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Ben Stiller: Movies, Net Worth, Biography & More

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Ben Stiller Profile
November 30, 1965

Ben Stiller (born on November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker known for his work in blockbuster comedies such as Zoolander, Meet the Parents, and There's Something About Mary. He has been a major force in the entertainment industry since the early 1990s when he first broke out on the Saturday Night Live stage. Over his impressive career, he has been nominated for several awards including two Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor in The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) and Tropic Thunder.

Stiller was born to accomplished actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara in 1965 and began appearing on television at age 10 alongside his parents. He later graduated from UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film & Television where he studied film production. Despite this academic success, Stiller chose to pursue a career as an actor instead of filmmaking.

Comedy Career

Ben Stiller has been in the entertainment industry for decades. With a career spanning three decades, Stiller has achieved numerous accolades and successes. He began his career as an actor in 1993 with his breakout role in "Reality Bites." Since then he has starred in a number of memorable films such as "Meet the Parents," "Zoolander," and its sequel, "Tropic Thunder" among others. As a comedian, Stiller is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live where he was both a cast member and host from 1989 to 1994. He then went on to create his own show entitled The Ben Stiller Show which aired from 1992 to 1993.

Ben Stiller in the movie

Acting Credits

Ben Stiller's career started with small roles in films such as Fresh Horses (1988) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He then went on to become one of the most popular comedic actors in Hollywood.

Ben Stiller in the movie

Stiller's acting credits are vast and impressive. He has starred in blockbuster hits such as Meet the Parents (2000), There's Something About Mary (1998), Zoolander (2001), Night at the Museum trilogy (2006-14), and Tropic Thunder(2008). His memorable performances have earned him several awards including two MTV Movie Awards for Best Comedic Performance for his work in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and a nomination for a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his performance in Greenburg.

Charitable Contributions

Ben Stiller has used his influence to make a lasting impact on society. He has used his success in the entertainment industry to give back through charitable contributions.

Stiller has supported charities such as The Creative Coalition, Stand Up For Cancer, and the Sierra Club. He was named Man of the Year by GQ Magazine for his philanthropic efforts in 2013. Stiller also serves as a Global Ambassador for UNICEF and uses his voice to advocate for children’s rights around the world.

In addition to making donations, Stiller often takes part in fundraising events like The Art Of Elysium's 'Heaven' Gala or the Night of Too Many Stars autism benefit hosted by Jon Stewart.

Public Appearances

Ben Stiller has become a household name since his career began in the late-1980s. He has made numerous public appearances over the years in various roles on television and film as well as at red-carpet events.

Stiller is best known for his comedic alter ego character 'White Goodman' from the hit 2004 movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. In recent years, he has made several high-profile public appearances including hosting Saturday Night Live four times and appearing at the 91st Academy Awards as a presenter. He also attended an event to celebrate Paramount Pictures' 100th Anniversary in 2019 and participated in a Tribeca Film Festival panel discussion about climate change with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Publicly, Stiller is often seen supporting causes such as animal rights and environmentalism which have been recurring themes throughout his career.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Ben Stiller has firmly cemented his place in Hollywood as one of the most beloved entertainers of all time. From comedy to drama to children's films – he does it all with ease! He continues to show us that laughter can be found in any situation and his ability to make us smile will never cease.

Bio
Full NameBenjamin Edward Meara Stiller
NicknameBen
Date of BirthNovember 30, 1965
Age Years
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceNew York, United States
Home TownNew York
ReligionNon-Religious
Educational QualificationCollege Drop Out
SchoolThe Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, Calhoun School.
College/ UniversityUniversity of California, Los Angeles.
Zodiac SignSagittarius ♐
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Musician, and Director
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
Weight70 kg (154 lbs)
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBlue
Favorite
ColorWhite
Food-
Actor-
ActressDiane Keaton
Singer-
Place-
Hobbies-
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherJerry Stiller
MotherAnne Meara
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Christine Joan Taylor Stiller (m.2000)
Children2
Son(s)Quinlin Dempsey Stiller
Daughter(s)Ella Olivia Stiller
Brother(s)-
Sister(s)Amy Stiller
Career
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Musician, and Director
Net Worth$200 Million
Famous forHis roles in There's Something About Mary, Zoolander (2001), Meet the Parents (2001) (and its 2004 sequel Meet the Fockers).
DebutEmpire of the Sun (1987)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
BAFTA Awards,
Directors Guild of America,
Emmy Awards,
American Comedy Awards
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Movie List

