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Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism). It's not surprising that Ben has followed in his family's footsteps: his parents ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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1 Biographical Movie | 16 Interviews | 25 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 31 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Show business is great, but when you're in a movie that made more than $120 million, the perspective changes. I'd never had the experience of being in a movie that so many people found funny. After the enormous success of There's Something About Mary (1998), I was able to command much more money and I got recognized more. But the reason for all this is only because the movie made money, not ... See more »


Auditioned for a part in Platoon, even meeting with Oliver Stone. See more »


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