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Jerry Stiller

Actor/comedian

Born - 8 June 1927, New York City, USA
Died - 11 May 2020

Short, whippy, jolly-looking, large-eared American comedian and actor (the father of Ben Stiller), whose comedy partnership with wife Anne Meara (died 2015) made much of their contrasting ethnic (Brooklyn Jewish and Brooklyn Irish) backgrounds. Born Gerald Stiller and a frequent TV visitor (from the mid 1950s) to such programmes as Seinfeld and The Ed Sullivan Show, he also popped up later in a number of film comedies, often those featuring his filmstar son: Lovers and Other Strangers (1970), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), The Ritz (1976), Nasty Habits (1977), Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980), The Other Woman (1983), Seize the Day (1986), Nadine (1987), Hot Pursuit (1987), Hairspray (1988), That's Adequate (1989), Little Vegas (1990), Highway to Hell (1991), The Pickle (1993), Heavyweights (1995), The Deli (1997), A Fish in the Bathtub (1998), The Surburbans (1999), Chump Change (2000), Zoolander (2001), Serving Sara (2002), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The Heartbreak Kid (2007), Swinging With the Finkels (2011), Excuse Me for Living (2012), Cousins (2013), a voice in Planes: Fire and Rescue (2014), Zoolander 2 (2016), and more. He died 'from natural causes'.