Matthew Broderick

1962 - Today

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Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is an American actor. His roles include the Golden Globe–nominated portrayal of the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), the voice of adult Simba in Disney's The Lion King (1994), and Leo Bloom in both the Broadway musical The Producers and its 2005 film adaptation. Other films he has starring credits in include WarGames (1983), Glory (1989), The Freshman (1990), The Cable Guy (1996), Godzilla (1998), Election (1999), Inspector Gadget (1999), You Can Count on Me (2000), and The Last Shot (2004). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthew Broderick has received more than 20,082,031 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Matthew Broderick is the 849th most popular actor (up from 977th in 2019), the 1,524th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,780th in 2019) and the 408th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Matthew Brodericks by language

Over the past year Matthew Broderick has had the most page views in the with 3,346,447 views, followed by German (266,813), and Spanish (266,781). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (239.22%), Ukrainian (139.23%), and Ido (107.63%)


Among actors, Matthew Broderick ranks 849 out of 13,578Before him are Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Viola Davis, Lionel Stander, Grace Zabriskie, and Natasha Richardson. After him are River Phoenix, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Patrick, Theda Bara, Senta Berger, and Denholm Elliott.

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Among people born in 1962, Matthew Broderick ranks 39Before him are Jeff Bennett, Thomas Kretschmann, Kelly Preston, Ales Bialiatski, Matteo Messina Denaro, and Milo Đukanović. After him are Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Dino Merlin, Christiane F., Jordan Belfort, Gerardo Martino, and Kirk Hammett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Matthew Broderick ranks 1,524 out of 20,380Before him are Creighton Abrams (1914), Paul Lauterbur (1929), James Brendan Connolly (1868), Viola Davis (1965), Lionel Stander (1908), and Grace Zabriskie (1941). After him are River Phoenix (1970), Walter Mondale (1928), Frederick Douglass (1818), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Poul Anderson (1926), and Robert Patrick (1958).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Matthew Broderick ranks 408Before him are Matt LeBlanc (1967), Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), James Brolin (1940), Viola Davis (1965), Lionel Stander (1908), and Grace Zabriskie (1941). After him are River Phoenix (1970), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Robert Patrick (1958), Theda Bara (1885), Robert Loggia (1930), and Sam Elliott (1944).

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