About Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor and singer. His roles include the Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of the title character in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’, the voice of adult Simba in Disney’s ‘The Lion King’), and Leo Bloom in both the Broadway musical ‘The Producers’ and its 2005 film adaptation. Other films he had starring credits in include ‘WarGames’, ‘Glory’, ‘The Freshman’, ‘The Cable Guy’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Election’, ‘Inspector Gadget’, and ‘You Can Count on Me’. Broderick also directed himself in ‘Infinity’ and provided voice work in ‘Good Boy!’, ‘Bee Movie’, and ‘The Tale of Despereaux’.
Broderick has won two Tony Awards, one for Best Featured Actor in a Play for ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’, and one for Best Actor in a Musical for ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’. As of 2020, Broderick remains the youngest winner of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. In 2006, for his contributions to the film industry, Broderick was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a motion pictures star located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard. Eleven years later, he earned induction into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Learn More…