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Ben Stiller

1965-11-30 New York City, New York, USA

Image of Ben Stiller


Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, producer, film director, and screenwriter. He is the son of the comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries and was offered his own show, titled The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced and hosted for its 13-episode run. Having previously acted in television, he began acting in films. He made his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has written, starred in, directed, or produced more than 50 films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, The Cable Guy, There's Something About Mary, the Meet the Parents trilogy, DodgeBall, Tropic Thunder, the Madagascar series, and the Night at the Museum trilogy. He has also made numerous cameos in music videos, television shows, and films. Stiller is a member of a group of comedic actors colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.6 billion in Canada and the United States, with an average of $79 million per film. Throughout his career, he has received various awards and honors, including an Emmy Award, multiple MTV Movie Awards, a Britannia Award and a Teen Choice Award.


Bleecker Doctor Pots 2021-06-01
Locked Down Guy 2021-02-25
Friends: The Reunion (archive footage) 2021-05-27
Beastie Boys Story Himself 2020-04-24
Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine 8008s 2020-10-27
Celebrity Escape Room Self 2020-05-21
Hubie Halloween Orderly Hal 2020-10-07
Greed Himself 2020-02-21
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics Self 2020-05-11
Brad's Status Brad Sloan 2017-09-14
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Matthew Meyerowitz 2017-10-13
The Truth Is in the Stars Himself 2017-05-01
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Himself 2017-11-18
Don't Think Twice Himself 2016-07-22
Zoolander: Super Model Derek Zoolander (voice) 2016-08-01
Zoolander 2 Derek Zoolander 2016-02-06
Being Canadian Self 2015-09-18
Sweet Micky for President 2015-01-23
Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder Self 2015-07-11
While We're Young Josh Schrebnick 2015-04-03
Harmontown Himself 2014-03-08
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Larry Daley / Laaa 2014-12-17
He's Way More Famous Than You Ben Stiller 2013-05-10
Here Comes the Night Time Fake Arcade Fire Bandmember 2013-09-29
Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable Himself 2013-10-25
Madly Madagascar Alex (voice) 2013-01-29
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty 2013-12-18
The Watch Evan 2012-07-26
The Secret Policeman's Ball Self 2012-03-04
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex (voice) 2012-06-06
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable Self - Panelist 2012-09-27
The Trip Ben Stiller 2011-04-24
Submarine Soap Opera Star (uncredited) 2011-03-18
Tower Heist Josh Kovacs 2011-11-02
I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Megamind Bernard (voice) 2010-10-28
Greenberg Roger Greenberg 2010-03-26
Little Fockers Greg Focker 2010-12-21
Confessions of an Action Star Commander 2009-01-20
The Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble 2009-08-21
Merry Madagascar Alex (voice) 2009-11-16
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself 2009-01-01
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley 2009-05-20
Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness Tugg Speedman 2008-08-26
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex (voice) 2008-10-30
Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman 2008-08-09
The Farrelly Bros.: In the French Tradition Self 2007-12-26
The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow 2007-10-05
AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Himself 2007-06-20
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' Himself 2007-02-27
Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Stiller the Elf (voice) 2007-12-23
Night at the Museum Larry Daley 2006-10-20
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Guitar Center Guy 2006-11-22
School for Scoundrels Lonnie 2006-09-29
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself 2006-08-20
Romanekian Himself 2005-09-13
Madagascar Alex (voice) 2005-05-25
Starsky & Hutch David Starsky 2004-03-05
Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert (uncredited) 2004-08-24
Meet the Fockers Gaylord 'Greg' Focker 2004-12-22
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story White Goodman 2004-06-18
Stuck on You: It's Funny - The Farrelly Formula Himself 2004-04-20
Envy Tim Dingman 2004-04-30
Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer 2004-01-16
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes 2004-07-09
Pauly Shore Is Dead Ben Stiller (uncredited) 2003-03-11
Duplex Alex Rose 2003-09-26
Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002-01-20
Orange County Firefighter 2002-01-10
Zoolander Derek Zoolander 2001-09-28
The Royal Tenenbaums Chassie Tenenbaum 2001-10-05
America: A Tribute to Heroes Self 2001-09-21
Playboy Mansion Parties Uncensored Himself 2001-05-31
Mission: Improbable Tom Crooze 2001-06-02
Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram 2000-04-14
The Independent Cop 2000-11-10
Meet the Parents Gaylord 'Greg' Focker 2000-10-06
Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Robbie the Reindeer (voice) 2000-09-01
Black and White Mark Clear 1999-09-04
Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited) 1999-01-10
Mystery Men Mr. Furious 1999-08-06
The Suburbans Jay Rose 1999-10-29
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller Himself 1999-10-27
There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann 1998-07-15
Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry 1998-02-04
Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1998-09-16
Zero Effect Steve Arlo 1998-01-30
Derek Zoolander University Derek Zoolander 1997-10-31
If Lucy Fell Bwick Elias 1996-03-08
Derek Zoolander: Male Model Derek Zoolander 1996-10-31
Flirting with Disaster Mel Coplin 1996-03-22
Happy Gilmore Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited) 1996-02-16
The Cable Guy Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet 1996-06-10
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996-10-06
Heavyweights Tony Perkis / Tony Perkis Sr. 1995-02-17
Reality Bites Michael Grates 1994-02-18
The Nutt House Pie thrower (uncredited) 1992-09-10
Highway to Hell Pluto's Cook / Attila the Hun 1991-11-21
Stella 1990-02-02
Working Tra$h Freddy 1990-11-26
That's Adequate Chip Lane 1989-01-01
Next of Kin Lawrence Isabella 1989-10-20
Elvis Stories Bruce 1989-01-01
Fresh Horses Tipton 1988-11-18
The Hustler of Money Wince 1987-03-28
Shoeshine Investment Banker 1987-01-01
Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell 1987-05-08
Empire of the Sun Dainty 1987-12-09
The House of Blue Leaves Ronnie Shaughnessy 1987-05-25
The Champions
Rat Drew Larson