Matthew Broderick

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  • Birth Name: Matthew Broderick
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/21/1962, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director
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Matthew Broderick Fast Facts:
  • Played football as a teenager, but turned to acting after being sidelined by a knee injury.
  • Made his stage debut in 1980 opposite his father, James Broderick, in a production of On Valentine's Day in New York City.
  • Turned down the role of Alex P. Keaton on Family Ties to spend time with his ailing father.
  • Pleaded guilty to the charge of careless driving after a 1987 car accident in Northern Ireland that killed two women.
  • Appeared alongside future wife Sarah Jessica Parker on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in 1996.
  • Received rave reviews, and a Tony nomination, for his performance in the Broadway musical The Producers, which opened in 2001; reprised his role in the 2005 film adaptation.
  • Matthew Broderick Relationships:
  • Helen Hunt - Ex-significant Other
  • James Wilke Broderick - Son
  • Martha Broderick - Sister
  • Patricia Broderick - Mother
  • James Broderick - Father
  • Sarah Jessica Parker - Wife
  • Jennifer Grey - Ex-fiancée
  • Janet Broderick Kraft - Sister
  • Tabitha Hodge Broderick - Daughter
  • Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick - Daughter
  • Matthew Broderick Awards:
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2001 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1983 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Winner
  • 1995 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Winner

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