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How rich is Ben Stiller?

Ben Stiller net worth:
$150 Million

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Benjamin Edward “Ben” Stiller was born in “The Big Apple”- New York City on 30 November 1965,  of Polish-Jewish (father) and Irish (mother) descent, and is known world wide as an actor, comedian, film producer and director, who overall has worked on more than 50 films, for which he has received several Grammy Awards, and Emmy Award and a Teen Choice Award.

So just how rich is this brilliant person. Ben Stiller’s net worth is estimated by sources at $120 million, accumulated during a career in the entertainment industry spanning almost 40 years.

Ben Stiller Net Worth $120 Million

Ben Stiller’s family was not ordinary: his mother and father are well known actors Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller, who had his own TV show “Seinfeld”, and who even performed as a comedy team “Stiller and Meara”, so you can say that acting is in his genes. interest in acting and comedy started at a very young age, Benjamin and his sister Amy Stiller, who’s an actor today as well, performed plays at home for their parents. Ben even shot comedies with his camera from the age of 10. Stiller even debuted on Broadway in “The House of Blue Leaves”, which was an amazing success and won four Tony Awards. However, the role that made the young actor known world wide was in the controversial film “Empire of The Sun”, directed by Steven Spielberg. After that flowed “There’s Something About Mary”, “Zoolander”, “Meet the Parents”, “Night in The Museum” and even his own TV show “The Ben Stiller show”, which won an Emmy award.

In average Ben’s salary is $76 million a film, so through his 50 projects he got about $2,1 billion. No wonder Benjamin has a net worth of $120 million.

When you think of it, it’s hard to find a part in his life that he didn’t perform well. He’s one of the highest-payed actors in Hollywood, an amazing producer of animations, and has directed more than one acknowledged film. Even if his film does get some harsh critical comments, like “Little Fockers”, the admirers give him their response and this film earned $310 million.

Ben Stiller is a member of The Frat Pack, with more than a few Hollywood fellow comedians including Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson and Steve Carell. Just think what hilarious jokes and pranks they come up with when they get together.

In his personal life, Ben Stiller during his career dated several well known actresses, like Calista Flockhart, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Claire Forlani. However, from 2000 Ben has been married to Christine Taylor and they have two children.

Not only Ben is an irreplaceable person in the film industry, but he was named one of 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine for his philanthropic work. Ben with his StillerStrong Campaign and The Stiller Foundation raised money for schools in Haiti, and is involved in various other charities and foundations, one of them being The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. So even though Ben Stiller has considerable wealth, he gives a part of it for those in need and not only gives but makes others aware of the problems in the world.


