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.


As actor[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell
1987 Empire of the Sun Dainty
1987 Shoeshine
1988 Fresh Horses Tipton
1989 That's Adequate Chip Lane
1989 Next of Kin Lawrence Isabella
1989 Elvis Stories Bruce
1990 Stella Jim Uptegrove
1990 Working Tra$h Freddy Novak
1991 Highway to Hell Pluto's Cook/Attila The Hun
1992 The Nutt House Pie Thrower Cameo
1994 Reality Bites Michael Grates
1995 Heavyweights Tony Perkis/Tony Perkis Sr.
1996 Happy Gilmore Hal L. (The Evil Nursing Home Orderly Worker) Uncredited[3]
1996 If Lucy Fell Bwick Elias
1996 Flirting with Disaster Mel
1996 The Cable Guy Sam Sweet/Stan Sweet
1998 Zero Effect Steve Arlo
1998 There's Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann
1998 Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry
1998 Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl
1999 The Suburbans Jay Rose
1999 Mystery Men Mr. Furious
1999 Black and White Mark Clear
2000 The Independent Cop
2000 Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram
2000 Meet the Parents Gaylord "Greg" Focker
2001 Zoolander Derek Zoolander
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums Chas Tenenbaum
2002 Orange County The Firefighter Cameo
2002 Run Ronnie Run Himself
2003 Duplex Alex Rose
2003 Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert Cameo
2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself Cameo
2004 Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer
2004 Starsky & Hutch David Starsky
2004 Envy Tim Dingman
2004 DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story White Goodman
2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes Cameo
2004 Meet the Fockers Gaylord "Greg" Focker
2005 Sledge: The Untold Story Commander
2005 Madagascar Alex the Lion Voice role
2005 A Christmas Caper Voice role; uncredited
2006 Danny Roane: First Time Director Himself
2006 School for Scoundrels Lonnie
2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny The Guitar Center Store SalesGuy Cameo; also producer
2006 Night at the Museum Lawrence "Larry" Daley
2006 In Search of Ted Demme Himself
2006 Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! Himself
2007 The Heartbreak Kid Edward "Eddie" Cantrow
2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown Stiller the Elf (voice)
2008 Tropic Thunder Tugg Speedman
2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex Voice role
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Lawrence "Larry" Daley
2009 The Marc Pease Experience Jon Gribble
2010 Greenberg Roger Greenberg
2010 Submarine Soap Opera Star Cameo
2010 The Trip Himself Cameo; uncredited[citation needed]
2010 Megamind Bernard Cameo voice role
2010 Little Fockers Gaylord "Greg" Focker
2011 Tower Heist Josh Kovaks
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Alex Voice role
2012 The Watch Evan Trautwig
2013 He's Way More Famous Than You Himself
2013 Turbo Chet's boss Voice role; uncredited[citation needed]
2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Walter Mitty
2014 While We're Young Josh
2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb[1] Lawrence "Larry" Daley/Laaa
2016 Zoolander 2 Derek Zoolander
2016 Zoolander: Super Model[2]
2016 Don't Think Twice Himself
2017 The Meyerowitz Stories Matthew Meyerowitz
2017 Brad's Status Brad Sloan

As director[edit]

Year Title Director Producer Writer Notes
1989 Elvis Stories Yes No Yes Short film
1994 Reality Bites Yes No No Directorial debut
1996 The Cable Guy Yes No uncredited
2001 Zoolander Yes Yes Yes
2008 Tropic Thunder Yes Yes Yes
2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Yes Yes No
2016 Zoolander 2 Yes Yes Yes

