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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 was of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish Catholic descent (she converted to Judaism). His parents made no real effort to keep their son away from the Hollywood ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 15 wins & 64 nominations. See more awards »

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Zoolander Producer
(2001)
Tropic Thunder Producer
(2008)
Zoolander 2 Producer
(2016)

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  Bag Man (executive producer) (announced)
  Dodgeball 2 (producer) (announced)
  Super Sad True Love Story (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  London (producer) (pre-production)
  Untitled Budd Schulberg Project (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2022 High Desert (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 ... (executive producer)
 2019-2022 In the Dark (TV Series) (executive producer - 51 episodes)
- Please Shine Down on Me (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Going Up (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Deep End (2022) ... (executive producer)
- No Time to Spare (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Center of Gravity (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Le Flambeau, les aventuriers de Chupacabra (TV Series) (associate producer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #2.9 (2022) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #2.8 (2022) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #2.7 (2022) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #2.6 (2022) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2022) ... (associate producer)
 2022 Severance (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- The We We Are (2022) ... (executive producer)
- What's for Dinner? (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Defiant Jazz (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Hide and Seek (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Grim Barbarity of Optics and Design (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Friendsgiving (producer - produced by)
 2020 La Flamme (TV Series) (associate producer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2020) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2020) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2020) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... (associate producer)
 2020 Celebrity Escape Room (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2020 Have a Good Trip (Documentary) (producer)
 2020 Dinner in America (producer)
 2019 Dark Cargo (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2019/I Plus One (executive producer)
 2018 Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Part 7 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Part 6 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Part 5 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Part 4 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Part 3 (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018/II The Package (producer)
 2018 Alex Strangelove (producer)
 2015-2018 Another Period (TV Series) (executive producer - 32 episodes)
- President Bellacourt (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Commodore Returns (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Little Orphan Garfield (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Lucky Chang's (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Sex Nickelodeon (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Play Dodgeball with Ben Stiller (Video short) (producer)
 2016 Why Him? (producer)
 2014-2016 The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- The One with OCD. The One with OCD. The One with OCD. (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The One Without Neil DeGrasse Tyson (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The One with the Hypnotic Herpes (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The One with More Dicks (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The One with the Box of Pain (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Zoolander: Super Model (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Zoolander 2 (producer)
 2015 Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Big Time in Hollywood, FL (TV Mini 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)
 2012-2013 Burning Love (TV Series) (executive producer - 29 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)
 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 Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 The Big Year (executive producer)
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (producer - produced by)
 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 short) (executive producer)
 2009 The Station (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 The Boys (Documentary) (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 - produced by)
 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 Duplex (producer)
 2003 Crooked Lines (executive producer)
 2001 Zoolander (producer)
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992-1995 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- ZooTV at Night (1995) ... (executive producer)
- A Few Good Scouts (1993) ... (executive producer)
- At the Beach (1993) ... (executive producer)
- With Dennis Miller (1992) ... (executive producer)
- With Garry Shandling (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1987 The Hustler of Money (TV Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Sean 'Diddy' Combs & The Bad Boy Family's "Bad Boy For Life" music video. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 18 Interviews | 32 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 51 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benjamin Stiller | Benji Stiller

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Spouse:

Christine Taylor  (2 children)

Children:

Ella Stiller | See more »


Relatives:

Amy Stiller (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On his most memorable pre-acting job) For a summer I was a busboy and waiter at a place in New York called Cafe Central, which was a hip, trendy restaurant in 1985. First I bused tables and was really bad at it. I'm clumsy at carrying plates and glasses. You had to have a swiftness and a facility for carrying stacked objects. That wasn't me. I was interested in who was coming in, because it was ... See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Judaism is an often theme in his movies. See more »

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