Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker. He rose to fame as the star and creator of the television series The Ben Stiller Show (1990-1991, 1992-1993), which earned Stiller an Emmy Award for writing. Stiller transitioned to acting in film and directed in starred in the 1994 film Reality Bites. His other early films as an actor included 1995's Heavyweights, 1996's Flirting with Disaster and 1996's The Cable Guy. Stiller achieved critical acclaim in the 1998 comedy film There's Something About Mary, which he followed by starring in several successful comedy films including 2000's Meet the Parents, 2001's Zoolander, 2001's The Royal Tenenbaums, 2004's Along Came Polly, 2004's Starsky & Hutch, 2004's Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, 2004's Meet the Fockers, 2008's Tropic Thunder, 2010's Little Fockers and 2016's Zoolander 2. Stiller is also known for his voice acting in the Madagascar film series (2005-2014) and for starring in the Night at the Museum film series (2006-2014). In addition to acting, Stiller has directed several of his films, including The Cable Guy (1996), Zoolander (2001), Tropic Thunder (2008) and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), and has also served as a writer and producer of several of his projects.
Ben Stiller
Full Name
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller
New York City


Who is Ben Stiller married to?

Ben Stiller has been married to actress Christine Taylor since May 2000. The couple separated in 2017, but reconciled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What did Nick Kyrgios say to Ben Stiller?

While playing at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California in March 2022, Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios responded to a heckler in the crowd by pointing to Stiller, who was in the audience with wife Christine Taylor, and saying "Do I tell him how to act? No." Stiller laughed at the comment and later the two spoke on Twitter about collaborating on a movie and on the tennis court.

Where does Ben Stiller live?

Ben Stiller owns residences in Manhattan, Los Angeles, and Kauai, Hawaii.

How long was Ben Stiller on 'Saturday Night Live'?

Ben Stiller was a cast member of 'Saturday Night Live' for only four episodes in season 14 from March 25, 1989 to April 22, 1989. Since leaving the cast, Stiller has hosted the show twice (in 1998 and 2011) and has appeared in the show in various episodes in cameo roles.

What kind of cancer does Ben Stiller have?

After being diagnosed with prostate cancer in June 2014, Ben Stiller has been cancer-free since his prostate was removed in September 2014.

How old was Ben Stiller in 'There's Something About Mary'?

The comedy film 'There's Something About Mary' was released on July 15, 1998 when star Ben Stiller was 32 years old.

How did Ben Stiller meet Christine Taylor?

Ben Stiller met future wife Christine Taylor on the set of 'Heat Vision and Jack,' a comedy series pilot that Stiller directed and Taylor appeared in that was shot in 1999 but never aired.

How many kids does Ben Stiller have?

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor have two children, daughter Ella and son Quinlin.

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