Ben Stiller filmography

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Stiller filming Tower Heist, 2010

Ben Stiller is an American actor, comedian, director, producer and screenwriter. The following is his complete filmography. He has mostly appeared in comedy films. Stiller is an Emmy Award winner for his directed, produced and written television show The Ben Stiller Show.

Film[edit]

Year Title Functioned as Notes Ref(s)
Actor Director Producer Writer Role
1987 Hot Pursuit Yes No No No Chris Honeywell
Empire of the Sun Yes No No No Dainty
Shoeshine Yes No No No Investment banker
1988 Fresh Horses Yes No No No Tipton
1989 That's Adequate Yes No No No Chip Lane
Next of Kin Yes No No No Lawrence Isabella
Elvis Stories Yes Yes No Yes Bruce Short film
1990 Stella Yes No No No Jim Uptegrove
Working Tra$h Yes No No No Freddy Novak
1991 Highway to Hell Yes No No No Pluto's Cook / Attila The Hun
1992 The Nutt House Yes No No No Pie Thrower
1994 Reality Bites Yes Yes No No Michael Grates
1995 Heavyweights Yes No No No Tony Perkis / Tony Perkis Sr.
1996 Happy Gilmore Uncredited No No No Hal L. [1]
If Lucy Fell Yes No No No Bwick Elias
Flirting with Disaster Yes No No No Mel Coplin
The Cable Guy Yes Yes No Uncredited Sam Sweet / Stan Sweet
1998 Zero Effect Yes No No No Steve Arlo
There's Something About Mary Yes No No No Ted Stroehmann
Your Friends & Neighbors Yes No No No Jerry
Permanent Midnight Yes No No No Jerry Stahl
1999 The Suburbans Yes No No No Jay Rose
Mystery Men Yes No No No Mr. Furious / Roy
Black and White Yes No No No Mark Clear
2000 The Independent Yes No No No Cop Cameo
Keeping the Faith Yes No No No Rabbi Jake Schram
Meet the Parents Yes No No No Gaylord "Greg" Focker
2001 Zoolander Yes Yes Yes Yes Derek Zoolander
The Royal Tenenbaums Yes No No No Chas Tenenbaum
2002 Orange County Yes No No No The Firefighter Cameo
Run Ronnie Run Yes No No No Himself Cameo
2003 Crooked Lines No No Yes No N/A Executive producer
Duplex Yes No Yes No Alex Rose
Nobody Knows Anything! Yes No No No Peach Expert Cameo
Pauly Shore Is Dead Yes No No No Himself Cameo
2004 Along Came Polly Yes No No No Reuben Feffer
Starsky & Hutch Yes No Yes No David Starsky Executive producer
Envy Yes No No No Tim Dingman
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story Yes No Yes No White Goodman
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Yes No No No Arturo Mendes Cameo
Meet the Fockers Yes No No No Gaylord "Greg" Focker
2005 Madagascar Yes No No No Alex the Lion Voice role
2006 Danny Roane: First Time Director Yes No No No Himself Cameo
School for Scoundrels Yes No No No Lonnie
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Yes No Yes No The Guitar Center Store SalesGuy Cameo; executive producer
Night at the Museum Yes No No No Lawrence "Larry" Daley
Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! Yes No No No Himself Concert film
2007 Blades of Glory No No Yes No N/A
The Heartbreak Kid Yes No No No Edward "Eddie" Cantrow
Elmo's Christmas Countdown Yes No No No Stiller the Elf Voice role
2008 The Ruins No No Yes No N/A Executive producer
Tropic Thunder Yes Yes Yes Yes Tugg Speedman
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Yes No No No Alex Voice role
2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story Yes No Yes No Himself Documentary film; executive producer
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Yes No No No Lawrence "Larry" Daley
The Marc Pease Experience Yes No No No Jon Gribble
2010 Greenberg Yes No No No Roger Greenberg
Submarine Yes No Yes No Soap Opera Star Cameo; executive producer
Megamind Yes No Yes No Bernard Voice role; executive producer
Little Fockers Yes No No No Gaylord "Greg" Focker
2011 30 Minutes or Less No No Yes No N/A
The Big Year No No Yes No N/A Executive producer
Tower Heist Yes No No No Josh Kovaks
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Yes No No No Alex Voice role
The Watch Yes No No No Evan Trautwig
2013 He's Way More Famous Than You Yes No No No Himself
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Yes Yes Yes No Walter Mitty
2014 While We're Young Yes No No No Josh Schrebnick
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Yes No No No Lawrence "Larry" Daley / Laaa [2]
2016 Zoolander 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Derek Zoolander
Don't Think Twice Yes No No No Himself
Why Him No No Yes No N/A
2017 The Polka King No No Yes No N/A Executive producer
Brad's Status Yes No No No Brad Sloan
The Meyerowitz Stories Yes No No No Matthew Meyerowitz
2018 Alex Strangelove No No Yes No N/A
The Package No No Yes No N/A
2019 Greed Yes No No No Himself Cameo
Plus One No No Yes No N/A Executive producer
2020 Dinner in America No No Yes No N/A
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics Yes No Yes No Himself Documentary film
Hubie Halloween Yes No No No Hal L.
Friendsgiving No No Yes No N/A
2021 Locked Down Yes No No No Jack
TBA QueenpinsFilms that have not yet been released No No Yes No N/A Post-production; executive producer
Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes productions that have not yet been released

Television[edit]

