Benjamin Edward Meara, a versatile American actor. He is also comedian, screen writer, director and filmmaker. He is renowned as Ben Stiller. He is not only a comedian but also a
|Date of Birth||November 30, 1965 (age 50), New York City, New York, United States|
|Parents||Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller|
|Education||Calhoun School, School in New York City, New York|
|Spouse||Christine Taylor (m. 2000)|
|Childern||Ella Olivia Stiller, Quinlin Dempsey Stiller|
|Net worth||$120 Million|
bankable superstar who rakes laughs and keeps it until box office banging over $75 million.
Childhood of Great Actor Ben
Ben Stiller took born on 30th November, 1965 in New York City, New York. He is the son of old hand comic actor Jerry Stiller and veteran comedian actress Anne Meara. His parents were great inspiration behind his acting career. He was grown up with his sister Amy and always had a connection with Hollywood living style as they grew up in Manhattan.
Early Life of Parents
Ben Stiller belongs to a family that follows Judaism and Irish Catholicism that is why Ben celebrates Hanukkah and Christmas both. He had a Bar Mitzvah.
He was in New York City troupe’s NYC’s First All Children’s Theater’ in 70s.
He had completed his graduation in 1983 from Calhoun School, New York. He had performed on cabaret circuit and he did enroll in University of California, Los Angeles. After 9 months, he had left school and moved back to New York City. His career started to shaping up thorough acting classes, auditions and finding up reliable agent.
Career Groth of Ben in Acting Profession
Acting career of Ben Stiller was started when he was just 15 and got role for one line role on television soap opera “Guiding Light”. Then he played role in The House of Blue Leaves – the Tony award winning show of 1986 Broadway revival of John Guare.
His acts as comedian were acclaimed by cast and crew and his ten minute follow up – ‘The Hustler of Money’, his parody in The Color of Money of Martin Scorsese’s got notice of Saturday Night Live and it was broadcasted in 1987.
Ben in Various Movies
He got chance to play role in ‘Empire of the Sun’ of Steven Spielberg.
Ben stiller had appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live’ as feature actor in 1989. Soon, he had composed Elvis Stories and got success featuring the short film. Then he composed a music video ‘Going Back to Brooklyn’ for MTV.
In 1990, he got short roles in ‘Stella’, Highway to Hell and a cameo role in ‘The Nutt House’
He worked with his parents in Heavy weighs.
He got the superstardom as a comedian in 1998. The films that made mark of his mastery as comedian are, There’s Something About Mary, Zero Effect, Your Friends & Neighbors, Permanent Midnight, Mystery Men, Black and White, The Suburbans, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Orange County, Duplex, Envy, Madagascar, Night at Museum, School for Scoundrels, Greenberg, Tower Heist, the watch, Zoolander 2, Zoolander: Super Model. In some of the films was written and directed, even he produced some. Yeh Din Ka Kissa and Ghost Wars are yet to be featured in 2017 and 2018.
Achievement & Awards of Stiller
Ben Stiller was nominated 12 times for “Teen Choice Awards” and won Choice Hissy Fit for Zoolander.
He got 13 MTV Movie Award nominations and got award for “Best Fight”, “Best Comedian Performance” and “Best Villain” categories.
He received “Hasty Pudding Man of the Year” in 2007, and “Wannabe Award”.
He got The MTV Generation Award in 2009.
In 2011, he got Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for superb performance in comedy.
Personal Life and Happy Family
He was in relationship with many actresses. He got married to Christine Taylor in May, 2000. He has two children. He is involved in many charitable organizations.