How old was Matthew broderick when he made Ferris buellers day off?

Matthew Broderick was 24 when he played the role of Ferris Bueller in the 1986 film with Alan Ruck and Mia Saraborn. He was born on 3/21/1962, in New York City, which makes him 49 years old today. His first professional acting role as Mike on the Lou Grant TV series took place when he was only 18. Broderick is reprising his 1986 role in a new Honda ad.

Updated on Saturday, February 04 2012 at 02:34AM EST