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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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Nov 30, 1965 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) 2017-10-13
Known For
Poster of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Poster of Megamind
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Matthew Meyerowitz 2017-10-13
Movie Don't Think Twice Himself 2016-07-22
Movie Zoolander 2 Derek Zoolander 2016-02-06
Movie Being Canadian 2015-09-18
Movie When Calls the Heart: The Coal Valley Saga-- The Dance Freddy Novak 2015-05-04
Movie While We're Young Josh Schrebnick 2015-04-03
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Larry Daley 2014-12-17
Movie Harmontown 2014-03-08
Movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty 2013-12-18
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable 2013-10-25
Series The Birthday Boys Unknown 2013-10-18
Movie He's Way More Famous Than You Ben Stiller 2013-05-10
Movie 3G Steve Arlo 2013-03-14
Movie Madly Madagascar Alex (voice) 2013-01-29
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable Panelist 2012-09-27
Movie The Watch Evan 2012-07-26
Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball 2012-03-04
Movie Submarine Soap Opera Star 2011-03-18
Movie Cure for Pain: The Mark Sandman Story Bwick Elias 2011-04-29
Movie Tower Heist Josh Kovacs 2011-11-02
Movie Shadows & Lies Roger Greenberg 2010-04-25
Movie Greenberg Roger Greenberg 2010-03-26
Movie Little Fockers Greg Focker 2010-12-21
Movie The Trip Ben Stiller 2010-09-01
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie Megamind Bernard (voice) 2010-10-28
Movie Merry Madagascar Alex 2009-11-16
Movie The Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble 2009-08-21
Movie Confessions of an Action Star Commander 2009-01-20
Movie The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself 2009-01-01
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley 2009-05-20
Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex (voice) 2008-10-30
Movie Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness Tugg Speedman (uncredited) 2008-08-26
Movie Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman 2008-08-09
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 2008-01-04
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Stiller the Elf (voice) 2007-12-23
Movie The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow 2007-10-05
Series Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
Movie Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself 2006-08-20
Series The Henry Rollins Show Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie School for Scoundrels Lonnie 2006-09-29
Movie Night at the Museum Larry Daley 2006-10-20
Movie Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Guitar Center Guy 2006-11-22
Series Extras Unknown 2005-07-21
Movie Madagascar Alex (voice) 2005-05-25
Movie Shania A Life in Eight Albums Ted Stroehmann 2005-11-07
Movie Envy Tim Dingman 2004-04-30
Movie Starsky & Hutch David Starsky 2004-03-05
Movie Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer 2004-01-16
Movie DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story White Goodman 2004-06-18
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes 2004-07-09
Movie Meet the Fockers Gaylord 'Greg' Focker 2004-12-22
Movie Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert (uncredited) 2003-10-01
Movie Duplex Alex Rose 2003-09-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Ben Stiller (uncredited) 2003-03-11
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Movie Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002-09-16
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Orange County Firefighter 2002-01-10
Series The Fairly OddParents Unknown 2001-03-30
Series The Andy Dick Show 2001-02-27
Movie Zoolander Derek Zoolander 2001-09-28
Series Undeclared Unknown 2001-09-25
Movie The Royal Tenenbaums Chas Tenenbaum 2001-10-12
Movie The Independent Cop 2000-11-10
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Movie Meet the Parents Gaylord "Greg" Focker 2000-10-06
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Robbie the Reindeer (voice) 2000-09-01
Movie Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram 2000-04-14
Movie Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited) 1999-01-10
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Mystery Men Mr. Furious 1999-08-06
Movie Black and White Mark Clear 1999-09-04
Series Freaks and Geeks Unknown 1999-09-25
Movie The Suburbans Jay Rose 1999-10-29
Movie Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1998-09-12
Movie Happy Gilmore Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited) 1996-02-16
Movie Heavyweights Tony Perkis 1995-02-17
Movie Highway to Hell 1991-11-21
Movie Next of Kin 1989-10-20
Movie Empire of the Sun Dainty 1987-12-09
Movie Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell 1987-05-08
Series Saturday Night Live Michael Cohen (uncredited) 1975-10-11