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Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Polka King 2017 executive producer post-production
Why Him? 2016 producer post-production
Dodgeball 2 producer announced
Hollywood Renegade Documentary executive producer announced
Super Sad True Love Story TV Series executive producer announced
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail 2014-2016 TV Series executive producer - 19 episodes
Another Period 2015-2016 TV Series executive producer - 21 episodes
Zoolander: Super Model 2016 TV Movie executive producer
Zoolander 2 2016 producer
Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer 2015 TV Movie executive producer
Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder 2015 TV Special documentary executive producer
Big Time in Hollywood, FL 2015 TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Next Time on Lonny 2014 TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
The Birthday Boys 2013 TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 producer
Burning Love 2012-2013 TV Series executive producer - 35 episodes
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable 2012 TV Movie executive producer
The Big Year 2011 executive producer
30 Minutes or Less 2011 producer
Stiller & Meara 2010-2011 TV Series producer - 22 episodes
Megamind 2010 executive producer
Submarine 2010 executive producer
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti 2010 Video executive producer
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story 2009 Documentary executive producer
The Station 2009 TV Movie executive producer
Tropic Thunder 2008 producer
The Ruins 2008 executive producer
Untitled Christine Taylor Project 2007 TV Movie executive producer
Blades of Glory 2007 producer
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' 2007 Video documentary producer
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 2006 executive producer
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004 producer
Starsky & Hutch 2004 executive producer
Crooked Lines 2003 executive producer
Duplex 2003 producer
Zoolander 2001 producer
Heat Vision and Jack 1999 TV Short executive producer
The Ben Stiller Show 1992-1993 TV Series producer - 13 episodes
The Hustler of Money 1987 TV Short producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yeh Din Ka Kissa 2017 post-production
Brad's Status 2017 filming
Haters Back Off! 2016 TV Series Ben Stiller
Zoolander: Super Model 2016 TV Movie Derek Zoolander (2016)
Maya & Marty 2016 TV Series Dr. Stone
Don't Think Twice 2016 Ben Stiller
Saturday Night Live 1987-2016 TV Series Various / Derek Zoolander / Wes / ...
Zoolander 2 2016 Derek
Another Period 2015 TV Series Charles Ponzi
Big Time in Hollywood, FL 2015 TV Series Jimmy
Zoolander Returns to the Runway 2015 Short Derek Zoolander (uncredited)
Workaholics 2015 TV Series Del Jacobson
Night at the Museum 3 2014 Larry Daley Laaa
While We're Young 2014 Josh
Le débarquement 2013 TV Series
The Birthday Boys 2013 TV Series Roger / Mr. Turner
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 Walter Mitty
Arrested Development 2005-2013 TV Series Tony Wonder
Madly Madagascar 2013 Video short Alex (voice)
He's Way More Famous Than You 2013 Ben Stiller
Burning Love 2012-2013 TV Series Joe Rutherford
The Watch 2012/I Evan
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012 Alex (voice)
Eagleheart 2012 TV Series Silly Sammy
Tower Heist 2011 Josh Kovaks
Funny or Die Presents... 2011 TV Series Ben (segment "Do You Want to See a Dead Body?")
Little Fockers 2010 Greg Focker
The Trip 2010 TV Series Ben Stiller
Megamind 2010 Bernard (voice)
Submarine 2010 Soap Opera Star (uncredited)
I'm Still Here 2010/I Ben Stiller
The Trip 2010/I Ben Stiller (uncredited)
Phineas and Ferb 2010 TV Series Khaka Peü Peü
Greenberg 2010 Roger Greenberg
The Rooneys 2010 TV Short
Merry Madagascar 2009 TV Short Alex (voice)
The Marc Pease Experience 2009 Jon Gribble
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 2009 Larry Daley
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 2009 Video Game Larry Daley (voice)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 2008 Alex (voice)
Tropic Thunder 2008 Tugg Speedman - Hot LZ
Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness 2008 Video short Tugg Speedman (uncredited)
Elmo's Christmas Countdown 2007 TV Movie Stiller the Elf (voice)
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2004-2007 TV Series Ben Stiller
The Heartbreak Kid 2007 Eddie
Family Guy 2007 TV Series Ben Stiller
Night at the Museum 2006 Larry Daley
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 2006 Guitar Center Guy
School for Scoundrels 2006 Lonnie
Danny Roane: First Time Director 2006 Ben Stiller
Reel Comedy 2006 TV Series
Extras 2005 TV Series Ben Stiller
Madagascar 2005 Alex (voice)
Confessions of an Action Star 2005 Commander (uncredited)
Todd's Coma 2005 TV Movie Ben Stiller
Meet the Fockers 2004 Greg Focker
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004 Arturo Mendes
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004 White Goodman
Envy 2004 Tim Dingman
What's the Name of That Song 2004 Video
Starsky & Hutch 2004 David Starsky
King of the Hill 2004 TV Series Rich
Along Came Polly 2004 Reuben Feffer
Nobody Knows Anything! 2003 Peach Expert (uncredited)
Duplex 2003 Alex Rose
Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 2003 TV Series Thomas Jefferson
Pauly Shore Is Dead 2003 Ben Stiller (uncredited)
Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe 2002 TV Short Robbie the Reindeer (US version, voice)
The King of Queens 2002 TV Series Jerry - Arthur Spooner's Father
Legs to Stand On 2002 Short Larry
Undeclared 2002 TV Series Rex
The Simpsons 2002 TV Series Garth Motherloving
Orange County 2002 The Firefighter (uncredited)
Run Ronnie Run 2002 Ben Stiller
The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 Chas Tenenbaum
Zoolander 2001 Derek Zoolander
Mission: Improbable 2000 TV Short Tom Crooze
Meet the Parents 2000 Greg Focker
Freaks and Geeks 2000 TV Series Agent Meara
Keeping the Faith 2000 Rabbi Jake Schram
The Independent 2000 Cop
Heat Vision and Jack 1999 TV Short Strip Club DJ / Himself (uncredited)
Hooves of Fire 1999 TV Short Robbie the Reindeer (US version, voice)
Black & White 1999/I Mark Clear
Mystery Men 1999 Mr. Furious
The Suburbans 1999 Jay Rose
Backstreet Boyz 1998 TV Short
Permanent Midnight 1998 Jerry Stahl
Your Friends & Neighbors 1998 Jerry
There's Something About Mary 1998 Ted
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist 1998 TV Series Ben Stiller
Zero Effect 1998 Steve Arlo
Behind the Zipper with Magda 1998 Video short Ted Stroehmann
Derek Zoolander University 1997 TV Short Derek Zoolander
Friends 1997 TV Series Tommy
Viva Variety 1997 TV Series Ben Stiller
The Larry Sanders Show 1997 TV Series Ben Stiller
NewsRadio 1996 TV Series Vic
Mr. Show with Bob and David 1996 TV Series Jimmy
Derek Zoolander: Male Model 1996 TV Short Derek Zoolander
The Cable Guy 1996 Sam Sweet Stan Sweet
Flirting with Disaster 1996 Mel Coplin
If Lucy Fell 1996 Bwick Elias
Happy Gilmore 1996 Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 1995 TV Series Harry Medfly
Heavy Weights 1995 Tony Perkis Tony Perkis Sr.
Reality Bites 1994 Michael Grates
Frasier 1993 TV Series Barry
The Ben Stiller Show 1992 TV Series Ben Stiller - Host / Various Characters
The Nutt House 1992 Pie thrower (uncredited)
Highway to Hell 1991 Pluto's Cook / Attila the Hun
Working Tra$h 1990 TV Movie Freddy Novak
Stella 1990 Jim Uptegrove
Elvis Stories 1989 Short Bruce
Next of Kin 1989 Lawrence Isabella
That's Adequate 1989 Chip Lane
Fresh Horses 1988 Tipton
Shoeshine 1987 Short Investment Banker
Empire of the Sun 1987 Dainty
Miami Vice 1987 TV Series Fast Eddie Felcher
American Playhouse 1987 TV Series Ronnie Shaughnessy
Hot Pursuit 1987 Chris Honeywell
The Hustler of Money 1987 TV Short Vince
Kate & Allie 1986 TV Series Peter

