Knowledge Identifier: +Ben_Stiller
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1965.
Countries: United States (72%), (16%), United Kingdom (7%)
Linked to: University of California, Los Angeles, Entertainment Weekly, Tiscali, Democratic Party
In the late 1970s, he performed with the New York City troupe NYC's First All Children's Theater, playing several roles, including the title role in "Clever Jack and the Magic Beanstalk
Bob Odenkirk - In the 1980s and 1990s, Odenkirk worked as a writer for such television shows as "Saturday Night Live", "Get a Life", "The Ben Stiller Show", and "The Dennis Miller Show"
Stiller attended the The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine and graduated from the Calhoun School in New York in 1983
He was later cast in a role in the 1986 Broadway revival of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves", alongside John_Mahoney; the production would garner four Tony awards
George Saunders - The film rights to "CivilWarLand in Bad Decline" were purchased by Ben Stiller in the late 1990s, and the project remains in development by Stiller's company, Red Hour Productions
Janeane Garofalo - Garofalo married then-boyfriend Robert Cohen, a writer for "The Ben Stiller Show", in Las Vegas in 1991
Bob Odenkirk - Odenkirk's friendship with Ben Stiller, with whom he briefly shared an office at "SNL", would lead to him being hired for the cast of "The Ben Stiller Show" in 1992
Andy Dick - Dick started his TV comedy career as a cast member on the sketch comedy program "The Ben Stiller Show", which aired on the Fox Network from September 1992 to January 1993
Reality Bites - "'Reality Bites"' is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller
Brandon Soo Hoo - "'Brandon Soo Hoo"' is an American teen actor who had a role in the 2008 Ben Stiller film "Tropic Thunder"
Queen (band) - Since featuring in "Grosse Pointe Blank" in 1997, "Under Pressure" has appeared in a number of comedies, such as "40 Days and 40 Nights" in 2002 and Ben Stiller's 2007 film "The Heartbreak Kid"
In 1998, Stiller put aside his directing ambitions to star in the surprise hit with a long-lasting cult following, the Farrelly Brothers' "There's Something About Mary", alongside Cameron Diaz, which accelerated Stiller's acting career, remembered well for a classic scene where his character, Ted, "washes-the-pipes", or masturbates right before his first date with Mary
Jane Hamsher - Subsequently, Hamsher and Murphy co-produced two 1998 films, Brandon Boyce's screen adaptation "Apt Pupil", from the Stephen King "novella", directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, and David Schwimmer, and "Permanent Midnight", adapted by Jerry Stahl and David Veloz from Stahl's autobiographical novel and starring Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, and Elizabeth Hurley; and the 2001 thriller "From Hell", based on Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias' adaptation of the graphic novel "From Hell", by Alan Moore and
Kali Rocha - Rocha is best known to comedic audiences as the Atlantic American flight attendant who had a humorous fight with Ben Stiller's character at the airport in the 2000 hit comedy "Meet The Parents"
The film was produced by Danny DeVito, who later directed Stiller's 2003 film "Duplex" and produced the 2004 film "Along Came Polly"
Michele Lee - In 2004, she returned to feature films in the role of Ben Stiller's mother in "Along Came Polly"
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - The DVD features two humorous Easter Eggs, one where Dominic Monaghan plays a German interviewer with Elijah Wood via satellite and another where Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller attempt to convince Jackson to make a sequel, originally shown at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - In 2005, Ben Stiller was the host, timed to "Madagascar", released a month later
Dick Van Dyke - " Van Dyke returned to motion pictures in 2006 with "Curious George" as Mr. Bloomsberry and as villain Cecil Fredericks in the Ben Stiller film "Night at the Museum
In 2007, Stiller starred alongside Malin Åkerman in the romantic comedy "The Heartbreak Kid"
Malin Akerman - Åkerman signed up for a role opposite Ben Stiller in the comedy film "The Heartbreak Kid", directed by the Farrelly Brothers, in 2006
James Gunn (filmmaker) - In 2009, Gunn announced he was going to write and direct "Pets", a comedy about a man who is abducted by aliens who want to turn him into a household pet with Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld and Jeremy Kramer producing
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013 film) - In April 2011, it was announced that Ben Stiller had been cast in the lead role, though no director was attached
BermanBraun - As of 2012 BermanBraun had two films in development: "Rentaghost" starring Ben Stiller, and "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus", a romantic comedy based on the best-selling book series of the same title
Steven Conrad - His most recent work is the adaptation of the James Thurber short story for the 2013 film, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", directed by and starring Ben Stiller
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013 film) - "'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"' is a 2013 romantic adventure comedy-drama film directed by, produced by, and starring Ben Stiller
Penelope Cruz - Cruz's first film of 2016 was the American comedy "Zoolander 2", co-starring and directed by Ben Stiller
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013 film) - In 2016, "Rolling Stone" magazine asked readers to choose their top 10 Ben Stiller movies
Austin Abrams - In 2017, Abrams starred with Ben Stiller as Troy, his character's son, in the comedy drama "Brad's Status"
He was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR on July 2, 2018