Ben Stiller

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actor / Film Director / Writer / Character Actor / Comedian / Trekkie | * 11/30/1965 (55) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, producer, film director, and screenwriter. He is the son of the 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, titled The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced and hosted for its 13-episode run. 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, or produced more than 50 films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, The Cable Guy, There's Something About Mary, the Meet t..."> ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Ben Stiller

Primetime Emmy Awards Emmy Awards MTV Movie Award for Best Villain

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Movies with Ben Stiller as Actor(110)

as (archive footage)2021 Friends: The Reunion
as Doctor Pots2021 Bleecker
as Nick DeNoia2021 Chippendales
as himself2020 Greed
as himself2020 Celebrity Escape Room
as himself2020 Beastie Boys Story
as Orderly Hal2020 Hubie Halloween
as Brad Sloan2017 Brad's Status
as Derek Zoolander2016 Zoolander 2
as Derek Zoolander (voice)2016 Zoolander: Super Model
as himself2016 Don't Think Twice
as himself2015 Being Canadian
as Josh Schrebnick2015 While We're Young
as himself2014 Harmontown
as Alex (voice)2013 Madly Madagascar
as Fake Arcade Fire Bandmember2013 Here Comes the Night Time
as himself2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball
as Evan2012 The Watch
as Soap Opera Star2011 Submarine
as himself2011 The Trip
as Josh Kovacs2011 Tower Heist
as Bernard (voice)2010 Megamind
as Greg Focker2010 Little Fockers
as Roger Greenberg2010 Greenberg
as himself2010 I'm Still Here
as Alex2009 Merry Madagascar
as Jon Gribble2009 The Marc Pease Experience
as Tugg Speedman (uncredited)2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness
as Tugg Speedman2008 Tropic Thunder
as Alex (voice)2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
as Eddie Cantrow2007 The Heartbreak Kid
as Stiller the Elf (voice)2007 Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown
as Guitar Center Guy2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
as Larry Daley2006 Night at the Museum
as Lonnie2006 School for Scoundrels
as Alex (voice)2005 Madagascar
as Peach Expert (uncredited)2004 Nobody Knows Anything!
as David Starsky2004 Starsky & Hutch
as Gaylord 'Greg' Focker2004 Meet the Fockers
as Reuben Feffer2004 Along Came Polly
as Tim Dingman2004 Envy
as Alex Rose2003 Duplex
as Ben Stiller (uncredited)2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
as himself2002 Run Ronnie Run
as Firefighter2002 Orange County
as Derek Zoolander2001 Zoolander
as Chas Tenenbaum2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
as Rabbi Jake Schram2000 Keeping the Faith
as Gaylord "Greg" Focker2000 Meet the Parents
as Robbie the Reindeer (voice)2000 Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire
as Cop2000 The Independent
as Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited)1999 Heat Vision and Jack
as Mark Clear1999 Black and White
as Jay Rose1999 The Suburbans
as Mr. Furious1999 Mystery Men
as Steve Arlo1998 Zero Effect
as Jerry Stahl1998 Permanent Midnight
as Ted Stroehmann1998 There's Something About Mary
as Derek Zoolander1997 Derek Zoolander University
as Mel Coplin1996 Flirting with Disaster
as Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)1996 Happy Gilmore
as Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet1996 The Cable Guy
as Derek Zoolander1996 Derek Zoolander: Male Model
as Bwick Elias1996 If Lucy Fell
as Tony Perkis1995 Heavyweights
as Michael Grates1994 Reality Bites
as Pie thrower (uncredited)1992 The Nutt House
as Pluto's Cook / Attila the Hun1991 Highway to Hell
1990 Stella
as Bruce1989 Elvis Stories
as Lawrence Isabella1989 Next of Kin
as Tipton1988 Fresh Horses
as Chris Honeywell1987 Hot Pursuit
as Dainty1987 Empire of the Sun
as Ronnie Shaughnessy1987 The House of Blue Leaves

