Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller is an American actor, comedian who has been responsible for more than 50 films, including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, There's Something About Mary, the Meet the Parents trilogy,DodgeBall, Tropic Thunder, Madagascar series, and the Night at the Museum. Additionally, his films have earned more than $2.6 billion in Canada and the United States, an average of $79 million. During his activeness, he has received multiple awards and honors, including an Emmy Award, multiple MTV Movie Awards and a Teen Choice Award.
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, who had guided him towards acting carreer since he was very small. Before his start in Hollywood, Ben studied years in the theater.
Stillerdated several actresses during his early television and film career, but eventually got married with collegue Christine Taylor. The couple have two children, a daughter, Ella Olivia, born April 9, 2002, and a son, Quinlin Dempsey, born July 10, 2005, who was a voice actor at age 3 in Madagascar: Escape 2.