Matthew Broderick is a popular stage film and stage actor of United States of America. He was born on 21st March 1962 in New York. He has performed diverse roles in his career including the title character in “Day Off”, role in the famous play titled “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and voice role of adult Simba in the popular Disney animated movie titled “The Lion King”.
The first major role in the career of Matthew Broderick came in “On Valentine’s Day”, which was well received by the audience as well as critics and as a result he landed a supporting role in “Fierstein’s Torch Song” Trilogy. He played the role of Harvey Fierstein’s adopted son to perfection and received good reviews from the critics including that of The New York Times theater critic Mel Gussow, which brought him into the limelight.
Later on in his career, he appeared in the role of Eugene Morris Jerome in “Eugene” Trilogy as well as in the play titled “Brighton Beach Memoirs”. In 1983, he appeared in “War Games”, which proved to be a super box office hit movie, in which he played the role of David Lightman.
The career highlights of Matthew Broderick include movies like “War Games”, “Day Off”, “Cable Guy” costarring Jim Carrey and “Election” costarring Reese Witherspoon. As far as TV plays are concerned he got critical acclaim for his performance in “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and the musical play titled “How to Succeed in Business World without Really Trying”. He won two Toy awards for excellent performance in both of the plays.
Best Movies of Matthew Broderick
- War Games
- Master Harold…and the Boys
- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
- Eugene Trilogy
- A Life in the Theatre
- The Lion King
- The Cable Guy
- Finding Amanda
- Manchester by the Sea