Date of Birth : Mar 21st 1962
Matthew Broderick is a two-time Tony Award-winning stage actor and instantly recognizable film presence. In The Producers, Broderick reprises his Tony- nominated performance from the smash hit Broadway musical. He is starring in Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple, which opened on Broadway on October 27, 2005.
Broderick starred in the critically acclaimed You Can Count on Me opposite Laura Linney. He also earned considerable acclaim starring opposite Reese Witherspoon in the critically lauded and Independent Spirit Award-winning political satire Election, directed by Alexander Payne.
Broderick starred in the smash hit Godzilla, directed by Roland Emmerich (Independence Day). He also starred opposite Meg Ryan in the hit romantic comedy Addicted to Love, directed by Griffin Dunne, and in the darkly comic The Cable Guy, opposite Jim Carrey. He also starred in the smash hit Inspector Gadget.
A New York native, Broderick made his professional stage debut opposite his father, James Broderick, at age 17 in a production of On Valentine’s Day. His performance in Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy won him the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor. Broderick won his first Tony Award for Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs and starred in the play’s sequel, Biloxi Blues. He won his second Tony for his role as J. Pierrepont Finch in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He also appeared opposite Ellen Burstyn, Hallie Foote and Polly Holliday in Death of a Papa.