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Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller
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Birth Date

June 8, 1927


May 11, 2020


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 5 in | 165 cm


67 kg | 148 lbs

Shoe size

7 US | 40 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Gerald Isaac Stiller was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on June 8, 1927, was an American actor.

Young Jerry Stiller first started performing in school theater productions.

He made his big screen debut in romantic comedy film Lovers and Other Strangers (1970) in uncredited role as Jim.

He got his television debut in CBS anthology drama series Studio One in Hollywood (1956-1957) in role as Sergeant Joe Capriotti / Hugh.

Jerry's breakthrough performance came as part of comedy duo "Stiller and Meara".

He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "The Golden Apple" (1954) in role as Mayor Juniper, at Alvin Theatre.

Jerry Stiller Height and Weight

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Best Movies

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Mr. Pinky in musical romantic comedy film Hairspray (2007).

The Ritz (1976) comedy farce as Carmine Vespucci

Hot Pursuit (1987) action comedy as Victor Honeywell

The Pickle (1993) comedy drama as Phil Hirsch

Heavyweights (1995) black comedy as Harvey Bushkin

A Fish in the Bathtub (1999) comedy as Sam Kaplan

The Independent (2000) mockumentary comedy as Monty Fineman

My 5 Wives (2000) comedy as Don Giovani

He voiced Pretty Boy in animated musical comedy film Teacher's Pet (2004).

He voiced Uncle Max in animated musical comedy movie The Lion King 1½ (2004).

The Heartbreak Kid (2007) black comedy as Doc

Swinging with the Finkels (2011) comedy as Mr. Winters

He voiced General X in animated adventure comedy film Foodfight! (2012).

He voiced Harvey in animated comedy adventure movie Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014).

Zoolander 2 (2016) action comedy as Maury Ballstein

He voiced Maury Ballstein in animated superhero comedy film Zoolander: Super Model (2016).

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series and the OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series also won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series for his role as Frank Costanza in NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1993-1998).

Joe and Sons (1975-1976) CBS sitcom as Gus Duzik

Tattingers (1998-1999) NBC comedy drama series as Sid Wilbur

The King of Queens (1998-2007) CBS sitcom as Arthur Spooner

He voiced Pretty Boy in Disney's animated television series Teacher's Pet (2000-2002).

He voiced Principal Stickler in Disney's animated television series Fish Hooks (2010-2011).

He voiced Murray Weiner in NBC animated musical television special How Murray Saved Christmas (2014).


Attended Seward Park High School.

Graduated from Syracuse University (1950), with a bachelor's degree in Speech and Drama.

Studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village.

He served in U.S. Army during World War II.

He was oldest of four children.

Had Jewish ancestry.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in 2007.

Featured in a series of Nike television commercials in 1990s.

He was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for "Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara" (2001).

He played Charlie in a play "Three Men on a Horse" (1993), at Lyceum Theatre.

Jerry died on May 11, 2020, Upper West Side, New York, United States, at the age of 92.


He was married to Anne Meara (1954-2015), they had a daughter, Amy Stiller and a son, Ben Stiller.