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zoolander: Super Model 2016 TV Movie based on characters created by
Zoolander 2 2016 character Derek Zoolander / written by
Tropic Thunder 2008 screenplay / story
Zoolander 2001 character Derek Zoolander / screenplay / story
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist 1998 TV Series additional material - 1 episode
Derek Zoolander University 1997 TV Short
Derek Zoolander: Male Model 1996 TV Short
Saturday Night Special 1996 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Ben Stiller Show 1992-1993 TV Series co-creator - 13 episodes
The Ben Stiller Show 1990 TV Series written by - 5 episodes
Elvis Stories 1989 Short writer
Saturday Night Live 1987 TV Series 1 episode
The Hustler of Money 1987 TV Short

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Super Sad True Love Story TV Series announced
Zoolander 2 2016
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013
Stiller & Meara 2010-2011 TV Series 5 episodes
The Station 2009 TV Movie
Tropic Thunder 2008
Untitled Christine Taylor Project 2007 TV Movie
Zoolander 2001
Heat Vision and Jack 1999 TV Short
The Cable Guy 1996
Reality Bites 1994
The Ben Stiller Show 1992-1993 TV Series 9 episodes
The Ben Stiller Show 1990 TV Series 1 episode
Elvis Stories 1989 Short
Saturday Night Live 1987 TV Series 1 episode
The Hustler of Money 1987 TV Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Marc Pease Experience 2009 performer: "Next time I fall in love", "Magic to do from Pippin"
Night at the Museum 2006 "Dem Bones"
The Ben Stiller Show 1992-1993 TV Series performer - 7 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Please Tell Me I'm Adopted! 2015 TV Series short very special thanks
Casting Couch 2013/I special thanks
Fight for Your Right Revisited 2011 Short special thanks
I'm Still Here 2010/I very special thanks
Escape from the Fire 2007 Short special thanks
Dedication 2007 thanks
Homo Erectus 2007 the producers wish to thank
Crooked Lines 2003 special thanks
Cugini 2001 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stand Up to Cancer 2014 TV Special Himself
Running Wild with Bear Grylls 2014 TV Series Himself
Howard Stern Birthday Bash 2014 Video Himself (voice)
The History of 'Walter Mitty' 2014 Video short Himself
The Music of 'Walter Mitty' 2014 Video short Himself
Titles of 'Walter Mitty' 2014 Video short Himself
Walter Mitty: Icelandic Adventure 2014 Video short Himself
Walter Mitty: Nordic Casting 2014 Video short Himself
Walter Mitty: Skateboarding Through Iceland 2014 Video short Himself
Walter Mitty: That's a Shark! 2014 Video short Himself
Walter Mitty: The Look of Life 2014 Video short Himself
Harmontown 2014 Documentary Himself
Gomorron 2014 TV Series Himself - director
International Ghost Investigators 2014 TV Series Himself
Charlie Rose 1996-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Días de cine 2010-2013 TV Series Himself
Fox and Friends 2013 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2008-2013 TV Series documentary Himself
The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables 2013 TV Series Himself
Weekend Ticket 2013 TV Series short Himself
Evening Urgant 2013 TV Series Himself
Cinema 3 2008-2013 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Conan 2012-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2003-2013 TV Series Himself
The Project 2012-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Jerry Stahl Rides Dirty with Ben Stiller, Jason Schwartzman, Michael C. Hall & Flea 2013 Short Himself
Inside Comedy 2013 TV Series Himself
Nantucket Film Festival's 2nd Comedy Roundtable 2013 TV Movie Himself
CNN Heroes: Sharing the Spotlight 2012 Pre-Show 2012 TV Movie Himself
The American Cinematheque Tribute to Ben Stiller 2012 TV Movie Himself
Vivir de cine 2012 TV Series Himself
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs 2012 TV Movie Himself / Derek Zoolander
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable 2012 TV Movie Himself - Panelist
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007-2012 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003-2012 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
ES.TV HD 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010-2012 TV Series Himself
The Secret Policeman's Ball 2012 TV Movie Himself
The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects
Tower Heist: Brett Ratner's Video Diary 2012 Video documentary short Himself
Take Two with Phineas and Ferb 2011 TV Series Himself
Janela Indiscreta 2011 TV Series Himself
The BAFTA Britannia Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Piers Morgan Tonight 2011 TV Series Himself
Will Ferrell: Mark Twain Prize 2011 TV Movie Himself
A Decade of Difference: A Concert Celebrating 10 Years of the William J. Clinton Foundation 2011 Documentary Himself
Clinton Foundation: Celebrity Division 2011 Short Himself
Saturday Night Live 1989-2011 TV Series Himself - Host Mandy Patinkin Bruce Springsteen ...
Unite for Japan 2011 Short Himself
The 9th Annual TV Land Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Little Fockers: Ben and Owen 2011 Video short Himself
Little Fockers: Bob and Ben 2011 Video short Himself
Little Fockers: Bout Time 2011 Video short Himself
The Making of Godfocker: Behind the Scenes of 'Little Fockers' 2011 Video documentary short Himself
Close Up 2011 TV Series Himself - Interviewee / Actor
The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Entertainers with Byron Allen 2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest
ESPN Fantasy Football 2011 Short Himself
In Search of Ted Demme 2010 Documentary
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Himself
Shalom Sesame 2010 TV Series Himself (2010)
Mark at the Movies 2010 TV Series Himself
Tomorrow Is Tonight 2010 TV Movie Himself - Host
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! 2010 TV Series Himself
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti 2010 Video Himself
The Cove: My Friend is... 2010 Short Himself
An Extras Night In 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
The View 2010 TV Series Himself
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis 2010 TV Series Himself
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Make-Up
25th Film Independent Spirit Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Live from the NYPL: A Tribute to George Carlin 2010 Video Himself
Streisand: Live in Concert 2009 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience (uncredited)
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2009 TV Special Himself
Show Me the Monkey: Primate Prima Donnas 2009 Video short Himself
