Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965)

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller is an American actor, comedian, producer, film director, and screenwriter.

He is the son of the comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.

After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries and was offered his own show, titled The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced and hosted for its 13-episode run.

Having previously acted in television, he began acting in films. He made his directorial debut with Reality Bites.

Stiller is a member of a group of comedic actors colloquially known as the Frat Pack.

His films have grossed more than $2.6 billion in Canada and the United States, with an average of $79 million per film.

Throughout his career, he has received various awards and honors, including an Emmy Award, multiple MTV Movie Awards, a Britannia Award and a Teen Choice Award.