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Ben Stiller


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 is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism). It's not surprising that Ben has followed in his family's footsteps: his parents ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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  Dodgeball 2 (producer) (announced)
  Super Sad True Love Story (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  In the Dark (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Friendsgiving (producer) (filming)
  Hollywood Renegade (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2019 Plus One (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018/II The Package (producer) (completed)
 2018 Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (executive 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 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 - 35 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)
 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) (executive producer)
 2009 The Station (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (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)
 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 Crooked Lines (executive producer)
 2003 Duplex (producer)
 2001 Zoolander (producer)
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1992-1993 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- A Few Good Scouts (1993) ... (producer)
- At the Beach (1993) ... (producer)
- With Dennis Miller (1992) ... (producer)
- With Garry Shandling (1992) ... (producer)
- With Flea (1992) ... (producer)
 1987 The Hustler of Money (TV Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Tenacious D's "Tribute" music video. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 17 Interviews | 30 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 32 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Benjamin Stiller | Benji Stiller

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think most actors have incredibly big egos, but they're also incredibly insecure. That's a bad combination. I include myself in this group. For whatever psychological reasons, we want and need approval from everybody in the universe, though we also think we're totally unworthy of it. We need to validate ourselves through our work. See more »

Trivia:

Played the part of an arrogant director in Get Shorty (1995), but the scene was cut. See more »

Trademark:

Short but muscular frame See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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