Caption: Still of Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck and Jonathan Schmock in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Actor, Soundtrack, Director
Born: March 21, 1962
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Known for: Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), The Lion King (1994), Godzilla (1998), Glory (1989)
A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962, in New York City to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and some English ancestry, and his mother was from a German Jewish/Polish Jewish family. Matthew initially took up ...