Ben Stiller

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born in the year 1965. He is an actor, filmmaker and comedian of nationality American. He is a son to the veteran actors and comedians called Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller.

From his biography, when he started the career in acting, he wrote different mockumentaries and he was offered own show named The Ben Stiller Show. He produced and then hosted the 13 episodes run. He had acted on the television before and then he started a career in the film. He made the debut as a director with the Reality Bites. With his career, he had written and starred and also produced and directed over 50 films. They include Night at the Museum, Madagascar, Tropic Thunder, Dodgeball, The Cable Guy, Zoolander and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Zoolander.

Stiller is the member of the group of the comedic actor and they are known as the Frat Pack. The film made up to 2.6 billion in United States and Canada and they made 79 million dollars. Throughout the career, he received different honors and awards while they include Teen Choice Award, MTV Movie awards and Emmy Award.

Ben Stiller was born in the year 1965 in the city of New York. In, his early life, his father is a comedian and he is of a Jewish family who emigrated from Galicia and Poland. The mother is comedian and actress Anne Meara. She was born form the Irish Catholic background and then she converted to the Reform Judaism. This was after marriage.

Even if the family is not too religious, they were celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah while Stiller had Bar Mitzvah. The parents were taking him to the sets during their appearance and this included The Mike Douglas Show. This is when he was still six. He was brought up in the show business and he was doing too much travelling and he did not have what may be called traditional upbringing. The elder sister is called Amy and he did appear in different production and they included Zoolander, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and Reality nights.

Stiller displayed an interest in the filmmaking and on Super 8 movies together with friends and sister. When he was 9 years, he started to act in the television series of her mother called Kate McShane.

For his, personal life, Ben Stiller dated different actress when he was building her career and they include Amanda Peet, Calista Flockhart and Jeanne Tripplehorn. She got married to Christine Taylor at Kauai, in Hawaii. Together with his wife, they had appeared at the screen together with his wife. No information about his children or divorce.

Ben Stiller is the supporter to the Democratic Party and he donated the money for the presidential candidate of John Kerry of 2004. Stiller is the supporter of some charities like Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Declare Yourself. His net worth is 150 million dollars. His fans follow him on social media.

Last Modified: Apr 4, 2020

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