The Curators of Comedy: Behind-the-Scenes of 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian' 2009 Video documentary short Himself
Mayne Street 2009 TV Series Himself
A Night at the Office 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Spike's Guys Choice 2009 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
2009 MTV Movie Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
GMTV 2004-2009 TV Series Himself
Troldspejlet 2009 TV Series Himself - Actor / Larry Daley
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2004-2009 TV Series Himself
American Idol 2007-2009 TV Series Himself / Rejected Pip
Xposé 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story 2009 Documentary Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
The Movie Loft 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography
This Morning 2009 TV Series Himself
The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2009 TV Special Himself - Winner Best Comedy Movie and Presenter
2009 Britannia Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
At the Movies 2008 TV Series Himself
Cartelera 2008 TV Series Himself
MTV Movie Awards: Tropic Thunder 2008 Video short Himself
The Cast of 'Tropic Thunder' 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Tropic Thunder: Before the Thunder 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Tropic Thunder: Designing the Thunder 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Tropic Thunder: Full Mags 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Tropic Thunder: The Hot LZ 2008 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of Madagascar 2 2008 TV Movie Himself
Resumen - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián 2008 TV Movie Himself
Quelli che... il calcio 2008 TV Series Himself
L'hebdo cinéma 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
HBO First Look 1996-2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Nick Nolte: No Exit 2008 Documentary Himself
Spike Guys Choice 2008 TV Movie Himself
2008 MTV Movie Awards 2008 TV Special Himself
Hotel Gramercy Park 2008 Documentary Himself
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education 2008 TV Movie Himself
Press Pass 2008 TV Series Himself
Historical Threads: The Costumes of 'Night at the Museum' 2007 Video documentary short Himself / Larry Daley
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '07 2007 TV Special Himself
The Farrelly Bros. In the French Tradition 2007 Video short Himself
The Heartbreak Kid: Ben & Jerry 2007 Video short Himself
The Heartbreak Kid: Halloween 2007 Video short Himself
The Heartbreak Kid: The Egg Toss 2007 Video short Himself
The Making of 'Night at the Museum' 2007 Video short Himself / Larry Daley
Concert for Diana 2007 TV Special documentary Himself - Pre-recorded Message
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Bringing the Museum to Life 2007 Video documentary short Himself / Larry Daley
Building the Museum 2007 Video short Himself
Night at the Museum: Monkey Business 2007 Video short Himself
The Henry Rollins Show 2007 TV Series Himself
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' 2007 Video documentary Himself
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994-2006 TV Series Himself
A Night at the Museum with McFly 2006 TV Movie Himself
HypaSpace 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Guest
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Event for Autism Education 2006 TV Special David Blaine
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner 2006 TV Movie Himself - Filmed Roaster
Corazón de... 2006 TV Series Himself
The 78th Annual Academy Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects
Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! 2006 Documentary Himself
Earth to America 2005 TV Movie Himself
The Enchanted Island of Madagascar 2005 Video documentary short Himself (voice)
The Work of Director Mark Romanek 2005 Video documentary Himself - Interviewee
2005 MTV Movie Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Winner
Fockers' Family Portrait 2005 Video short Himself
Inside the Litter Box: Behind the Scenes with Jinx the Cat 2005 Video short Himself
Matt Lauer Meets the Fockers 2005 Video short Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '05 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
Bar Mitzvah Bash! 2004 TV Movie Himself
DodgeBall: Go for the Gold 2004 Video short Himself
DodgeBall: The Anatomy of a Hit 2004 Video short Himself
2004 MTV Movie Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
The Making of Along Came Polly 2004 Video short Himself
MTV Special: 'Dodgeball - A True Underdog Story' 2004 TV Movie Himself
Rove Live 2001-2004 TV Series Himself
4Pop 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
Player$ 2004 TV Series Himself
Duplex: Behind the Scenes Special 2004 Video short Himself
The 76th Annual Academy Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Live Short Film and Best Animated Short Film
T4 2004 TV Series Himself
Tinseltown TV 2004 TV Series Himself
Starsky & Hutch: A Last Look 2004 Video short Himself / David Starsky
Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 2003 Video documentary Passerby (segment "Tribute")
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special 2003 TV Special Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Himself
Ruby Wax with... 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPY Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
Best Fight: Ben Stiller and Puffy the Dog 2003 Video short Himself
Getting Behind Mary: A Behind the Scenes at 'There's Something About Mary' 2003 Video documentary Himself
There's Something About Mary: Exposing Themselves - Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, and Chris Elliott 2003 Video documentary Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert De Niro 2003 TV Movie Himself
Primetime Glick 2002 TV Series Himself
The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design
Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Dennis Miller Live 2002 TV Series Himself
The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Hollywood, Inc. 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Prehistoric Planet 2002 TV Series documentary Narrator
Spotlight on Location: Meet the Parents 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Bravo Profiles 2001 TV Series documentary
MTV Europe Music Awards 2001 2001 TV Special documentary Himself - Presenter
TV total 2001 TV Series Himself
+ de cinéma 2001 TV Series documentary short Himself
The Big Breakfast 2001 TV Series Himself
Howard Stern 2000-2001 TV Series Himself
