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Ben Stiller

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

Image of Ben Stiller


An American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered two of his own shows, both entitled The Ben Stiller Show. He began acting in films, and had his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has since written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over 50 films including Heavyweights, There's Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Dodgeball, and Tropic Thunder. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films. Stiller is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.1 billion domestically (United States and Canada), with an average of $73 million per film. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors including an Emmy Award, several MTV Movie Awards, and a Teen Choice Award.


The Truth Is in the Stars Himself 2017-05-01
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Matthew Meyerowitz 2017-10-13
Brad's Status Brad Sloan 2017-09-14
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Himself 2017-11-18
Zoolander 2 Derek Zoolander 2016-02-06
Zoolander: Super Model Derek Zoolander (voice) 2016-08-01
Don't Think Twice Himself 2016-07-22
Being Canadian Himself 2015-09-18
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Larry Daley 2014-12-17
While We're Young Josh Schrebnick 2014-09-28
Harmontown Himself 2014-03-08
He's Way More Famous Than You Ben Stiller 2013-05-10
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty 2013-12-18
Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable Himself 2013-10-25
Madly Madagascar Alex (voice) 2013-01-29
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable Panelist 2012-09-27
The Watch Evan 2012-07-26
The Secret Policeman's Ball Himself 2012-03-04
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex (voice) 2012-06-06
The Trip Ben Stiller 2011-04-24
Tower Heist Josh Kovacs 2011-11-02
Submarine Soap Opera Star 2011-03-18
I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Megamind Bernard (voice) 2010-10-28
Little Fockers Greg Focker 2010-12-21
Greenberg Roger Greenberg 2010-03-26
Confessions of an Action Star Commander 2009-01-20
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Himself 2009-01-01
The Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble 2009-08-21
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley 2009-05-20
Merry Madagascar Alex 2009-11-16
Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness Tugg Speedman (uncredited) 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
Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Stiller the Elf (voice) 2007-12-23
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' Himself 2007-02-27
The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow 2007-10-05
The Heartbreak Kid: The Egg Toss Self 2007-12-26
AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Himself 2007-06-20
The Heartbreak Kid: Ben & Jerry Himself 2007-12-26
School for Scoundrels Lonnie 2006-09-29
Night at the Museum Larry Daley 2006-10-20
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Guitar Center Guy 2006-11-22
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself 2006-08-20
Romanekian Himself 2005-09-13
Madagascar Alex (voice) 2005-05-25
Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer 2004-01-16
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes 2004-07-09
Envy Tim Dingman 2004-04-30
Starsky & Hutch David Starsky 2004-03-05
Stuck on You: It's Funny - The Farrelly Formula Himself 2004-04-20
Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert (uncredited) 2004-08-24
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story White Goodman 2004-06-18
Meet the Fockers Gaylord 'Greg' Focker 2004-12-22
Pauly Shore Is Dead Ben Stiller (uncredited) 2003-03-11
Duplex Alex Rose 2003-09-26
Orange County Firefighter 2002-01-10
Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002-09-16
The Royal Tenenbaums Chas Tenenbaum 2001-10-12
Playboy Mansion Parties Uncensored Himself 2001-05-31
Zoolander Derek Zoolander 2001-09-28
Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Robbie the Reindeer (voice) 2000-09-01
Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram 2000-04-14
The Independent Cop 2000-11-10
Meet the Parents Gaylord "Greg" Focker 2000-10-06
Mystery Men Mr. Furious 1999-08-06
The Suburbans Jay Rose 1999-10-29
Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited) 1999-01-10
Black and White Mark Clear 1999-09-04
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller Himself 1999-10-27
Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1998-09-12
There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann 1998-07-15
Zero Effect Steve Arlo 1998-01-30
Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry 1998-02-04
Derek Zoolander University Derek Zoolander 1997-10-31
The Cable Guy Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet 1996-06-10
Happy Gilmore Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited) 1996-02-16
Derek Zoolander: Male Model Derek Zoolander 1996-10-31
Flirting with Disaster Mel Coplin 1996-03-22
If Lucy Fell Bwick Elias 1996-03-08
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996-10-06
Heavyweights Tony Perkis 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 1990-11-26
Next of Kin Lawrence Isabella 1989-10-20
Elvis Stories Bruce 1989-01-01
That's Adequate 1989-01-01
Fresh Horses Tipton 1988-11-18
Empire of the Sun Dainty 1987-12-09
The Hustler of Money Wince 1987-03-28
Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell 1987-05-08
Shoeshine 1987-01-01
I Am Chippendales Nick DeNoia