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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 & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Zoolander
Zoolander Producer
(2001)
Tropic Thunder
Tropic Thunder Producer
(2008)
Madagascar
Madagascar Alex
(2005)

Filmography

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 2016 Why Him? (producer) (post-production)
  Dodgeball 2 (producer) (announced)
  Hollywood Renegade (Documentary) (executive producer) (announced)
  Super Sad True Love Story (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  The Polka King (executive producer) (filming)
 2015-2016 Another Period (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Harvard (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Servants' Disease (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Roosevelt (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Trial of the Century (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Prince and the Pauper (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Zoolander 2 (producer)
 2015 Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014-2015 The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- The One with the Coco (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The One Where Hannibal Looks Like Miami Vice (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The One with the Clearance Issues (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The One with All the Spitting (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The One with the Kiss (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Big Time in Hollywood, FL (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- A Night In (2015) ... (executive producer)
- To Catch a Paparazzi (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Rehabilitation (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Intervention (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Severance (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Next Time on Lonny (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The End of Lonny (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Choose Your Own Lonny (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Lonny Experiment (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Lonny Brings Peace (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Lonny's Best Friend (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Birthday Boys (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Dumb Public (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Going All the Way (2013) ... (executive producer)
- All Your Favorites Are Back (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Skewered (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Helpful Tips (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Burning Love (TV Series) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
- Meet the Families (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Freestyle Rap Contest (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Photo Shoot (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Breakup Special (2013) ... (executive producer)
- A Shocking Exit (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 The Big Year (executive producer)
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (producer)
 2010-2011 Stiller & Meara (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes)
- Jerry & Anne (2011) ... (producer)
- The Royal Wedding (2011) ... (producer)
- March Madness (2011) ... (producer)
- Lindsay Lohan (2011) ... (producer)
- The Oscars (2011) ... (producer)
 2010 Megamind (executive producer)
 2010 Submarine (executive producer)
 2010 A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti (Video) (executive producer)
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 The Station (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Tropic Thunder (producer)
 2008 The Ruins (executive producer)
 2007 Untitled Christine Taylor Project (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Blades of Glory (producer)
 2007 The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' (Video documentary) (producer)
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (executive producer)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (executive producer)
 2003 Crooked Lines (executive producer)
 2003 Duplex (producer)
 2001 Zoolander (producer)
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1992-1993 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- A Few Good Scouts (1993) ... (producer)
- At the Beach (1993) ... (producer)
- With Dennis Miller (1992) ... (producer)
- With Garry Shandling (1992) ... (producer)
- With Flea (1992) ... (producer)
 1987 The Hustler of Money (TV Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Directed and starred in the music video for Jack Johnson's "Taylor". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 17 Interviews | 29 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 32 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Benjamin Stiller | Benji Stiller

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on advice he receives from his father, Jerry Stiller] My father is always telling me to take care of myself and get a lot of rest. He's always saying, "Sleep will fix anything. Go take a nap". I think he's right. I find when I get frazzled, if I get a good night's sleep, I feel much better about things. See more »

Trivia:

Revealed in 2005 that he has bipolar disorder and that it runs in his family. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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