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music 2001 TV Special documentary Himself
Inside the Actors Studio 2001 TV Series Himself
Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
America: A Tribute to Heroes 2001 TV Special documentary Himself
Ben Stiller Uncensored 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2001 2001 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Breaking the Silence: The Making of 'Hannibal' 2001 Video documentary Himself - L.A. Premiere
2001 MTV Movie Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2001 TV Series Himself
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film
The Andy Dick Show 2001 TV Series Himself
The Howard Stern Radio Show 2001 TV Series Himself
Playboy Exposed: Playboy Mansion Parties Uncensored 2001 Video documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1998-2000 TV Series Himself
2000 MTV Movie Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Himself / 'Tom Crooze'
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies 2000 TV Special documentary Himself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Himself
Spotlight on Location: Mystery Men 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Sesame Street 2000 TV Series Himself
1999 MTV Movie Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller 1999 TV Movie Himself
MTV Uncensored 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
WWE Raw 1999 TV Series Himself
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
The Roseanne Show 1999 TV Series Himself
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter: Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
The Mike & Ben Show 1999 TV Series Himself
1998 VH1 Fashion Awards 1998 TV Special Himself
Space Ghost Coast to Coast 1998 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1998 1998 TV Special Himself - Host
Comedy Central Canned Ham 1998 TV Series Himself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies 1998 TV Special documentary Himself
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th 1998 TV Special
1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1998 TV Special Himself
Hollywood Renegade Documentary announced Himself
Intimate Portrait 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Drake Sather: The Man Who Created Zoolander 2016 Video documentary short Himself
MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 1998 TV Special Himself
The Zoolander Legacy 2016 Video documentary short Himself
The Anti Gravity Room 1997 TV Series Himself - Guest Host
Zoolander 2 World Tour 2016 Video short Himself
1996 MTV Movie Awards 1996 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
Zoolander No. 2: Go Big or Go Rome 2016 Video documentary short Himself
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond 1996 TV Special documentary Himself
Rencontres de cinéma 2008-2016 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1996 1996 TV Special Himself
Weekend Today 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Saturday Night Special 1996 TV Series Himself - Host
Today 2005-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
MTV Video Music Awards 1994 1994 TV Special Himself
The Daily Show 1998-2016 TV Series Himself
The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Night of the Museum / Himself - Night at the Museum
The Ben Stiller Show 1992-1993 TV Series Himself - Host / Various Characters / Moses
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Rock the Vote 1993 TV Movie Himself
Film '72 2004-2016 TV Series Himself - Interviewee / Himself
Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 3 1993 TV Special documentary Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2006-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Late Night with David Letterman 1992 TV Series Himself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Himself
The Ben Stiller Show 1990 TV Series Himself - Various
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Hashtag the Panda
Kate McShane 1975 TV Series Himself
The Graham Norton Show 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show 1972 TV Series Himself / Himself - Actor
El hormiguero 2016 TV Series Himself
73 Questions 2016 TV Series documentary short Derek Zoolander
Vivement dimanche 2015 TV Series Himself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf 2015 TV Series Himself
Red Nose Day 2015 TV Special Himself
Being Canadian 2015 Documentary Himself
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1994-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Good Morning America 2013-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Improv, Absurdity and Cracking Up: The Comedy of 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb' 2015 Video documentary short Himself
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - Becoming Laaa 2015 Video documentary short Himself
Sweet Micky for President 2015 Documentary Himself
Made in Hollywood 2013-2014 TV Series Himself
World Premiere 2014 TV Series Himself
Wetten, dass..? 2014 TV Series Himself
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Himself - Night at the Museum
Bear Grylls Wild Weekends 2014 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Ted Stroemann
Your Movie Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Passerby
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon 2005 TV Special Tom Cruise (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Kattan 2003 TV Special John (uncredited)
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second 2003 Video documentary Himself
Brilliant But Cancelled 2002 TV Movie documentary
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years 2000 TV Movie documentary Ted Stroehmann
Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies 2000 TV Special Tom Cruise (uncredited)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary 1989 TV Special Butch Patrick (uncredited)
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself
Boots on the Ground in Haiti 2016 Documentary Himself
Some Jerk with a Camera 2015 TV Series documentary Alex from 'Madagascar'
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story 2014 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Graham Norton Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2014 TV Series Walter Mitty in 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'
Attitude Era 2012 Video Himself
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2011 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
Funny People 2009 Himself - Opening Video Prank (uncredited)
January 2009 in 6 Minutes 2009 Video documentary short Himself (uncredited)
