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Ben Stiller
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Born Stiller filming Tower Heist, 2010Benjamin Edward Stiller

(1965-11-30) November 30, 1965 (age 48) New York City, United States

Occupation Actor, comedian, director producer, screenwriter
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Christine Taylor (m. 2000)
Children 2
Parents Jerry Stiller

Anne Meara

Family Amy Stiller (sister)




















Year Title Role Notes
1987 Empire of the Sun Dainty
Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell
Shoeshine
1988 Fresh Horses Tipton
1989 Next of Kin Lawrence Isabella
Elvis Stories Bruce
That's Adequate Chip Lane
1990 Stella Jim Uptegrove
Working Tra$h Freddy Novak
1992 The Nutt House Pie Thrower Cameo
Highway to Hell Pluto's Cook/Attila the Hun
1994 Reality Bites Michael Grates Also director
1995 Heavyweights Tony Perkis/Tony Perkis Sr.
Rumble in the Bronx Store assailant Cameo
1996 Cable Guy, TheThe Cable Guy Sam Sweet/Stan Sweet Also director
Flirting with Disaster Mel
If Lucy Fell Bwick Elias
Happy Gilmore Hal L. (Nursing Home Orderly) Uncredited
1998 Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl
Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry
There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (For the fight against Puffy the Dog)

Nominated — American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Actor – Comedy Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Cameron Diaz) Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Cameron Diaz)

Zero Effect Steve Arlo
1999 Black and White Mark Clear
Mystery Men Mr. Furious Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Hissy Fit
Suburbans, TheThe Suburbans Jay Rose
2000 Meet the Parents Gaylord "Greg" Focker American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)

MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Comedy/Romance Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Robert De Niro) Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Actor

Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram
Independent, TheThe Independent Cop
2001 Royal Tenenbaums, TheThe Royal Tenenbaums Chas Tenenbaum Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast

Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

Zoolander Derek Zoolander Also writer and director

Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Hissy Fit Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Dressed Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Line ("There's more to life than just being really, really, ridiculously good looking.") Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Owen Wilson) Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Actor, Comedy

2002 Orange County The Firefighter Cameo
Run Ronnie Run Himself
2003 Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert Cameo
Duplex Alex Rose
Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself Cameo
2004 Meet the Fockers Greg Focker Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Blush Scene (Greg's engagement party speech) Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liar

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes Cameo
Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story White Goodman MTV Movie Award for Best Villain

Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Nominated — Razzie Award for Worst Actor

Envy Tim Dingman Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Starsky & Hutch David Starsky Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Owen Wilson)

Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry (shared with Owen Wilson) Nominated — Razzie Award for Worst Actor Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Comedy Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry (shared with Owen Wilson)

Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence (shared with Jennifer Aniston for the hot salsa dance)

Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Blush Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Hissy Fit

2005 Danny Roane: First Time Director Himself
Madagascar Alex Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Sledge: The Untold Story Commander
2006 Night at the Museum Larry Daley Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance

Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

In Search of Ted Demme Himself
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Guitar Center Guy Cameo and producer
School for Scoundrels Lonnie
2007 Heartbreak Kid, TheThe Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow
2008 Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman Also writer and director

Hollywood Film Festival Award for Comedy of the Year Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best WTF Moment Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance

Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy

Marc Pease Experience, TheThe Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble
2010 Greenberg Roger Greenberg Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead

Nominated — Comedy Film Award for Best Leading Actor

Megamind Bernard Executive producer, voice role
Little Fockers Greg Focker
Trip, TheThe Trip Ben Stiller Exaggerated version of himself, cameo (uncredited)
2011 Tower Heist Josh Kovaks
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favourite Voice from an Animated Movie

Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

The Watch Evan Trautwig
2013 Madly Madagascar Alex
He's Way More Famous Than You Himself
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty Director
2014 Bust It Mr. Vincent Vaughn
2014 Night at the Museum 3[1] Larry Daley Pre-production
2015 While We're Young Filming
The Penguins of Madagascar Alex Filming

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