Ben Stiller

Birthday:

11/30/1965

Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:

Biography:

​Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered two of his own shows, both entitled The Ben Stiller Show. He began acting in films, and had his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has since written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over 50 films including Heavyweights, There's Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Dodgeball, and Tropic Thunder. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films. Stiller is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.1 billion domestically (United States and Canada), with an average of $73 million per film. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors including an Emmy Award, several MTV Movie Awards, and a Teen Choice Award.


Film Credits

Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs (2017)
as Himself
Brad's Status (2017)
as Brad
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)
as Matthew Meyerowitz
The Truth Is in the Stars (2017)
as Himself
Don't Think Twice (2016)
as Himself
Zoolander 2 (2016)
as Derek Zoolander
Being Canadian (2015)
as
While We're Young (2015)
as Josh Schrebnick
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
as Larry Daley
Harmontown (2014)
as
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
as Walter Mitty
Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable (2013)
as
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
as Ben Stiller
Madly Madagascar (2013)
as Alex (voice)
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable (2012)
as Panelist
The Watch (2012)
as Evan
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
as Alex (voice)
The Secret Policeman's Ball (2012)
as
Tower Heist (2011)
as Josh Kovacs
Submarine (2011)
as Soap Opera Star
Little Fockers (2010)
as Greg Focker
Megamind (2010)
as Bernard (voice)
I'm Still Here (2010)
as Himself
The Trip (2010)
as Ben Stiller
Greenberg (2010)
as Roger Greenberg
Merry Madagascar (2009)
as Alex
The Marc Pease Experience (2009)
as Jon Gribble
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
as Larry Daley
Confessions of an Action Star (2009)
as Commander
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
as Alex (voice)
Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (2008)
as Tugg Speedman (uncredited)
Tropic Thunder (2008)
as Tugg Speedman
Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007)
as Stiller the Elf (voice)
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
as Eddie Cantrow
AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition (2007)
as
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' (2007)
as Himself
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
as Guitar Center Guy
Night at the Museum (2006)
as Larry Daley
School for Scoundrels (2006)
as Lonnie
Madagascar (2005)
as Alex
Meet the Fockers (2004)
as Gaylord 'Greg' Focker
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
as Arturo Mendes
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)
as White Goodman
Envy (2004)
as Tim Dingman
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
as David Starsky
Along Came Polly (2004)
as Reuben Feffer
Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
as Peach Expert (uncredited)
Duplex (2003)
as Alex Rose
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
as Ben Stiller (uncredited)
Run Ronnie Run (2002)
as Himself
Orange County (2002)
as Firefighter
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
as Chas Tenenbaum
Zoolander (2001)
as Derek Zoolander
The Independent (2000)
as Cop
Meet the Parents (2000)
as Gaylord "Greg" Focker
Keeping the Faith (2000)
as Rabbi Jake Schram
Robbie the Reindeer - Hooves of Fire (1999)
as Robbie the Reindeer (voice)
The Suburbans (1999)
as Jay Rose
Black and White (1999)
as Mark Clear
Mystery Men (1999)
as Mr. Furious
Heat Vision and Jack (1999)
as Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited)
Permanent Midnight (1998)
as Jerry Stahl
There's Something About Mary (1998)
as Ted Stroehmann
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
as Jerry
Zero Effect (1998)
as Steve Arlo
Derek Zoolander University (1997)
as Derek Zoolander
Derek Zoolander: Male Model (1996)
as Derek Zoolander
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond (1996)
as Himself
The Cable Guy (1996)
as Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
as Mel Coplin
If Lucy Fell (1996)
as
Happy Gilmore (1996)
as Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
Heavyweights (1995)
as Tony Perkis
Reality Bites (1994)
as Michael Grates
The Nutt House (1992)
as Pie thrower (uncredited)
Highway to Hell (1991)
as
Working Tra$h (1990)
as
Stella (1990)
as
Next of Kin (1989)
as
Elvis Stories (1989)
as Bruce
That's Adequate (1989)
as
Fresh Horses (1988)
as
Empire of the Sun (1987)
as Dainty
Hot Pursuit (1987)
as
The Hustler of Money (1987)
as Wince
Shoeshine (1987)
as
Romanekian ()
as Himself

Production Credits

Eggplant Emoji (2018)
Producer
Why Him? (2016)
Producer
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Director
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Producer
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Writer
Crash Test (2015)
Producer
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Director
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Producer
Submarine (2011)
Executive Producer
Megamind (2010)
Executive Producer
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Director
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Producer
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Screenplay
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Story
Blades of Glory (2007)
Producer
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' (2007)
Producer
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Producer
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Executive Producer
Duplex (2003)
Producer
Zoolander (2001)
Director
Zoolander (2001)
Producer
Zoolander (2001)
Characters
Zoolander (2001)
Screenplay
Heat Vision and Jack (1999)
Director
Derek Zoolander University (1997)
Writer
Derek Zoolander: Male Model (1996)
Writer
The Cable Guy (1996)
Director
Reality Bites (1994)
Director
Elvis Stories (1989)
Director
The Hustler of Money (1987)
Director
The Hustler of Money (1987)
Writer
Untitled David O. Selznick Biopic ()
Executive Producer