"Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" marked Broderick's fourth television series. She starred with Judith Ivey in "The Five Mrs. Buchanans," as well as "Hearts Afire" with Markie Post, John Ritter and Billy Bob Thornton. She also starred opposite Brad Pitt, playing a straight-shooting newspaper editor, in "Glory Days." She has guest-starred on such television series as "Northern Exposure," "Murphy Brown," "Married . . . With Children," "Mancuso: FBI" and "Tales From the Darkside," among others. In addition, Broderick is the recurring voice of Aileen in the animated version of Columbia Television's "Men in Black."
Broderick made her motion picture debut in 1988 as the sexy neighbor who seduces a young, innocent Jonathan Silverman in "Stealing Home," which starred Jodie Foster and Mark Harmon. She has also appeared in "Bonfire of the Vanities," American Playhouse's "1000 Pieces of Gold," "Shadowhunter," "French Exit" and "Man of the Year." Most recently, she appeared in Columbia's "Fools Rush In," starring Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek.
One of her television movies was "Don't Die My Love." With Jane Seymour and Parker Stevenson she appeared in the television movie, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?," as well as "Into the Deep Woods," directed by Arthur Hill. She was also seen in the telefilms, "Justice in a Small Town," and "Maternal Instincts" opposite Delta Burke.
Amidst her ongoing film and television work, Broderick continued to performed to return to her first love, the theater. A strong believer in sustaining and supporting theater in Los Angeles, she has appeared in "Carnal Knowledge," "Triplets in Uniform" and "Zastrozzi, the Master of Discipline," which she also co-produced. In New York and at regional theater companies across the country, she has starred in "The Mousetrap," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Company," "Talking With," "The Lion in Winter," "Steambath" and "Tiger at the Gates"; as well as off-Broadway productions of "Murder at the Rutherford House" and "Elizabeth Rex: The Musical."
Her works as a writer include "A Cup of Joe," as well as "Wonderland" and "Literatti," with Dennis Bailey. The writing team have also presented a staged reading of their screenplay, "Three for the Money," a comedy starring Broderick, Judith Ivey and Jean Smart, which Beth is currently preparing to produce through her company, Regardless Films. In addition, as an experienced director in a variety of media, she guided a half-hour pilot presentation, "Trio," for Warner Bros. Television. More recently, Broderick optioned the novel, "The Last Great Snake Show," written by Tim McLaurin; and wrote "In the Circle," based on a true story, which Alliance Entertainment has optioned as a movie project to be produced by Paul Kaufman.
Born in Falmouth, Kentucky, Broderick was raised in Huntington Beach, California. After graduating high school early at age 16, she went on to study the craft of acting at the famed American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. Upon graduating from the Academy's rigorous training program at 18, she moved to New York and began her professional acting career.
A tireless humanitarian, Broderick has been active in the battle against AIDS since 1984. She is proud to be a founding director of Momentum, one of the first organizations in New York established to assist people with AIDS. Today, she continues the fight on every level, from education and awareness to fundraising and care-giving. Broderick was also a founding member of the Celebrity Action Council of the City Light Women's Rehabilitation Program at the Los Angeles Mission, which provides hands-on service to homeless women, helps them to overcome substance abuse and learn job skills to help them reclaim their lives and families.