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Ben Stiller stars in "Tower Heist," directed by Brett Ratner, alongside an ensemble cast that includes Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Judd Hirsch and Téa Leoni, as Josh Kovacs. 

Stiller next stars in 20th Century Fox's "Neighborhood Watch," opposite Vince Vaughn. The film revolves around a group of men who uncover a plot to destroy the world and is set for release in summer 2012.

Ben Stiller is an actor, writer, director and producer who recently starred in "Little Fockers" as Greg Focker, reprising his role from the original movie "Meet the Parents" and its sequel "Meet the Fockers."

Stiller received rave reviews for his lead role in Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg," for which he earned a 2011 Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead. He recently starred in the Broadway revival of John Guare's award-winning play "The House of Blue Leaves," alongside Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Stiller made his Broadway debut in the 1986 production of the play.

Through his production company, Red Hour Films, Stiller co-wrote, directed and starred in the hit comedy "Tropic Thunder," opposite Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black and Tom Cruise. For his performance as Kirk Lazarus, Downey earned an Academy Award nomination as well as a Golden Globe Award, and for his performance as Les Grossman, Cruise received a Golden Globe nomination. "Tropic Thunder" was named by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 25 Greatest Comedies in the Past 25 Years, and won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Comedy and the Hollywood Film Award for Comedy of the Year.

Stiller's other features as a director include "Reality Bites," in which he starred opposite Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke; "The Cable Guy," starring Jim Carrey; and "Zoolander," which he co-wrote and in which he played the title role. Stiller executive produced such television pilots as "The Station" and "Heat Vision and Jack." Stiller also directed "Heat Vision and Jack," which starred Jack Black and the voice of Owen Wilson.

Stiller won an Emmy Award as one of the writers of "The Ben Stiller Show," which he also directed and which starred Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk. Stiller received an Emmy nomination for his guest-starring appearance on HBO's "Extras."

Stiller's theater credits as an actor include the off-Broadway world premiere staging of Neil LaBute's "This Is How It Goes," starring opposite Jeffrey Wright and Amanda Peet and directed by George C. Wolfe, and the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves" (1987), in which Stiller will again star, opposite Edie Falco, next spring.

His many films as an actor include "Permanent Midnight," in which he portrayed writer Jerry Stahl; Neil LaBute's "Your Friends & Neighbors"; David O. Russell's "Flirting With Disaster"; Steven Spielberg's "Empire of the Sun"; Peter and Bobby Farrelly's "There's Something About Mary"; Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums"; "Night at the Museum" and "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"; "Madagascar" and "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa"; and Red Hour Films' "Starsky & Hutch" and "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story."

Red Hour's other productions include the hit comedy "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder; Gregory and Jeff Sherman's acclaimed documentary feature "The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story"; David Frankel's "The Big Year," with an all-star cast including Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson; and Ruben Fleischer's "30 Minutes or Less," starring Danny McBride, Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari. Red Hour also executive produced "Submarine," which premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and was acquired by The Weinstein Company.

For many years, Stiller has been involved with and supported numerous charities and foundations, including Project A.L.S., Artists for Peace and Justice, the Center for Environmental Education, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Oxfam, the Red Cross and the Starlight Children's Foundation, among others.

Following his first visit to Haiti with Save the Children in 2009, Stiller has been committed to raising money for schools in the country through his StillerStrong campaign and, more recently, with The Stiller Foundation. In 2010, Time magazine recognized Stiller for his philanthropic work by naming him as one of the Time 100, a list of the most infl uential people in the world.


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Age: 50 years old
Birthday: November 30, 1965
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Benjamin Edward Stiller
Birthplace: New York, NY
Wife: Christine Taylor (5/13/2000, 2 children)

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