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Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, film producer and director.

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Film

As actor

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Empire of the Sun Dainty
Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell
Shoeshine
1988 Fresh Horses Tipton
1989 Next of Kin Lawrence Isabella
Elvis Stories Bruce
That's Adequate Chip Lane
1990 Stella Jim Uptegrove
Working Tra$h Freddy Novak
1992 The Nutt House Pie Thrower Cameo
Highway to Hell Pluto's Cook/Attila the Hun
1994 Reality Bites Michael Grates Also director
1995 Heavyweights Tony Perkis/Tony Perkis Sr.
Rumble in the Bronx Store assailant Cameo
1996 Template:Sortname Sam Sweet/Stan Sweet Also director
Flirting with Disaster Mel
If Lucy Fell Bwick Elias
Happy Gilmore Hal L. (Nursing Home Orderly) Uncredited
1998 Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl
Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry
There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (For the fight against Puffy the Dog)
Nominated — American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Actor – Comedy
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Cameron Diaz)
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Cameron Diaz)
Zero Effect Steve Arlo
1999 Black and White Mark Clear
Mystery Men Mr. Furious Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Hissy Fit
Template:Sortname Jay Rose
2000 Meet the Parents Gaylord "Greg" Focker American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Comedy/Romance
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Robert De Niro)
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Actor
Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram
Template:Sortname Cop
2001 Template:Sortname Chas Tenenbaum Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Zoolander Derek Zoolander Also writer and director
Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Hissy Fit
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Dressed
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Line ("There's more to life than just being really, really, ridiculously good looking.")
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Owen Wilson)
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Film – Choice Actor, Comedy
2002 Orange County The Firefighter Cameo
Run Ronnie Run Himself
2003 Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert Cameo
Duplex Alex Rose
Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself Cameo
2004 Meet the Fockers Greg Focker Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Blush Scene (Greg's engagement party speech)
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liar
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes Cameo
Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story White Goodman MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated — Razzie Award for Worst Actor
Envy Tim Dingman Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Starsky & Hutch David Starsky Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Owen Wilson)
Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry (shared with Owen Wilson)
Nominated — Razzie Award for Worst Actor
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Comedy
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry (shared with Owen Wilson)
Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence (shared with Jennifer Aniston for the hot salsa dance)
Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Blush
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Hissy Fit
2005 Danny Roane: First Time Director Himself
Madagascar Alex Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Sledge: The Untold Story Commander
2006 Night at the Museum Larry Daley Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
In Search of Ted Demme Himself
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Guitar Center Guy Cameo and producer
School for Scoundrels Lonnie
2007 Template:Sortname Eddie Cantrow
2008 Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman Also writer and director
Hollywood Film Festival Award for Comedy of the Year
Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best WTF Moment
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Larry Daley Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Template:Sortname Jon Gribble
2010 Greenberg Roger Greenberg Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Nominated — Comedy Film Award for Best Leading Actor
Megamind Bernard Executive producer, voice role
Little Fockers Greg Focker
Template:Sortname Ben Stiller Exaggerated version of himself, cameo (uncredited)
2011 Tower Heist Josh Kovaks
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favourite Voice from an Animated Movie
Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
The Watch Evan Trautwig
2013 Madly Madagascar Alex
He's Way More Famous Than You Himself
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty Director
2014 Night at the Museum 3 Larry Daley Pre-production
2015 While We're Young Filming

As director

Year Title Notes
1989 Elvis Stories Director/Writer
1994 Reality Bites Director
1996 Template:Sortname Director/Writer (uncredited)
2001 Zoolander Director/Producer/Writer
2008 Tropic Thunder Director/Producer/Writer
2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Director/Producer

As producer

Year Title Notes
2003 Duplex Producer
2003 Crooked Lines Executive producer
2004 Starsky & Hutch Executive producer
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Producer
2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Executive producer
2007 Blades of Glory Producer
2008 Date School Producer
2008 The Ruins Executive producer
2009 Template:Sortname Executive producer
2010 Megamind Executive producer
2010 Submarine Executive producer
2011 30 Minutes or Less Producer

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Miami Vice Fast Eddie Felcher Single episode ("Amen... Send Money" – season 4, episode 2, aired October 2, 1987)
1989-2011 Saturday Night Live Various/Writer 4 episodes
1990 The Ben Stiller Show Himself Director and writer
1990 Working Trash Freddy Novak Television film
1992–93 Template:Sortname Himself Director, producer, and writer
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program
1995 Duckman Harry Medfly Voice only; single episode
1995 2 Stupid Dogs Tony Robbins-style character Voice only
1996 NewsRadio Vic Single episode
1997 Friends Tommy Single episode ("The One with the Screamer")
1997 The Larry Sanders Show Himself Single episode
1998 Space Ghost Coast to Coast Himself Single episode
1998 1998 MTV Video Music Awards Host Television special
1999 Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ Director and executive producer
1999 WWF Raw Is War Himself Special guest host
2000 Freaks and Geeks Secret Service Agent Single episode
2001 Undeclared Rex Single episode
2002 Template:Sortname Garth Motherloving Voice only; single episode ("Sweets and Sour Marge")
2002–03 Liberty's Kids Thomas Jefferson Voice only; two episodes ("The First Fourth of July" – season 1, episode 13; "Conflict in the South" – season 1, episode 33)
2002 Prehistoric Planet Narrator First season
2002 Template:Sortname Jerry Single episode
2002 Hooves of Fire (US redub) Robbie Voice only
2002 Legend of the Lost Tribe (US redub) Robbie Voice only
2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself Three episodes
2004–06, 2013 Arrested Development Tony Wonder Four episodes
2005 Extras Himself Single episode
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
2007 Family Guy Himself Voice only; "No Meals on Wheels"
2007 Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary Himself Documentary
2008 Sesame Street Himself Single episode
2010 Phineas and Ferb Khaka Peu Peu "The Beak"
2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Himself Single episode
2010 Template:Sortname Himself Exaggerated version of himself, cameo (uncredited)
2011 Onion News Network Himself Single episode
2011 Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Himself Single episode
2012 Eagleheart Silly Sammy Guest star; single episode ("Silly Sammy")

Music videos

Year Title Artist Role
1999 "All Star" Smash Mouth Mr. Furious
2000 "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" Limp Bizkit Himself
2000 "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water" Limp Bizkit Himself
2001 "Bad Boy for Life" Sean Combs P. Diddy's Neighbor
2002 "Tribute" Tenacious D Himself
2004 "Taylor" Jack Johnson Himself
2006 Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! Beastie Boys Himself
2007 "Closer" Travis Supermarket Manager

Web series

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Burning Love Joe Rutherford Also executive co-producer




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