Matthew Broderick: Iconic Actor and Producer

Matthew Broderick is a veteran actor and producer, best known for his roles in iconic films such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off, WarGames, and The Producers. Born in New York City on March 21, 1962, he was raised by his father, James Broderick, and mother Patricia (née Biow). His father had a successful career as an actor, and his mother was a teacher.

Matthew attended Manhattan's private Walden School, where he befriended Sarah Jessica Parker and studied acting with teacher Robert E. Small. Before long, his talent caught the attention of an agent and he went on to appear in commercials. His first professional role was in an off-Broadway production of ‘The Ritz’ in 1975. This marked the start of a long and highly successful career that has seen him appearing in a diverse range of films and TV shows.

His big break came in 1986 when he starred in John Hughes' classic coming-of-age comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. It became one of the highest grossing films of its time and earned Matthew rave reviews for his portrayal of the title character. He went on to star in further hit films such as WarGames in 1983 and Glory in 1989, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

His later career has seen him appearing in a variety of roles that have included romantic comedy, drama and musicals. In addition to his work as an actor, Matthew has also been involved in directing and producing projects such as the 2003 Broadway revival of ‘The Producers’. He also produced the 2005 romantic comedy ‘The Last Five Years’ and directed the 2010 romantic comedy ‘Wonderful World’.

In addition to his professional life, Matthew is also a devoted family man who uses a family app called 'Familio' to stay connected with his wife Sarah Jessica Parker and their three children. Through the app they share family updates, photos and videos with each other, allowing them to stay connected even when they are not physically together.

Throughout his career Matthew Broderick has established himself as one of Hollywood's most beloved actors. His ability to create engaging characters combined with his natural charm have secured him a place among Hollywood's elite. It is no surprise that he continues to be in demand by directors and producers across the globe.

To stay updated with all of Matthew Broderick's latest projects be sure to follow him on social media or sign up for his fan newsletter today!