TV Shows/Series with Ben Stiller as Actor(54)

as Himself - Illustrious Guest2019 Desus & Mero
as himself2016 Haters Back Off
as Jimmy Staats2015 Big Time in Hollywood, Fl
as himself2010 The Trip
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
2005 Extras
as Tony Wonder2003 Arrested Development
as himself1999 Rove
as Agent Meara1999 Freaks and Geeks
as Tommy1994 Friends
1994 Duckman
as Barry (voice)1993 Frasier
as Himself - Host1987 Kids' Choice Awards
as Himself - Host1984 MTV Video Music Awards
as Michael Cohen (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
as Store Owner1975 Saturday Night Live
??? Today

Movies with Ben Stiller as Crew(45)

Directing/Director2021 London
Production/Producer2021 London
Production/Producer2021 Queenpins
Production/Executive Producer2021 Bleecker
Directing/Director2021 Bag Man
Production/Producer2020 Dinner in America
Production/Producer2020 Friendsgiving
Production/Executive Producer2020 Celebrity Escape Room
Production/Producer2018 The Package
Production/Producer2018 Alex Strangelove
Directing/Director2016 Zoolander 2
Production/Producer2016 Zoolander 2
Writing/Writer2016 Zoolander 2
Production/Producer2016 Why Him?
Production/Producer2015 Crash Test
Directing/Director2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Production/Producer2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Production/Executive Producer2011 Submarine
Production/Executive Producer2011 The Big Year
Production/Executive Producer2010 Megamind
Directing/Director2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness
Production/Executive Producer2008 The Ruins
Directing/Director2008 Tropic Thunder
Production/Producer2008 Tropic Thunder
Writing/Screenplay2008 Tropic Thunder
Writing/Story2008 Tropic Thunder
Production/Producer2007 The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny'
Production/Producer2007 Blades of Glory
Production/Executive Producer2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Production/Executive Producer2004 Starsky & Hutch
Production/Producer2004 DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
Production/Producer2003 Duplex
Production/Executive Producer2003 Crooked Lines
Directing/Director2001 Zoolander
Production/Producer2001 Zoolander
Writing/Characters2001 Zoolander
Writing/Screenplay2001 Zoolander
Directing/Director1999 Heat Vision and Jack
Writing/Writer1997 Derek Zoolander University
Directing/Director1996 The Cable Guy
Writing/Writer1996 Derek Zoolander: Male Model
Directing/Director1994 Reality Bites
Directing/Director1989 Elvis Stories
Directing/Director1987 The Hustler of Money
Writing/Writer1987 The Hustler of Money

TV Shows/Series with Ben Stiller as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2021 High Desert
Production/Executive Producer2021 High Desert
Directing/Director2020 Severance
Production/Executive Producer2020 Severance
Production/Executive Producer2019 In the Dark
Directing/Director2018 Escape at Dannemora
Production/Executive Producer2018 Escape at Dannemora
Production/Executive Producer2012 Burning Love
Directing/Director1992 The Ben Stiller Show
Writing/Writer1992 The Ben Stiller Show

Additional Information

Full Name: Ben Stiller
Born: Tuesday, 11/30 1965 (November) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 55 years + 301 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Calhoun School
Spouses (current/former): Christine Taylor
Children: Quinn Dempsey Stiller, Ella Stiller
Siblings: Amy Stiller
Mother: Anne Meara
Other names for Ben Stiller (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Бен Стиллер"
"เบน สติลเลอร์"
"벤 스틸러"
"بن ستيلر"
"​Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller"
"Μπέντζαμιν Έντουαρντ Στίλερ"
"Μπεν Στίλερ"
"Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller"
Ben Stiller frequently works together with these people:
Jack Black (38x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (34x, Actor)
Bill Hader (28x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (23x, Actress)
Charlize Theron (19x, Actress)
Drew Barrymore (18x, Actress)
Ricky Gervais (18x, Actor)
Martin Short (18x, Actor)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (18x, Actress)
Owen Wilson (17x, Actor)
Seth Rogen (17x, Actor)
Jamie Foxx (17x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:159, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/25/2021