Show Business: Twenty-One, Going on 15 (or 50)

Matthew Broderick is biking to stardom

There are several reasons for Matthew Broderick to celebrate 1983. He won praise for his first movie, Neil Simon's Max Dugan Returns. He received absolute raves, as well as a Tony nomination, for playing the adolescent Simon in the dramatist's autobiographical hit, Brighton Beach Memoirs. "To Matthew," says a note from Simon on the actor's dressing-room wall. "After watching me on the stage, I never knew I was so cute and so talented." Critics are already applauding his portrayal of the computer genius who nearly starts World War III in War-Games, which could easily become one...

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