Morir de humor 2008 TV Movie Ted Stroehmann
August 2008 Himself (uncredited)
Sesame Street 2007 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Blimp Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Movie Actor Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
2011 Britannia Award BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards Excellence in Comedy
2009 MTV Generation Award MTV Movie Awards
2008 Hollywood Film Award Hollywood Film Awards Comedy of the Year Tropic Thunder (2008)
2007 Man of the Year Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
2007 Wannabe Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA
2005 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Villain Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
2002 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Hissy Fit Zoolander (2001)
2001 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) Meet the Parents (2000)
2001 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance Meet the Parents (2000)
2000 Silver Spire San Francisco International Film Festival Television - Comedy Heat Vision and Jack (1999) · Bob Greenblatt
· David Janollari
1999 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Fight There's Something About Mary (1998)
1993 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program The Ben Stiller Show (1992) · Judd Apatow (writer)
· Robert Cohen (writer)
· Brent Forrester (writer)
· Jeff Kahn (writer)
· Bruce Kirschbaum (writer)
· Bob Odenkirk (writer)
· Sultan Pepper (writer)
· Dino Stamatopoulos (writer)
· David Cross (writer)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
2014 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
2013 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs Burning Love (2012) · Stuart Cornfeld (executive producer)
· Mike Rosenstein (executive producer)
· Ken Marino (executive producer)
· Erica Oyama (executive producer)
· Jonathan Stern (executive producer)
2013 BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) · Chris Rock
· David Schwimmer
· Jada Pinkett Smith
· Frances McDormand
· Jessica Chastain
· Bryan Cranston
· Martin Short
· Sacha Baron Cohen
· Tom McGrath
· Cedric the Entertainer
· Andy Richter
· Frank Welker
· Conrad Vernon
· Chris Miller
2013 Blimp Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
2013 Grand Marnier Fellowship Award New York Film Festival Best Film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
2013 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
2011 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Greenberg (2010)
2010 DFCC Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor Greenberg (2010)
2010 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
2010 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Comedy Star
2009 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Tropic Thunder (2008)
2009 Blimp Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
2009 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best WTF Moment Tropic Thunder (2008)
2007 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Night at the Museum (2006)
2007 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance Night at the Museum (2006)
2006 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Extras (2005)
2006 Blimp Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Voice from an Animated Feature Madagascar (2005)
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Meet the Fockers (2004)
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Blush Scene Meet the Fockers (2004)
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Liar Meet the Fockers (2004)
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian
2005 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
2005 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Funny Male Star
2005 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite On-Screen Chemistry Starsky & Hutch (2004) · Owen Wilson
2005 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Actor Along Came Polly (2004)
2004 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor - Comedy Starsky & Hutch (2004)
2004 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Hissy Fit Along Came Polly (2004)
2004 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Blush Along Came Polly (2004)
2004 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Chemistry Starsky & Hutch (2004) · Owen Wilson
2004 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Team Starsky & Hutch (2004) · Owen Wilson
2004 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Dance Sequence Along Came Polly (2004) · Jennifer Aniston
2004 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
2002 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Actor, Comedy Zoolander (2001)
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Team Zoolander (2001) · Owen Wilson
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Line Zoolander (2001)
2002 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Dressed Zoolander (2001)
2002 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Acting Ensemble The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) · Danny Glover
· Gene Hackman
· Anjelica Huston
· Bill Murray
· Gwyneth Paltrow
· Luke Wilson
· Owen Wilson
2002 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical Zoolander (2001)
2002 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
2001 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Actor Meet the Parents (2000)
2001 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) · Danny Glover
· Gene Hackman
· Anjelica Huston
· Bill Murray
· Gwyneth Paltrow
· Luke Wilson
· Owen Wilson
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Comedy/Romance Meet the Parents (2000)
2001 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Favorite Celebrity of the Year
2001 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Team Meet the Parents (2000) · Robert De Niro
2000 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Hissy Fit Mystery Men (1999)
1999 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Film - Choice Actor
1999 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) There's Something About Mary (1998)
1999 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Comedy There's Something About Mary (1998)
1999 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Comedic Performance There's Something About Mary (1998)
1999 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo There's Something About Mary (1998) · Cameron Diaz
1999 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss There's Something About Mary (1998) · Cameron Diaz

