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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:
119
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Zoolander 2 2016-02-06
Known For
Poster of DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
Poster of Mystery Men
Poster of There's Something About Mary
Poster of Frasier
Filmography
Movie Zoolander 2 Derek Zoolander 2016-02-06
Series Prehistoric Planet Unknown 2016
Series Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ 2016
Movie While We're Young Josh Schrebnick 2015-04-03
Movie Being Canadian Unknown 2015-09-18
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 He's Way More Famous Than You Ben Stiller 2013-05-10
Series The Birthday Boys Unknown 2013-10-18
Movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty 2013-12-18
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable 2013-10-25
Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball Himself 2012-03-04
Movie The Watch Evan 2012-07-26
Movie Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable Panelist 2012-09-27
Movie Submarine Soap Opera Star 2011-03-18
Movie Tower Heist Josh Kovacs 2011-11-02
Movie Greenberg Roger Greenberg 2010-03-26
Movie I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Movie The Trip Ben Stiller 2010-09-01
Movie Megamind Bernard (voice) 2010-10-28
Movie Little Fockers Greg Focker 2010-12-21
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley 2009-05-20
Movie Confessions of an Action Star Commander 2009-01-20
Movie The Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble 2009-08-21
Movie Merry Madagascar Alex 2009-11-16
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 2008-01-04
Movie Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman 2008-08-09
Movie Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness Tugg Speedman (uncredited) 2008-08-26
Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex (voice) 2008-10-30
Series Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
Movie The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow 2007-10-05
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Stiller the Elf (voice) 2007-12-23
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
Movie Madagascar Alex 2005-05-25
Series Extras Unknown 2005-07-21
Movie Starsky & Hutch David Starsky 2004-03-05
Series On Air with Ryan Seacrest Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer 2004-01-16
Movie Envy Tim Dingman 2004-04-30
Movie DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story White Goodman 2004-06-18
Movie Meet the Fockers Gaylord 'Greg' Focker 2004-12-22
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes 2004-07-09
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Pauly Shore Is Dead Ben Stiller (uncredited) 2003-03-11
Movie Duplex Alex Rose 2003-09-26
Series Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Movie Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert (uncredited) 2003-10-01
Movie Orange County Firefighter 2002-01-10
Series Wish Kids 2002-03-02
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002-09-16
Series The Fairly OddParents Unknown 2001-03-30
Series The Andy Dick Show 2001-02-27
Series Undeclared Unknown 2001-09-25
Movie Zoolander Derek Zoolander 2001-09-28
Movie The Royal Tenenbaums Chas Tenenbaum 2001-10-05
Movie Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram 2000-04-14
Movie Meet the Parents Gaylord "Greg" Focker 2000-10-06
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Movie The Independent Cop 2000-11-10
Movie Mystery Men Mr. Furious 1999-08-06
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
Series Freaks and Geeks Unknown 1999-09-25
Movie Robbie the Reindeer - Hooves of Fire Robbie the Reindeer (voice) 1999-12-25
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie The Suburbans Jay Rose 1999-10-29
Movie Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry 1998-02-04
Movie There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann 1998-07-15
Movie Zero Effect Steve Arlo 1998-01-30
Series The King of Queens Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1998-09-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Flirting with Disaster Mel Coplin 1996-03-22
Movie If Lucy Fell 1996-03-08
Movie Happy Gilmore Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited) 1996-02-16
Series Saturday Night Special Unknown 1996-04-13
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The Cable Guy Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet 1996-06-10
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Movie Heavyweights Tony Perkis 1995-02-17
Series Mr. Show with Bob and David Jimmy 1995-11-03
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Movie Reality Bites Michael Grates 1994-02-18
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Friends Tommy 1994-09-22
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series MTV Movie Awards Unknown 1992-06-10
Series The Ben Stiller Show 1992-09-27
Movie The Nutt House Pie thrower (uncredited) 1992-09-10
Movie Highway to Hell Attila the Hun 1991-11-21
Movie Stella 1990-02-02
Movie Working Tra$h Freddy Novak 1990-11-26
Movie That's Adequate 1989-01-01
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Next of Kin 1989-10-20
Movie Fresh Horses 1988-11-18
Movie Shoeshine 1987-01-01
Movie Empire of the Sun Dainty 1987-12-09
Movie Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell 1987-05-08
Series Kate & Allie Unknown 1984-03-19
Series MTV Video Music Awards Host - Himself 1984-09-14
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series Kate McShane Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14