is an American actor, singer, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his roles as David Lightman in WarGames
, the titular character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off
, Leo Bloom in The Producers
, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw
, Steven Kovacs in The Cable Guy
, and Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos
, and Ben Singer in Wonderful World
. He also voiced Adam Flayman in Bee Movie
and the titular character in the 2008 adaptation of The Tale of Desperaux
For Disney, he voiced Simba in The Lion King, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, and The Lion King 1½. He also portrayed the titular character and RoboGadget in Inspector Gadget. He even voiced Tack the Cobbler in The Thief and The Cobbler. Additionally, he portrayed Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man and Steven Schetz in The Last Shot.
Matthew Broderick behind the scenes of The Lion King.
Matthew Broderick and Anika Noni Rose
speak onstage during the 65th annual Tony Awards in June 2011.
Matthew Broderick attending the 2015 Tribeca Film Fest
Matthew Broderick attending the 54th annual New York Film Fest in September 2016.
Matthew Broderick with his wife, Sarah Jessica Parker
at premiere of Rules Don't Apply
in October 2016.
Matthew Broderick visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in December 2016.
Matthew Broderick speaks at the 2019 New York Comic Con.