Year Title Functioned as Notes Ref(s)
Actor Director Producer Role
1986 Kate & Allie Yes No No Peter Episode: "Too Late the Rebel"
1987 Miami Vice Yes No No Fast Eddie Felcher Episode: "Amen... Send Money"
American Playhouse Yes No No Ronnie Shaughnessy Episode: "The House of Blue Leaves"
1989 Saturday Night Live Yes No No Various 4 episodes; also writer
1990 The Ben Stiller Show Yes Yes Yes Himself Also writer
Working Trash Yes No No Freddy Novak Television film
1992–1993 The Ben Stiller Show Yes Yes Yes Himself Also writer
1993 Frasier Yes No No Barry Episode: "Miracle on Third or Fourth Street"
1995 Duckman Yes No No Harry Medfly Voice role; episode: "Clip Job"
2 Stupid Dogs Yes No No Tony Robbins-style character Voice role
1996 NewsRadio Yes No No Vic Episode: "The Trainer"
1997 Friends Yes No No Tommy Episode: "The One with the Screamer"
The Larry Sanders Show Yes No No Himself Episode: "Make a Wish"
1998 Space Ghost Coast to Coast Yes No No Himself Episode: "Rio Ghosto"
Saturday Night Live Yes No No Himself (host) Episode: "Ben Stiller/Alanis Morissette"
1998 MTV Video Music Awards Yes No No Host Television special
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Yes No No Himself Voice; episode: "Ticket"
1999 Heat Vision and Jack Yes Yes Yes Strip Club DJ Executive producer
WWF Raw Is War Yes No No Himself Special guest host
Freaks and Geeks Yes No No Secret Service Agent Episode: "The Little Things"
2000 Sesame Street Yes No No Himself Episode #31.1
2001 Undeclared Yes No No Rex Episode: "Eric's POV"
2002 The Simpsons Yes No No Garth Motherloving Voice role; episode: "Sweets and Sour Marge"
Prehistoric Planet Yes No No Narrator Season 1
The King of Queens Yes No No Jerry Episode: "Shrink Wrap"
Hooves of Fire Yes No No Robbie Voice role (U.S. redub)
Legend of the Lost Tribe Yes No No Robbie Voice role (U.S. redub)
2002–2003 Liberty's Kids Yes No No Thomas Jefferson Voice role; episodes: "The First Fourth of July", "Conflict in the South"
2004 King of the Hill Yes No No Rich Episode: "That's What She Said"
Curb Your Enthusiasm Yes No No Himself 3 episodes
2004–2006,
2013, 2018–2019
Arrested Development Yes No No Tony Wonder 8 episodes
2005 Extras Yes No No Himself Episode: "Ben Stiller"
2007 Family Guy Yes No No Himself Voice role; episode: "No Meals on Wheels"
Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary Yes No No Himself Documentary
2009 Merry Madagascar Yes No No Alex
2010 Phineas and Ferb Yes No No Khaka Peu Peu Episode: "The Beak"
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Yes No No Himself Episode: "Man Milk"
The Trip Uncredited No No Himself Cameo
2011 Onion News Network Yes No No Himself 1 episode
Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Yes No No Himself Episode: "Ben Stiller"
Saturday Night Live Yes No No Himself (host) Episode: "Ben Stiller/Foster the People"
2012 Eagleheart Yes No No Silly Sammy Episode: "Silly Sammy"
2013 Madly Madagascar Yes No No Alex Voice role; television special
The Birthday Boys Yes No Yes Roger / Mr. Turner Episode: "Rock and Roll"; executive producer
2014 Running Wild with Bear Grylls Yes No No Himself Episode 1.2
2014–2016 The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail No No Yes N/A
2015 Workaholics Yes No No Del Jacobson Episode: "Front Yard Wrestling"
Another Period Yes No Yes Charles Ponzi Episode: "Lillian's Birthday"; executive producer
Big Time in Hollywood, FL Yes No Yes Jimmy Staats Episode: "Severance"; executive producer
2016 Zoolander: Super Model Yes No Yes Derek Zoolander Voice role; executive producer
Maya & Marty Yes No No Dr. Reginald Stone Episode: "John Cena, Nick Jonas, Eva Longoria and Ben Stiller"
Haters Back Off Yes No No Bob Hamburg's nephew Episode: "Netwerking at the Nursing Home"
2018 Escape at Dannemora No Yes Yes N/A
2018–2019 Saturday Night Live Yes No No Michael Cohen Cameo role; 6 episodes
2019–present In The Dark No No Yes N/A
2020 Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine Yes No No 8008s Television special
2020–present La Flamme No No Yes N/A French adaptation of Burning Love [3]
TBA Severance No Yes Yes N/A [4]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Lawrence "Larry" Daley Voice role

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Album Role Ref(s)
1999 "All Star" Smash Mouth Astro Lounge Song was Featured in Mystery Men in which Stiller appeared
2000 "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water Himself
2001 "Bad Boy for Life" Sean Combs The Saga Continues... P. Diddy's Neighbor
2002 "Tribute" Tenacious D Tenacious D Himself
2004 "Taylor" Jack Johnson On and On Himself
2007 "Closer" Travis The Boy with No Name Supermarket Manager

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2010–11 Stiller & Meara Himself Director, producer
2012 Burning Love Joe Rutherford Also executive co-producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Happy Gilmore (1996) - IMDb, retrieved 2019-06-09
  2. ^ Chitwood, Adam (February 7, 2013). "Shawn Levy Returns to Direct NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM 3 for December 25, 2014 Release; THE MAZE RUNNER Set to Open February 14, 2014". Collider. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  3. ^ Gazzano, Christophe (October 12, 2020). ""La flamme" : La nouvelle création originale de Canal+ avec Jonathan Cohen débarque dès ce soir". OZap. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  4. ^ White, Peter (November 8, 2019). "Apple Signs 'Severance', Workplace Thriller Series From Adam Scott & Ben Stiller". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 2, 2020.

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