The Life and Career of Ben Stiller: From Zoolander to Tower Heist
Benjamin Edward Stiller was born on November 30th, 1965 in New York City. He was exposed to the Hollywood lifestyle early on as the son of legendary comedy duo Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, and he often visited production sets and met various stars. Starting out in Broadway, Stiller was soon hired by Saturday Night Live as a writer and featured cast member in 1989. However, he decided to leave after only five episodes to produce short films, leading to MTV giving him his own experimental comedy series. Following this, he began making and starring in Hollywood films, often showcasing his outrageous sense of humor. Join WatchMojo.com as take a look at the career of Ben Stiller.