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Ben Stiller

​Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is 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.


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Born:
Nov 30, 1965 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
123
First Appeared:
In the movie The Meyerowitz Stories
Latest Project:
Series Heat Vision and Jack 2017
Known For
Poster of Arrested Development
Poster of Family Guy
Poster of Friends
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

The Meyerowitz Stories (2018)

Comedy
Movie
10 1 votes

Heat Vision and Jack (2018)

Drama Comedy Action & Adventure
Series
as Strip Club DJ

Prehistoric Planet (2018)

Series
as Unknown

Zoolander 2 (2016)

Comedy
Movie
as Derek Zoolander
4.6 650 votes

Haters Back Off! (2016)

Comedy
Series
as Himself
5.2 5 votes

Don't Think Twice (2016)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Himself
6.6 112 votes

Big Time in Hollywood, Fl (2015)

Comedy
Series
as Jimmy Staats
5.4 5 votes

While We're Young (2015)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Josh
5.9 309 votes

Being Canadian (2015)

Comedy Documentary
Movie
as Himself
5.2 10 votes

Harmontown (2014)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6.8 33 votes

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)

Adventure Comedy Fantasy Family
Movie
as Larry Daley
6.1 1413 votes

Madly Madagascar (2013)

Animation Comedy Family
Movie
as Alex (voice)
6.2 32 votes

Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable (2013)

Comedy Documentary
Movie

The Birthday Boys (2013)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 3 votes

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Walter Mitty
7 2557 votes

The Secret Policeman's Ball (2012)

Comedy
Movie
as Himself
8 1 votes

The Watch (2012)

Comedy
Movie
as Evan
5.3 737 votes

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Animation Family
Movie
as Alex (voice)
6.4 1485 votes

Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable (2012)

Comedy Documentary TV Movie
Movie
as Panelist
7.3 4 votes

Submarine (2011)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Soap Opera Star
7.3 351 votes

Tower Heist (2011)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Josh Kovacs
5.8 778 votes

The Trip (2010)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Ben Stiller
7 101 votes

Greenberg (2010)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Roger Greenberg
5.9 130 votes

I'm Still Here (2010)

Music Comedy Drama
Movie
as Himself
6.2 78 votes

Little Fockers (2010)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Greg Focker
5.4 842 votes

Megamind (2010)

Animation Action Comedy Family Science Fiction
Movie
as Bernard
6.6 1483 votes

Confessions of an Action Star (2009)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Commander
4.8 4 votes

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Adventure Fantasy Action Comedy Family
Movie
as Larry Daley
5.9 1451 votes

The Marc Pease Experience (2009)

Comedy
Movie
as Jon Gribble
4.3 14 votes

Merry Madagascar (2009)

Family Animation
Movie
as Alex
6.3 47 votes

Merry Madagascar (2009)

Family Animation
Series
as Alex (voice)
6.2 6 votes

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 7 votes

Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (2008)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Tugg Speedman (uncredited)
6.6 17 votes

Tropic Thunder (2008)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Tugg Speedman
6.4 1346 votes

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Family Animation
Movie
as Alex (voice)
6.2 1400 votes

The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' (2007)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition (2007)

Movie
6 1 votes

Phineas and Ferb (2007)

Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy Animation Comedy Music
Series
as Unknown
7.5 37 votes

Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007)

Family
Movie
as Stiller the Elf (voice)
5.8 3 votes

The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

Comedy
Movie
as Eddie Cantrow
5.6 323 votes

The Henry Rollins Show (2006)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6 1 votes

Night at the Museum (2006)

Action Adventure Comedy Family Fantasy
Movie
as Larry Daley
6.3 2053 votes

School for Scoundrels (2006)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Lonnie
5.6 88 votes

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

Comedy Music
Movie
as Guitar Center Guy
6.4 324 votes

Madagascar (2005)

Family Animation
Movie
as Alex
6.5 2514 votes

Extras (2005)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.6 75 votes

Along Came Polly (2004)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Reuben Feffer
5.8 615 votes

Starsky & Hutch (2004)

Comedy Crime
Movie
as David Starsky
5.6 531 votes

On Air with Ryan Seacrest (2004)

Series
as Unknown

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)

Comedy
Movie
as White Goodman
6.2 785 votes

Envy (2004)

Comedy
Movie
as Tim Dingman
4.8 111 votes

Meet the Fockers (2004)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Gaylord 'Greg' Focker
6.1 1077 votes

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Comedy
Movie
as Arturo Mendes
6.7 1276 votes