TitleSalary
Tower Heist (2011) $15,000,000
The Big Year (2011) $1,000,000 (producer)
Little Fockers (2010) $20,000,000
Greenberg (2010) $6,000,000
Meet the Fockers (2004) $10,000,000
Zoolander (2001) $2,500,000
There's Something About Mary (1998) $3,000,000

#Fact
1 He is left-handed.
2 Good friends with: Janeane Garofalo, Hank Azaria, Owen Wilson and Tom Cruise.
3 Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Robert Downey Jr. in Tropic Thunder (2008).
4 Filming Tropic Thunder (2008). [July 2007]
5 Became a father for the 1st time at age 36 when his wife Christine Taylor gave birth to their daughter Ella Olivia Stiller on April 10, 2002.
6 Became a father for the 2nd time at age 39 when his wife Christine Taylor gave birth to their son Quinlin Dempsey Stiller on July 10, 2005.
7 Along with Gerard Butler, Demi Moore, Susan Sarandon, and director Paul Haggis, he visited a camp for internally displaced persons managed by Sean Penn and his Jenkins-Penn Humanitarian Relief Organization in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. [April 2010]
8 (May 10, 2010) Merited a position in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Heroes" category) - with an homage contributed by friend Robert De Niro.
9 Lives in Los Angeles, California.
10 Longtime friend of actor Anthony Barrile. They met at 12 years old as members of First All Children's Theatre Company in New York City, where they were among the 'Meri-Mini Players'.
11 Admitted in a Playboy Magazine interview that he auditioned for three or four years before he got a part.
12 Auditioned for a part in Platoon (1986), even meeting with Oliver Stone.
13 Fractured his hand in a snowboarding accident on Sunday, December 21, 2008 and was taken to New York's Mount Sinai Hospital.
14 According to Jews Who Rock, a book by Guy Oseary, Stiller was once a drummer in a band called Capital Punishment.
15 Along with Kirk R. Thatcher, one of the few actors to give William Shatner the middle finger (jokingly) on screen.
16 In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year to be $38 million.
17 2007 - Ranked #20 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
18 Every so often he and his father enjoy getting together and going to Alaska to fish in the summer.
19 His wife, Christine Taylor, appeared in one episode of Seinfeld (1989) as Jerry Seinfeld's girlfriend. His father, Jerry Stiller, had a recurring role on that series as George Costanza's father.
20 Revealed in 2005 that he has bipolar disorder and that it runs in his family.
21 Was considered for the role of "Willy Wonka" in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).
22 His father is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family (from Austria and Poland). His mother, who was of Irish descent, was a convert to Judaism.
23 One of his first showbiz jobs was working as an intern on the Alan Thicke show Thicke of the Night (1983).
24 He and wife Christine Taylor have both guest-starred on the TV series Arrested Development (2003). She played "Sally Sitwell", the love interest of "Michael Bluth" (two episodes) and he played the incompetent magician "Tony Wonder" in the episode "The Sword of Destiny".
25 Hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 1996 along with Janeane Garofalo
26 In The King of Queens: Shrink Wrap (2002) he played his own real-life father's father.
27 Played the part of an arrogant director in Get Shorty (1995), but the scene was cut.
28 Has played two very similar characters in the movies Heavy Weights (1995) and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004). In both films he plays an obnoxious, slightly insane and formerly overweight fitness instructor who's hell-bent on getting others into shape, and perhaps also on making other peoples' lives miserable.
29 Holds a distinct Razzie Award record - nominated for most titles in one year. He was nominated in 2004 for Worst Actor in five of the six films in which he appeared: Along Came Polly (2004), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), Envy (2004), and Starsky & Hutch (2004). The only film he was not nominated in for that year was Meet the Fockers (2004).
30 Is a big fan of Star Trek (1966). He named his production company "Red Hour Films" after an alien riot featured in the episode Star Trek: The Return of the Archons (1967). Has a humorous, You Tube website "gag" episode of "Star Trek" where he is imitating Shatner's Captain Kirk.
31 Is a member of, what the media refers to as, "The Frat Pack," along with Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Vince Vaughn, Steve Carell, Owen Wilson, and Luke Wilson. The "Frat Pack" name is a reference to the film, Old School (2003), featuring Vaughn, Ferrell and Luke Wilson, due to the wide number of films featuring the seven actors. Stiller's "Frat Pack" films include Zoolander (2001), Envy (2004), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)..
32 Frequent co-star of Vince Vaughn, appearing with him in three movies in 2004 alone.
33 His favorite actress of all time is Diane Keaton. He even wrote an article about her for Premiere magazine in 1997.
34 Helped Jenifer Estess raised millions of dollars to combat A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's disease).
35 Has a Hollywood "clique" of close friends that have often appeared in his movies: Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Kyle Gass and Janeane Garofalo.
36 His famous parents, Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller, often make cameo appearances in his movies.
37 Ranked #78 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List. Had ranked #68 in 2002 and #80 in 2001.
38 Briefly appears in the film clip for the song "Tribute" by Tenacious D, a band that includes fellow actors Jack Black and Kyle Gass. He's one of the people walking past the studio booth in the shopping center.
39 Attended UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.
40 Ben and his wife Christine Taylor, have both guest starred on the TV-show Friends (1994), though not in the same episode.
41 Often casts/co-stars with Janeane Garofalo.
42 Appeared in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998) on May 9, 2001 and walked away with $32,000 for Project ALS. He phoned his mother, actress Anne Meara, for help but lost on the question worth $250,000.
43 Is a major fan of Tom Cruise and has impersonated Tom for many years. He even portrayed Tom Cruise's fictitious crazed stunt double, Tom Crooze, on 2000 MTV Movie Awards (2000) on a segment called Mission: Improbable. (This segment is included on the Mission: Impossible II (2000) DVD.) Tom and Ben have been friends ever since 1996.
44 Longtime girlfriend was Jeanne Tripplehorn.
45 Engaged to Christine Taylor. [November 1999]
46 Brother of Amy Stiller.
47 Produced a short film parody of The Color of Money (1986) entitled "The Hustler of Money" which got him noticed by Saturday Night Live (1975) who eventually offered him employment there.

