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Matthew Broderick

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Born Mar 21, 1962

Matthew Broderick is an American film, stage and voice 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.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on March 21, 1962.

TWENTIES

1983 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Broderick 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. … Read More
1986 24 Years Old Broderick then got the role as the charming, clever slacker in the 1986 movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off. … Read More
1987 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Also in 1987, he played Air Force research assistant Jimmy Garrett in Project X.
1988 26 Years Old In 1988 Broderick played Harvey Fierstein's gay lover, Alan, in the screen adaptation of Torch Song Trilogy.
1989 27 Years Old In the 1989 film Glory, he received good reviews for his portrayal of the American Civil War officer Robert Gould Shaw, whom Broderick incidentally physically resembled at the time. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 35 Years Old Broderick met actress Sarah Jessica Parker through her brother. The couple married on May 19, 1997, in a civil ceremony in a historic deconsecrated synagogue on the Lower East Side. … Read More
2001 39 Years Old Broderick returned to Broadway as a musical star in the 1990s, most notably with his Tony Award–winning performance in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and his Tony Award–nominated role in the Mel Brooks' 2001 stage version of The Producers; in the latter production, he played Leopold "Leo" Bloom, an accountant who co-produces a musical designed to fail, but which turns out to be successful.

FORTIES

2003 41 Years Old Martin Doherty, whose sister and mother were killed in the crash, later stated that he forgave Broderick, amid plans to meet with Broderick in 2003, in order to gain a sense of closure. … Read More
2005 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Broderick reprised the role in the 2005 film adaptation of The Producers.
He appeared on Broadway as a college professor in The Philanthropist, running April 10 through June 28, 2009.
2010 48 Years Old In March 2010, Broderick was featured in the U.S. version of the BBC program Who Do You Think You Are? … Read More

FIFTIES

2012 50 Years Old 1 More Event
He returned to the Broadway stage in Spring 2012 to star in the musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall. … Read More
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