Matthew Broderick is an American actor, voice actor, and singer. He is best known for his roles as David Lightman in the 1983 cold war film, WarGames, the titular character in the 1986 teen comedy film, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks' Tony Award-winning musical, The Producers, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw in the 1989 drama war film, Glory, Steven Kovacs in the 1996 dark comedy The Cable Guy, and Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos in the 1998 sci-fi film, Godzilla, and Ben Singer in the 2009 drama Wonderful World. He also voiced Adam Flayman in the 2007 DreamWorks animation film, Bee Movie and the titular character in the 2008 adaptation of The Tale of Desperaux.

For Disney, he voiced adult Simba in the 1994 animated film, The Lion King, and its sequels, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride and The Lion King 1½. He also played the titular character and RoboGadget in the 1999 live-action film, Inspector Gadget. He even voiced Tack the Cobbler in the 1993 Miramax cut of The Thief and The Cobbler. Additionally, he portrayed Professor Harold Hill in the 2003 television film, The Music Man and Steven Schetz in the 2004 Touchstone Pictures film, The Last Shot.

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