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
4.9 13 votes

Duplex (2003)

Action Comedy Thriller
Movie
as Alex Rose
5.8 361 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.3 19 votes

Arrested Development (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Tony Wonder
8 209 votes

Orange County (2002)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Firefighter
6 106 votes

Run Ronnie Run (2002)

Comedy
Movie
as Himself
5.6 17 votes

American Idol (2002)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
3.9 34 votes

Wish Kids (2002)

Series

The Andy Dick Show (2001)

Comedy
Series

The Fairly OddParents (2001)

Kids Animation Comedy Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
6.6 38 votes

Zoolander (2001)

Comedy
Movie
as Derek Zoolander
6.2 1073 votes

Undeclared (2001)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.9 29 votes

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Chas Tenenbaum
7.4 992 votes

Meet the Parents (2000)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Gaylord "Greg" Focker
6.6 1329 votes

Keeping the Faith (2000)

Comedy
Movie
as Rabbi Jake Schram
5.9 124 votes

Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8.1 129 votes

The Independent (2000)

Comedy
Movie
as Cop
5 5 votes

Mystery Men (1999)

Adventure Fantasy Action Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Mr. Furious
5.6 207 votes

Family Guy (1999)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.6 545 votes

Black and White (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Mark Clear
4.5 18 votes

Freaks and Geeks (1999)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Agent Meara
8.2 134 votes

Robbie the Reindeer - Hooves of Fire (1999)

Animation Comedy Family
Movie
as Robbie the Reindeer (voice)
7.7 3 votes

Rove (1999)

Comedy
Series
as Himself

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

Zero Effect (1998)

Comedy Crime Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Steve Arlo
6.1 40 votes

Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Jerry
5.9 13 votes

Permanent Midnight (1998)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Jerry Stahl
5.9 26 votes

There's Something About Mary (1998)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Ted Stroehmann
6.6 1262 votes

The King of Queens (1998)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.7 121 votes

Derek Zoolander University (1997)

Comedy
Movie
as Derek Zoolander

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.5 13 votes

Flirting with Disaster (1996)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Mel Coplin
6.2 57 votes

If Lucy Fell (1996)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Bwick Elias
5.6 8 votes

E! True Hollywood Story (1996)

Documentary
Series
as Unknown
6.3 3 votes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 81 votes

Derek Zoolander: Male Model (1996)

Comedy
Movie
as Derek Zoolander
7 2 votes

Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)

Music Documentary
Movie
as Himself

The Cable Guy (1996)

Comedy Drama Thriller
Movie
as Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet
5.6 473 votes

Saturday Night Special (1996)

Series
as Unknown

Heavyweights (1995)

Comedy Family Drama
Movie
as Tony Perkis
6 75 votes

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.6 15 votes

Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995)

Comedy
Series
as Jimmy
7.8 20 votes

Duckman (1994)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8.5 11 votes

Reality Bites (1994)

Drama
Movie
as Michael Grates
6.6 150 votes

Friends (1994)

Comedy
Series
as Tommy
7.7 586 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7 16 votes

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
6.9 32 votes

Frasier (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 131 votes

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.5 22 votes

The Ben Stiller Show (1992)

Comedy
Series
6.1 8 votes

MTV Movie Awards (1992)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
6.3 4 votes

Highway to Hell (1991)

Fantasy Action Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Attila the Hun
6.3 14 votes

Stella (1990)

Drama
Movie
as Jim Uptegrove
5.9 8 votes

Working Tra$h (1990)

Comedy
Movie
as Freddy Novak
5 1 votes

That's Adequate (1989)

Comedy
Movie
4 1 votes

Next of Kin (1989)

Adventure Drama Action Thriller
Movie
as Lawrence Isabella
5.2 42 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 770 votes

Fresh Horses (1988)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Tipton
4.7 7 votes

Shoeshine (1987)

Movie

Hot Pursuit (1987)

Comedy
Movie
as Chris Honeywell
6.1 16 votes

Empire of the Sun (1987)

Drama History War
Movie
as Dainty
7.2 405 votes

Kate & Allie (1984)

Comedy Drama Family
Series
as Unknown
5.7 6 votes

Miami Vice (1984)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.2 59 votes

MTV Video Music Awards (1984)

Music Reality
Series
as Host - Himself
10 1 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

Late Night with David Letterman (1982)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Unknown
7 12 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy Music
Series
as Unknown
6.3 85 votes

Kate McShane (1975)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Ben Stiller
6.7 10 votes

Today (1952)

News
Series
as Unknown
1 1 votes