Ben Stiller is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker whose best known film characters include Ted Stroehmann in There's Something About Mary, Gaylord "Greg" Focker in Meet the Parents trilogy, Derek Zoolander in Zoolander, David Starsky in Starsky & Hutch and Tugg Speedman in Tropic Thunder. He made his directorial debut in the 1994 film Reality Bites , in which he also starred.
He is the son of comedian and actress Anne Meara and comedian and actor Jerry Stiller. He married actress Christine Taylor in 2000. The couple's first child Ella was born in 2002. Their second child Quinlin was born in 2005.
He has among other honors and awards, won an Emmy Award for directing, producing and writing his famous television show The Ben Stiller Show.
I don't think know if anything's going to translate anywhere. You're making a movie, you hope it's going to be funny, you can't think about how it's going to go over.Ben Stiller
I don't think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time.Ben Stiller
I love New York. I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow countrymen and what they've done. I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny, have a distraction.Ben Stiller
I'm not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor.Ben Stiller
It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn't be anonymous.Ben Stiller
Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.Ben Stiller
My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.Ben Stiller
Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting. He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do. It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years.Ben Stiller
The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again.Ben Stiller
There's always an element of fear that you need to work a lot until people get sick and tired of you or finally figure out that you're a fraud after all!Ben Stiller
is a famous American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer,
who was born on
November 30, 1965. As a person born on this date, Ben Stiller is listed in our database as the 5th
most popular celebrity for the day (November 30) and the 9th most popular for the year (1965).
People born on November 30
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Ben Stiller is the 54th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Ben Stiller's birthday, Ben Stiller is the 395th most famous American and ranks 736th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, Ben Stiller ranks as the 674th
most popular famous person, and the 149th most popular actor of all time.
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