Bros
[ 2022 ]
Queenpins
[ 2021 ]
Locked Down
[ 2021 ]
Friendsgiving
[ 2020 ]
Hubie Halloween
[ 2020 ]
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
[ 2020 ]
Dinner in America
[ 2020 ]
Plus One
[ 2019 ]
Greed
[ 2019 ]
The Package
[ 2018 ]
Alex Strangelove
[ 2018 ]
The Meyerowitz Stories
[ 2017 ]
Brad's Status
[ 2017 ]
The Polka King
[ 2017 ]
Why Him
[ 2016 ]
Don't Think Twice
[ 2016 ]
Zoolander 2
[ 2016 ]
Being Canadian
[ 2015 ]
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
[ 2014 ]
While We're Young
[ 2014 ]
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
[ 2013 ]
He's Way More Famous Than You
[ 2013 ]
The Watch
[ 2012 ]
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
[ 2012 ]
Tower Heist
[ 2011 ]
The Big Year
[ 2011 ]
30 Minutes or Less
[ 2011 ]
Little Fockers
[ 2010 ]
Megamind
[ 2010 ]
Submarine
[ 2010 ]
Greenberg
[ 2010 ]
The Marc Pease Experience
[ 2009 ]
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
[ 2009 ]
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story
[ 2009 ]
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
[ 2008 ]
Tropic Thunder
[ 2008 ]
The Ruins
[ 2008 ]
Elmo's Christmas Countdown
[ 2007 ]
The Heartbreak Kid
[ 2007 ]
Blades of Glory
[ 2007 ]
Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That!
[ 2006 ]
Night at the Museum
[ 2006 ]
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
[ 2006 ]
School for Scoundrels
[ 2006 ]
Danny Roane: First Time Director
[ 2006 ]
Madagascar
[ 2005 ]
Meet the Fockers
[ 2004 ]
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
[ 2004 ]
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
[ 2004 ]
Envy
[ 2004 ]
Starsky & Hutch
[ 2004 ]
Along Came Polly
[ 2004 ]
Pauly Shore Is Dead
[ 2003 ]
Nobody Knows Anything!
[ 2003 ]
Duplex
[ 2003 ]
Crooked Lines
[ 2003 ]
Run Ronnie Run
[ 2002 ]
Orange County
[ 2002 ]
The Royal Tenenbaums
[ 2001 ]
Zoolander
[ 2001 ]
Meet the Parents
[ 2000 ]
Keeping the Faith
[ 2000 ]
The Independent
[ 2000 ]
Black and White
[ 1999 ]
Mystery Men
[ 1999 ]
The Suburbans
[ 1999 ]
Permanent Midnight
[ 1998 ]
Your Friends & Neighbors
[ 1998 ]
There's Something About Mary
[ 1998 ]
Zero Effect
[ 1998 ]
The Cable Guy
[ 1996 ]
Flirting with Disaster
[ 1996 ]
If Lucy Fell
[ 1996 ]
Happy Gilmore
[ 1996 ]
Heavyweights
[ 1995 ]
Reality Bites
[ 1994 ]
The Nutt House
[ 1992 ]
Highway to Hell
[ 1991 ]
Working Tra$h
[ 1990 ]
Stella
[ 1990 ]
Elvis Stories
[ 1989 ]
Next of Kin
[ 1989 ]
That's Adequate
[ 1989 ]
Fresh Horses
[ 1988 ]
Shoeshine
[ 1987 ]
Empire of the Sun
[ 1987 ]
Hot Pursuit
[ 1987 ]

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