Ben Stiller biography

Ben Stiller

Celebrity

1965 –

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Who is Ben Stiller?

Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, screenwriter, 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 his own show entitled The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced and hosted for its entire run: 13 episodes. Having previously acted in television, he began acting in films; he made his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over 50 films, including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, There's Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, DodgeBall, Tropic Thunder, the Madagascar series, Night at the Museum, and the sequel Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. 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 $2.6 billion in Canada and the United States, with an average of $79 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
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Benjamin Edward Stiller
  • Benjamin Stiller
  • Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller
  • Benji Stiller
  • Benjamin "Ben" Stiller
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Irish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine
  • Calhoun School
    ( - 1983)
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Lived in
  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • Hollywood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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