Even after he got married, had dinner with his mother at her house every Sunday night, from 1981 until her death in 2003.
Was the first choice to play Alex P. Keaton on the sitcom "Family Ties" (1982), but he didn't want to be committed to a long television run. (The role went to Michael J. Fox instead).
Has won two Tony Awards: in 1983, as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Brighton Beach Memoirs"; and, in 1995, as Best Actor (Musical) for a revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." He was also nominated as Best Actor (Musical) in 2001 for "The Producers," the new Mel Brooks musical.
Made his feature film debut in Max Dugan Returns (1983), which was also the debut of Kiefer Sutherland.
Denied a rumor, on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993), that he bought Cary Grant's bathtub, though he did sit in it. [15 May 2001]
Son James Wilke Broderick born in Manhattan. [October 28, 2002]
For his return to "The Producers" in December 2003-April 2004, he is being paid $100,000 a week.
He and his wife Sarah Jessica Parker had movies opening on the same day in the US: 16th December 2005. His movie was The Producers (2005), hers was The Family Stone (2005).
He and his "The Producers" co-star, Nathan Lane, were awarded a joint star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 9, 2006.
Broke his collarbone in a horse-riding accident in County Donegal, Ireland, August 2006. He ended up in Sligo Hospital, but was released a few hours later. His wife was with him at the hospital.
He and Sarah Jessica Parker are expecting twins with the help of a surrogate. [April 2009]
Welcomed twin daughters via surrogate 23 June 2009. Marion Loretta Elwell weighed 5 lbs., 11 oz., and Tabitha Hodge weighed 6 lbs.
Twin daughters Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge Broderick born via surrogate at East Ohio Regional Hospital. [June 22, 2009].