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Deck The Halls... In this slapstick holiday comedy with a heart of gold, Matthew Broderick and... more info $7.99was $9.98 Buy Now

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Biloxi Blues... "Biloxi Blues" (1988) stars Matthew Broderick as playwright Neil Simon's alter... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

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Born: March 21, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began acting after a knee injury
1980:
Acting debut as Brother Vaughn in Horton Foote's play "Valentine's Day"; also starred his father James
1981:
Played lead role in the off-Broadway production of Harvey Fierstein's "Torch Song Trilogy"
1982:
Film acting debut in "Max Dugan Returns"
1982:
TV acting debut in an episode of "Lou Grant" (CBS)
1983:
Had leading role in the summer hit "WarGames"
1983:
Broadway debut as Eugene Jerome in Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical play "Brighton Beach Memoirs"
1984:
Reprised role of Eugene Jerome in Simon's "Biloxi Blues" on Broadway
1985:
Appeared in the Showtime production of Athol Fugard's "'Master Harold'... and the Boys"
1986:
Reprised his stage role of Brother Vaughn in the film "On Valentine's Day"
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Appeared in the off-Broadway production of Horton Foote's "The Widow Claire"
1986:
Breakthrough film performance in title role of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
1988:
Recreated stage role of Eugene Jerome in Mike Nichols film adaption of "Biloxi Blues"
1989:
Delivered a fine turn as Robert Gould Shaw, the white commander of a black infantry during the Civil War in "Glory"
1990:
Offered a comic turn opposite Marlon Brando in "The Freshman"
1993:
Made rare TV acting appearance opposite Jack Lemmon in the TNT movie "A Life in the Theatre"
1994:
Voiced the adult Simba in Disney's animated blockbuster "The Lion King"; also sang
1995:
Returned to Broadway to star in the revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"; wife Sarah Jessica Parker co-starred in the final months of the show's run
1996:
Co-produced (also directed and co-starred) the biopic "Infinty"; film scripted by his mother Patricia Broderick
1996:
Played the customer in whose life comes Jim Carrey's "The Cable Guy"
1998:
Played a scientist tracking the monster in the blockbuster "Godzilla"
1999:
Offered a winning performance as a teacher out to thwart an overachieving female student in in Alexander Payne's "Election"
1999:
Had title role in the live-action film, "Inspector Gadget"
1999:
Starred in the National Actors Theater Broadway revival of "Night Must Fall"
2000:
Played a bank manager in the Sundance hit "You Can Count on Me," directed by Kenneth Lonergan
2000:
Acted opposite Parker Posey in the ill-fated Broadway comedy "Taller Than a Dwarf"
2001:
With Nathan Lane, co-starred in the Mel Brooks' stage version of "The Producers"; received a Tony nomination
2003:
Portrayed Professor Harold Hill in the ABC television remake of the "Music Man"
2004:
Co-starred with Nicole Kidman in the Frank Oz remake of the 1975 cult classic "The Stepford Wives"
2004:
Starred as a movie director in "The Last Shot" with Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette and Tony Shalhoub
2005:
Re-united with Nathan Lane to play Oscar and Felix in the Broadway revival of "The Odd Couple" directed by Joe Mantello
2005:
Reprised his role as Leo Bloom opposite Nathan Lane in the feature adaptation of "The Producers"
2006:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (January)
2006:
Played an astronomy teacher in the Broadway play "The Starry Messenger"; second collaboration with director Kenneth Lonergan
2006:
Co-starred with Danny DeVito in the holiday comedy "Deck the Halls"
2007:
Featured in Helen Hunt's directorial debut "Then She Found Me"
2009:
Co-starred with Catalina Sandino Moreno in The New Group's off-Broadway premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's "The Starry Messenger"
2010:
Guest starred as himself on "Louie" (FX)
2011:
Teamed with Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy in the ensemble comedy "Tower Heist"

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