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Ben Stiller

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 is 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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 2016 Why Him? (producer) (pre-production)
 2016 Zoolander 2 (producer) (post-production)
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 2011 The Big Year (executive producer)
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (producer)
 2010 Megamind (executive producer)
 2010 Submarine (executive producer)
 2008 Tropic Thunder (producer)
 2008 The Ruins (executive producer)
 2007 Blades of Glory (producer)
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (executive producer)
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 2003 Duplex (producer)
 2001 Zoolander (producer)
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2001: TV commercial in Japan for Chu Hi See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 16 Interviews | 25 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Benjamin Stiller | Benji Stiller


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Every actor is out there trying to get parts, auditioning, going to acting class and creating a network of people who are in the same position you are. I couldn't sit around and wait to get work, because it wasn't happening. I would just try to create my own projects with friends who were filmmakers. See more »


Is a major fan of Tom Cruise and has impersonated Tom for many years. He even portrayed Tom Cruise's fictitious crazed stunt double, Tom Crooze, on 2000 MTV Movie Awards (2000) on a segment called Mission: Improbable. (This segment is included on the Mission: Impossible II (2000) DVD.) Tom and Ben have been friends ever since 1996. See more »


Often plays characters who frequently find themselves in very embarrassing, awkward situations See more »

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