Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller

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Ben Stiller

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of the comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Stiller was 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.

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Ben Stiller was born on 30 November 1965 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. His full name at birth was Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller. He is best known as an actor. He attended high school at The Calhoun School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (1983). For university, he studied at Theatre, University of California at Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California, USA (dropped out). He is considered to be politically left leaning and is affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). His religion is listed as Jewish. He is 5' 7" (170 cm) tall and weighs 154 lbs (70 kg) with a slim build. He has blue eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $200,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Sagittarius.
Full name at birth
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller
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Claim to fame
his roles as Ted Stroehmann in the 1998 Farrelly Brothers romantic comedy film There's Something About Mary, Greg Focker in the Meet the Parents film franchise, and Larry Daley in Shawn Levy's Night at the Museum film trilogy
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Date of birth
30 November 1965
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Place of birth
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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Age
57
Occupation
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director
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Height
5' 7" (170 cm)
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Weight
154 lbs (70 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Stocky Build
  • Prominent Nose
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$200,000,000 USD
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High school
The Calhoun School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (1983)
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University
Theatre, University of California at Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California, USA (dropped out)
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Talent agency
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
  • Celebrity Talent International
  • World Entertainment Talent Agency
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Partner: Christine Taylor (Married) 2 children
2000 to May 2017
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor
My parents used to throw great New Year`s Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.
  • In September 2022, Ben Stiller was banned from entering Russia by the Russian government. This came after the U.S. had imposed sanctions against some Russians amid the Russia-Ukraine war. A total of 25 Americans were banned at that time.
  • In July 2018, he was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, which is the refugee arm of the UN.
  • Ben has done extensive activism work for the charity organizations such as the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Declare Yourself, and the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation.
  • In 2001, he created a comedy movie about his popular character and titled it, Zoolander. Apart from playing the lead role, he also served as a producer, director, and scriptwriter of the project.
  • His famous character, Derek Zoolander, first appeared in 1996 in short film he had made for the VH1 Fashion Awards. Zoolander was introduced as a male model in the film.

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