidder.The sweet… READ MORE >

- 1793 days ago
Chick in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": 'Memba Her?!

Chick in
'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' 'Memba Her?!

Mia Sara is best known for playing Matthew Broderick's girlfriend Sloane Peterson in the 1986 film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

- 1874 days ago
SJP and Matthew Broderick Put on a Content Face

SJP and Matthew Broderick
Put on a Content Face

Haven't been spotted together in some time? Check. Rumors of a split? Check. Token public appearance for the paps, holding hands, as if to say, "Look at us! We're A-OK!"? Check.Sarah Jessica… READ MORE >

- 1916 days ago
Fake Fatal Crash - Who Gets the Lead?

Fake Fatal Crash
Who Gets the Lead?

Fact: After a quiet dinner, Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, Eugene Levy and two others cram into a car and head home in high spirits. Fiction: On the way home, they all perish in a car accident.… READ MORE >

- 2246 days ago
Seinfeld -- Master of Many Domains

Seinfeld
Master of Many Domains

So you thought Jerry Seinfeld was just a funny guy? // He's that and so much more. Just one day after playing manny for Suri and her dad, Jerry provided the carpool for Matthew Broderick after the… READ MORE >

- 2287 days ago
Matthew Broderick's Day Off

Matthew Broderick's
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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 >

- 2612 days ago

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