#Quote
1 [on Zoolander (2001)] It wasn't a big hit. It came out 10 days after 9/11, so a strange time to release a movie but I'm not sure it wouldn't have been any bigger at any other time.
2 (1998 quote on auditioning) It's hard to maintain a sense of dignity in an audition. I have done so many auditions where I've put it out there and have been met with that kind of blank stare - "Great! Thanks! OK! Great work! Thanks for coming in!" At the door I'm thinking, 'What the hell am I doing with my life?'
3 (On his most memorable pre-acting job) For a summer I was a busboy and waiter at a place in New York called Cafe Central, which was a hip, trendy restaurant in 1985. First I bused tables and was really bad at it. I'm clumsy at carrying plates and glasses. You had to have a swiftness and a facility for carrying stacked objects. That wasn't me. I was interested in who was coming in, because it was an actor hangout. I would want to see who was talking to whom and what they were saying - basically, stuff you shouldn't do as a person of service. Dudley Moore came into the restaurant and I was really interested in what he was saying. I kept going over to make sure that he and his companion had enough coffee and that their plates were cleared. I think I really annoyed him. I kept changing the ashtrays with that move where you put the clean ashtray over the full ashtray and remove both and put back the clean ashtray. I think I did that one time too many. Then I became a waiter there, and dealing with orders and the kitchen was worse. It prompted me to get acting work.
4 I think most actors have incredibly big egos, but they're also incredibly insecure. That's a bad combination. I include myself in this group. For whatever psychological reasons, we want and need approval from everybody in the universe, though we also think we're totally unworthy of it. We need to validate ourselves through our work.
5 Every actor is out there trying to get parts, auditioning, going to acting class and creating a network of people who are in the same position you are. I couldn't sit around and wait to get work, because it wasn't happening. I would just try to create my own projects with friends who were filmmakers.
6 Show business is great, but when you're in a movie that made more than $120 million, the perspective changes. I'd never had the experience of being in a movie that so many people found funny. After the enormous success of There's Something About Mary (1998), I was able to command much more money and I got recognized more. But the reason for all this is only because the movie made money, not because I'm any more talented or better looking.
7 Normally, people tend to shut off their ambitions and competitive thinking because it doesn't help them much in normal life. But in the movie business you've constantly got to prove yourself. So I can be a real asshole on the set sometimes.
8 I pay a huge chunk of money to my agent and publicity people to shield me from my fan mail. I don't even want to know how many letters I get. I don't see fan mail as a good thing. It always makes me think of stalkers.
9 I have not been an easygoing guy. I think it's called bipolar manic depression. I've got a rich history of that in my family. Our family has publicly gone into therapy, so that's out in the open.
10 I have no problem with straight actors playing gay, but I always feel like I can tell. Does that sound horrible?
11 There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
12 If my parents were, like, plumbers, who knows what I would be doing?
13 [on advice he receives from his father, Jerry Stiller] My father is always telling me to take care of myself and get a lot of rest. He's always saying, "Sleep will fix anything. Go take a nap". I think he's right. I find when I get frazzled, if I get a good night's sleep, I feel much better about things.

#Trademark
1 Short but muscular frame
2 Often plays characters who frequently find themselves in very embarrassing, awkward situations
3 Sarcastic deadpan disposition
4 His characters are often arrogant and short tempered

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