Ben Stiller is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. Ben Stiller is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Ben wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered two of his own shows, both entitled The Ben Stiller Show. He began acting in films, and had his directorial debut with Reality Bites.
Throughout his career Ben Stiller has written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over fifty films including Heavyweights, There`s Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Dodgeball, and Tropic Thunder. In addition Ben has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films.
Stiller is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack. Throughout his career, Ben has received several awards and honors including an Emmy Award, several MTV Movie Awards, and a Teen Choice Award.