Birth Name: Ben Stiller
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Born on Nov. 30, 1965 in New York, NY, Stiller was raised in a show business family headed by his father, Jerry, and mother, Anne Meara, who performed as the comedy team Stiller and Meara in the 1960s and 1970s. Stiller made frequent appearances on set with his parents, including on "The Michael Douglas Show" (Syndicated, 1966-1981) when he was six. A budding filmmaker almost from the start, he began making Super-8 movies with his sister, Amy, and friends. When he was 10, Stiller made his official acting debut on "Kate McShane" (CBS, 1975-76), a short-lived courtroom drama that starred his mother as a gutsy, outspoken and unorthodox lawyer working in Los Angeles. After performing in children...
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