As producer only[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
1986 Kate & Allie Peter Too Late the Rebel
1987 Miami Vice Fast Eddie Felcher Episode: "Amen... Send Money"
1987 American Playhouse Ronnie Shaughnessy Episode: "The House of Blue Leaves"
1989 Saturday Night Live Various/Writer 4 episodes
1990 The Ben Stiller Show Himself Director and writer
1990 Working Trash Freddy Novak Television film
1992–93 The Ben Stiller Show Himself Director, producer, and writer
1993 Frasier Barry Episode: "Miracle on Third or Fourth Street"
1995 Duckman Harry Medfly Voice role; episode: "Clip Job"
1995 2 Stupid Dogs Tony Robbins-style character Voice role
1996 NewsRadio Vic Episode: "The Trainer"
1997 Friends Tommy Episode: "The One with the Screamer"
1997 The Larry Sanders Show Himself Episode: "Make a Wish"
1998 Space Ghost Coast to Coast Himself Episode: "Rio Ghosto"
1998 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) Episode: "Ben Stiller/Alanis Morissette"
1998 1998 MTV Video Music Awards Host Television special
1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Himself (voice) Episode: "Ticket"
1999 Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ Director and executive producer
1999 WWF Raw Is War Himself Special guest host
1999 Freaks and Geeks Secret Service Agent Episode: "The Little Things"
2000 Sesame Street Himself Episode #31.1
2001 Undeclared Rex Episode: "Eric's POV"
2002 The Simpsons Garth Motherloving Voice role; episode: "Sweets and Sour Marge"
2002–03 Liberty's Kids Thomas Jefferson Voice role; episodes: "The First Fourth of July", "Conflict in the South"
2002 Prehistoric Planet Narrator Season 1
2002 The King of Queens Jerry Episode: "Shrink Wrap"
2002 Hooves of Fire Robbie Voice role (U.S. redub)
2002 Legend of the Lost Tribe Robbie Voice role (U.S. redub)
2004 King of the Hill Rich Episode: "That's What She Said"
2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself 3 episodes
2013, 2018–19
Arrested Development Tony Wonder 8 episodes
2005 Extras Himself Episode: "Ben Stiller"
2007 Family Guy Himself Voice role; episode: "No Meals on Wheels"
2007 Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary Himself Documentary
2009 Merry Madagascar Alex
2010 Phineas and Ferb Khaka Peu Peu Episode: "The Beak"
2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Himself Episode: "Man Milk"
2010 The Trip Himself Cameo; uncredited[citation needed]
2011 Onion News Network Himself 1 episode
2011 Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Himself Episode: "Ben Stiller"
2011 Saturday Night Live Himself Host; episode: "Ben Stiller/Foster the People"
2012 Eagleheart Silly Sammy Episode: "Silly Sammy"
2013 Madly Madagascar Alex Voice role; television special
2014 Running Wild with Bear Grylls Himself Episode 1.2
2014 The Birthday Boys Roger / Mr. Turner Episode: "Rock and Roll"
2015 Workaholics Del Jacobson Episode: "Front Yard Wrestling"
2015 Another Period Charles Ponzi Episode: "Lillian's Birthday"
2015 Big Time in Hollywood, FL Jimmy Staats Episode: "Severance"
2016 Zoolander: Super Model Derek Zoolander Voice role
2016 Maya & Marty Dr. Reginald Stone Episode: "John Cena, Nick Jonas, Eva Longoria and Ben Stiller"
2016 Haters Back Off Bob Hamburg's nephew Cameo role
2018–2019 Saturday Night Live Michael Cohen Cameo role; 6 episodes

As producer/director[edit]

Year Title Notes
2013 The Birthday Boys Executive producer
2014 Big Time in Hollywood, FL Executive producer
2018 Escape at Dannemora Director and executive producer

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Role
1999 "All Star" Smash Mouth Song was Featured in Mystery Men in which Stiller appeared
2000 "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" Limp Bizkit Himself
2000 "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water" Limp Bizkit Himself
2001 "Bad Boy for Life" Sean Combs P. Diddy's Neighbor
2002 "Tribute" Tenacious D Himself
2004 "Taylor" Jack Johnson Himself
2006 Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! Beastie Boys Himself
2007 "Closer" Travis Supermarket Manager

Web series[edit]

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


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ a b "Augenblick Studios". Retrieved 2017-10-29.


External links[edit]

  1. ^ Happy Gilmore (1996) - IMDb, retrieved 2019-06-09