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Ben Stiller

​Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered two of his own shows, both entitled The Ben Stiller Show. He began acting in films, and had his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has since written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over 50 films including Heavyweights, There's Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Dodgeball, and Tropic Thunder. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films. Stiller is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.1 billion domestically (United States and Canada), with an average of $73 million per film. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors including an Emmy Award, several MTV Movie Awards, and a Teen Choice Award.


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Born:
Nov 30, 1965 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
95
First Appeared:
In the series Bride's Avenue
Latest Project:
movie Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs 2017-11-18
Known For
Poster of Extras
Poster of American Idol
Filmography
Movie Romanekian Himself 2019
Series Bride's Avenue Tipton 2019
Movie Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Himself 2017-11-18
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Matthew Meyerowitz 2017-05-21
Movie Brad's Status Brad Sloan 2017-09-14
Movie The Truth Is in the Stars Himself 2017-05-01
Movie Zoolander 2 Derek Zoolander 2016-02-06
Series Haters Back Off Himself 2016-10-14
Movie Don't Think Twice Himself 2016-07-22
Movie Being Canadian 2015-09-18
Movie While We're Young Josh Schrebnick 2015-04-03
Movie Harmontown 2014-03-08
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Larry Daley 2014-12-17
Movie Madly Madagascar Alex (voice) 2013-01-29
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable 2013-10-25
Movie He's Way More Famous Than You Ben Stiller 2013-05-10
Movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty 2013-12-18
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable Panelist 2012-09-27
Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie The Watch Evan 2012-07-26
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball 2012-03-04
Movie Tower Heist Josh Kovacs 2011-11-02
Movie Submarine Soap Opera Star 2011-03-18
Movie Greenberg Roger Greenberg 2010-03-26
Series Fog Peach Expert (uncredited) 2010-05-09
Movie Megamind Bernard (voice) 2010-10-28
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Little Fockers Greg Focker 2010-12-21
Movie The Trip Ben Stiller 2010-09-01
Movie Confessions of an Action Star Commander 2009-01-20
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley 2009-05-20
Movie Merry Madagascar Alex 2009-11-16
Movie The Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble 2009-08-21
Movie Muay Thai Giant Ben Stiller 2008-05-29
Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex (voice) 2008-10-30
Movie Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman 2008-08-09
Movie Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness Tugg Speedman (uncredited) 2008-08-26
Series Giada's Weekend Getaways Rabbi Jake Schram 2007-01-12
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Stiller the Elf (voice) 2007-12-23
Movie The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow 2007-10-05
Movie AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition 2007-06-20
Movie Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself 2006-08-20
Movie It's Winter Unknown 2006-02-14
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Series Extras Unknown 2005-07-21
Movie Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer 2004-01-16
Movie Starsky & Hutch David Starsky 2004-03-05
Series Desperate Housewives Gaylord 'Greg' Focker 2004-10-03
Movie Envy Tim Dingman 2004-04-30
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes 2004-07-09
Movie DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story White Goodman 2004-06-18
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Ben Stiller (uncredited) 2003-03-11
Movie Duplex Alex Rose 2003-09-26
Series Arrested Development Tony Wonder 2003-11-02
Series Joan of Arcadia Larry Daley 2003-09-26
Movie A Letter From Mars Unknown 2003-05-16
Movie Billy Idol - VH1 Storytellers Unknown 2002-03-05
Movie Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002-09-16
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Zoolander Derek Zoolander 2001-09-28
Movie Bakery Amour Jimmy Staats 2001-02-14
Series Undeclared Unknown 2001-09-25
Series Timothy Goes to School Robbie the Reindeer (voice) 2000-09-30
Movie The Independent Cop 2000-11-10
Movie Das Glück ist eine Insel 2000-01-01
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Black and White Mark Clear 1999-09-04
Movie Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited) 1999-01-10
Movie The Suburbans Jay Rose 1999-10-29
Series Rove Himself 1999-09-22
Series Freaks and Geeks Agent Meara 1999-09-25
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann 1998-07-15
Series Fancy Lala Chas Tenenbaum 1998-04-05
Movie Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1998-09-12
Movie Happy Gilmore Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited) 1996-02-16
Movie Flirting with Disaster Mel Coplin 1996-03-22
Movie If Lucy Fell Bwick Elias 1996-03-08
Movie Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996-10-06
Movie Heavyweights Tony Perkis 1995-02-17
Movie Reality Bites Michael Grates 1994-02-18
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Highway to Hell 1991-11-21
Series F.C. De Kampioenen Steve Arlo 1990-10-06
Movie Stella 1990-02-02
Movie Working Tra$h 1990-11-26
Movie That's Adequate 1989-01-01
Movie Next of Kin 1989-10-20
Series Mission: Impossible Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet 1988-10-23
Movie Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell 1987-05-08
Movie Empire of the Sun Dainty 1987-12-09
Series Sha Na Na Mr. Furious 1977-01-01
Series Quincy, M.E. Guitar Center Guy 1976-10-03
Series Search for Tomorrow Gaylord "Greg" Focker 1951-09-03