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Ben Stein (Benjamin J. Stein) was born on Nov. 25, 1944 in Washington, D.C. The son of noted economist and writer Herbert Stein, he grew up in Silver Spring, Md., and attended Montgomery Blair High School. Some of his classmates included journalist Carl Bernstein, and actors Goldie Hawn and Sylvester Stallone. He graduated from Columbia University... See full bio »
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 2016 Facetiming with Mommy (TV Series)
 2004-2009 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Buddy Baker
- Dodie's Big Break (2009) ... Buddy Baker (voice)
- The Wedding Frame (2004) ... Buddy Baker (voice)
 2003-2009 Family Guy (TV Series)
Rabbi Goldberg
- Family Goy (2009) ... Rabbi Goldberg (voice)
 2004-2008 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
Sanderson / H.P. / Head Pixie / ...
- Fairly Oddlympics (2008) ... H.P. / Sanderson (voice)
- Fairly OddBaby (2008) ... Head Pixie / Sanderson (voice)
- Fairy Idol (2006) ... Sanderson / Head Pixie / The Pixies (voice)
 2005 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Frank Jenkins
- Episode #2.26 (2005) ... Frank Jenkins (uncredited)
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- Stressed for Success (2004) ... Quizmaster (voice)
 2002 Do Over (TV Series)
- Joel Larsen's Day Off (2002) ... Teacher
 2002 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (TV Series)
Giggles the Clown
- Hall Monster/Hypno Birthday to You (2002) ... Giggles the Clown (voice)
 2001 Osmosis Jones
Doc (uncredited)
 2001 Lloyd in Space (TV Series)
Ranger Wormy
- Caution: Wormhole! (2001) ... Ranger Wormy (voice)
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Heavenly Guide
- Drew's in a Coma (2001) ... Heavenly Guide
 2000 The Man Show (TV Series)
Juggy University Professor
- Juggy Training (2000) ... Juggy University Professor
 1999 Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (TV Series)
Rockin' Johnny Hot
- At the Hop! (1999) ... Rockin' Johnny Hot (voice)
 1998 Tannenbaum (Short)
Car Lot Owner
 1998 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Dr. Mopp
- I'm Shrinnnking (1998) ... Dr. Mopp
 1998 The Lionhearts (TV Series)
- The Poem (1998) ... (voice)
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
- Hercules and the Pool Party (1998) ... Trivia (voice)
 1998 Casper Meets Wendy (Video)
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1998 Men in White (TV Movie)
Men in Strangemeister's Head
 1998 Breakfast with Einstein (TV Movie)
 1997 Santa vs. the Snowman (TV Short)
'Spunky' the Elf (voice)
 1997 Rugrats (TV Series)
Bingo Caller
- Grandpa's Bad Bug/Lady Luck (1997) ... Bingo Caller (voice)
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
Sam Hinkle
- Citizen Canine (1997) ... Sam Hinkle
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video)
 1997 101 Dalmatians: The Series (TV Series)
- Two Faces of Anita (1997) ... Waiter (voice)
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Clinic Video Narrator (voice)
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
- How to Marry a Billionaire (1997) ... Williams
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
- The Comeback (1997) ... Shellbach
 1996 Toonstruck (Video Game)
Sam Schmaltz
 1996 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Computer / Glug
- You Only Scare Twice/Less Talk, More Monsters (1996) ... Computer / Glug (voice)
 1995-1996 The Mask (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Neuman
- Convention of Evil (1996) ... Dr. Arthur Neuman (voice, as Benjamin Stein)
- Shrink Rap (1995) ... Dr. Arthur Neuman (voice, as Benjamin Stein)
- Double Reverse (1995) ... Dr. Arthur Neuman (voice, as Benjamin Stein)
 1995-1996 Earthworm Jim (TV Series)
Dr. Houston / Rosebud
- The Origin of Peter Puppy (1996) ... Dr. Houston (voice)
- The Great Secret of the Universe (1995) ... Rosebud (voice)
 1996 Bruno the Kid (TV Series)
Professor Wisenstein (voice)
 1996 House Arrest
Ralph Doyle
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
- Time Off for Clever Behavior (1995) ... Ben
 1995 Live Shot (TV Series)
Hal / Herb
- Decisions, Decisons (1995) ... Hal
- What Price Episode? (1995) ... Herb
 1995 Freakazoid! (TV Series)
H.A. Futterman
 1995 Married with Children (TV Series)
- Requiem for a Dead Briard (1995) ... Thomas
 1995 Casper
Mr. Rugg
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Pro Lawyer
- Whine, Whine, Whine (1995) ... Pro Lawyer
 1995 Miami Rhapsody
 1995 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Doctor of Horror (1995) ... Andrews
 1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h
School Teacher
 1993-1994 Hearts Afire (TV Series)
Mr. Starnes
 1994 The Mask
Dr. Arthur Neuman (as Benjamin J. Stein)
 1994 North
 1994 Mr. Write
Eliott (uncredited)
 1994 Love & War (TV Series)
Dr. Baxter
- Are the Stars Out Tonight? (1994) ... Dr. Baxter
 1993 The Day My Parents Ran Away (TV Movie)
Dr. Lillianfarb (as Benjamin J. Stein)
 1993 Full House (TV Series)
Elliott Warner
- Another Opening, Another No Show (1993) ... Elliott Warner
 1993 Dennis the Menace
 1993 Dave
Ben Stein
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Loan Officer
- My New Partner (1993) ... Loan Officer
 1992 Mastergate (TV Movie)
Marvin Rotweiler
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Major Snead
- Honest Abe (1991) ... Major Snead
 1991 Soapdish
Nitwit Executive (as Benjamin Stein)
 1989 Easy Wheels
 1989 Ghostbusters II
Public Works Official
 1984 The Wild Life
Surplus Salesman
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Little Book of Alternative Investments: Reaping Rewards by Daring to Be Different", with Phil DeMuth. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Benjamin J. Stein | Benjamin Stein


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[on Jimmy Kimmel] I was privileged to tell Michael Eisner some ten years ago that Jimmy was their only choice when they were looking for a late-night host who would get the young. He has not disappointed. He can interview a major star and cut the star down to human size with the deftness of a brain surgeon. He is the stand-up guy that young male viewers want as their pal late at night. He ... See more »


Twenty years after his Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) part as the economics teacher, Stein made a 2006 commercial with the old 1986 footage from the movie. He used make-up to stay accurate, while adding new comedic material. See more »


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