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Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York, New York to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. It's not surprising that Ben Stiller has followed in his family's footsteps. Ben's parents made no real effort to keep their son away from the Hollywood lifestyle and he grew up among the stars, wondering just why his parents were ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012/I The Watch
 2011 Tower Heist
Josh Kovaks
 2010 Megamind
Bernard (voice)
 2010 Submarine
Soap Opera Star (uncredited)
 2010/I The Trip
Ben Stiller (uncredited)
 2009 The Marc Pease Experience
Jon Gribble
 2005 Madagascar
Alex (voice)
 2005 Confessions of an Action Star
Commander (uncredited)
 2004 Envy
Tim Dingman
 2003 Nobody Knows Anything!
Peach Expert (uncredited)
 2003 Duplex
Alex Rose
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Ben Stiller (uncredited)
 2002 Legs to Stand On (Short)
 2002 Orange County
The Firefighter (uncredited)
 2000 The Independent
 1999 The Suburbans
Jay Rose
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Jerry Stahl
 1996 Happy Gilmore
Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
 1992 The Nutt House
Pie thrower (uncredited)
 1991 Highway to Hell
Pluto's Cook / Attila the Hun
 1990 Stella
Jim Uptegrove
 1989 Elvis Stories (Short)
 1989 Next of Kin
Lawrence Isabella
 1989 That's Adequate
Chip Lane
 1988 Fresh Horses
 1987 Shoeshine (Short)
 1987 Empire of the Sun
 1987 Hot Pursuit
Chris Honeywell
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Other Works:

March 2005: Plays Man in "This Is How It Goes" play by Neil LaBute (Public Theater, New York City). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 16 Interviews | 24 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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I think most actors have incredibly big egos, but they're also incredibly insecure. That's a bad combination. I include myself in this group. For whatever psychological reasons, we want and need approval from everybody in the universe, though we also think we're totally unworthy of it. We need to validate ourselves through our work. See more »


2007 - Ranked #20 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood. See more »


Short but muscular frame See more »

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