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Ben Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York, New York to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. It's not surprising that Ben Stiller has followed in his family's footsteps. Ben's parents made no real effort to keep their son away from the Hollywood lifestyle and he grew up among the stars, wondering just why his parents were ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Le débarquement (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2013)
 2013 The Birthday Boys (TV Series)
Roger / Mr. Turner
- Rock and Roll (2013) ... Roger / Mr. Turner
 2005-2013 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Tony Wonder
- Blockheads (2013) ... Tony Wonder
- S.O.B.s (2006) ... Tony Wonder (uncredited)
 2013 Madly Madagascar (Video short)
Alex (voice)
 2012-2013 Burning Love (TV Series)
Joe Rutherford
- Skating, Roller Skating (2012) ... Joe Rutherford (uncredited)
- Meet Orlando & the Ladies (2012) ... Joe Rutherford (uncredited)
 2012/I The Watch
 2012 Eagleheart (TV Series)
Silly Sammy
- Silly Sammy (2012) ... Silly Sammy
 2011 Tower Heist
Josh Kovaks
 2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Ben (segment "Do You Want to See a Dead Body?")
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... Ben (segment "Do You Want to See a Dead Body?")
 1987-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Wes / Tom Cruise / ...
- Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) ... Various (uncredited)
- Alan Cumming/Jennifer Lopez (2000) ... Wes
- Dolly Parton (1989) ... Various
- Mel Gibson/Living Colour (1989) ... Various
- Mary Tyler Moore/Elvis Costello (1989) ... Various
 2010 The Trip (TV Series)
Ben Stiller
- L'Enclume (2010) ... Ben Stiller (uncredited)
 2010 Megamind
Bernard (voice)
 2010 Submarine
Soap Opera Star (uncredited)
 2010/I The Trip
Ben Stiller (uncredited)
 2010 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Khaka Peü Peü
- The Beak (2010) ... Khaka Peü Peü (voice)
 2010 The Rooneys (TV Short)
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short)
Alex (voice)
 2009 The Marc Pease Experience
Jon Gribble
 2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (Video short)
Tugg Speedman (uncredited)
 2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie)
Stiller the Elf (voice)
 2004-2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Ben Stiller
- The N Word (2007) ... Ben Stiller
- Mel's Offer (2004) ... Ben Stiller
 2007 Family Guy (TV Series)
Ben Stiller
- No Meals on Wheels (2007) ... Ben Stiller (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Extras (TV Series)
Ben Stiller
- Ben Stiller (2005) ... Ben Stiller
 2005 Madagascar
Alex (voice)
 2005 Confessions of an Action Star
Commander (uncredited)
 2004 Envy
Tim Dingman
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- That's What She Said (2004) ... Rich (voice)
 2003 Nobody Knows Anything!
Peach Expert (uncredited)
 2003 Duplex
Alex Rose
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Ben Stiller (uncredited)
 2002 Reel Comedy (TV Series)
 2002 Prehistoric Planet (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Jerry - Arthur Spooner's Father
- Shrink Wrap (2002) ... Jerry - Arthur Spooner's Father
 2002 Legs to Stand On (Short)
 2002 Undeclared (TV Series)
- Eric's POV (2002) ... Rex
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Garth Motherloving
- Sweets and Sour Marge (2002) ... Garth Motherloving (voice)
 2002 Orange County
The Firefighter (uncredited)
 2000 Mission: Improbable (TV Short)
Tom Crooze
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series)
Agent Meara
- The Little Things (2000) ... Agent Meara
 2000 The Independent
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Short)
Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited)
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Robbie the Reindeer (US version, voice)
 1999 The Suburbans
Jay Rose
 1998 Backstreet Boyz (TV Short)
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Jerry Stahl
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
 1997 Viva Variety (TV Series)
Ben Stiller
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Ben Stiller
 1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Ben Stiller
- Make a Wish (1997) ... Ben Stiller
 1996 NewsRadio (TV Series)
- The Trainer (1996) ... Vic
 1996 Happy Gilmore
Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Harry Medfly
- Clip Job (1995) ... Harry Medfly (voice)
 1993 Frasier (TV Series)
- Miracle on Third or Fourth Street (1993) ... Barry (voice)
 1993 2 Stupid Dogs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series)
Ben Stiller - Host / Various Characters
- With Garry Shandling (1992) ... Ben Stiller - Host / Various Characters
- With Flea (1992) ... Ben Stiller - Host / Various Characters
 1992 The Nutt House
Pie thrower (uncredited)
 1991 Highway to Hell
Pluto's Cook / Attila the Hun
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie)
Freddy Novak
 1990 Stella
Jim Uptegrove
 1989 Elvis Stories (Short)
 1989 Next of Kin
Lawrence Isabella
 1989 That's Adequate
Chip Lane
 1988 Fresh Horses
 1987 Shoeshine (Short)
 1987 Empire of the Sun
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Fast Eddie Felcher
- Amen... Send Money (1987) ... Fast Eddie Felcher
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Ronnie Shaughnessy
- The House of Blue Leaves (1987) ... Ronnie Shaughnessy
 1987 Hot Pursuit
Chris Honeywell
 1987 The Hustler of Money (TV Short)
 1986 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
- Too Late the Rebel (1986) ... Peter
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Show Show Director (14 credits)
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Other Works:

Appeared in the music video for "Closer" by British indie band Travis. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 16 Interviews | 24 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Benjamin Stiller | Benji Stiller


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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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 »


One of his first showbiz jobs was working as an intern on the Alan Thicke show Thicke of the Night (1983). See more »


Often plays characters who frequently find themselves in very embarrassing, awkward situations See more »

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