"The Ben Stiller Show"Ben Stiller made a big TV splash in 1992 with "The Ben Stiller Show." The Emmy Award-winning sketch comedy show (which also featured Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo and Bob Odenkirk) ran for only 12 episodes, but was considered ahead of its time. It's now available on a two-disc DVD set, with an additional unaired episode.
"Cable Guy"Ben Stiller directed "The Cable Guy," a 1996 black comedy starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. The film also features Stiller, Leslie Mann, Jack Black, Owen Wilson and Kyle Gass.
The film is based on a TV-obsessed cable installer named Ernie "Chip" Douglas who is played by Carrey.
"Reality Bites"In 1994, Stiller had his first big-screen hit, as the star and director of the Gen-X comedy "Reality Bites," starring Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Janeane Garofalo.
"Meet the Parents"Prospective son-in-law Stiller made it through an interrogation with concerned father/spook Robert De Niro to not only survive the audition in "Meet the Parents," but also two sequels, "Meet the Fockers" and the upcoming "The Little Fockers."
"Zoolander"Ben Stiller also directed, co-wrote and starred as a clueless fashion model in 2001's "Zoolander" alongside fellow comedian Will Ferrell and Milla Jovovich.
Stiller had the chance to work the catwalk and strike a pose and appeared to be a natural.
"The Royal Tenenbaums"In Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums," an estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when one of their member announces he has a terminal illness.
The quirky film's stellar cast also includes Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anjelica Huston, among others.
"Along Came Polly"Stiller teamed up with Jennifer Aniston in another $90 million hit, the romantic comedy "Along Came Polly."
"Starsky and Hutch""Starsky and Hutch" was Stiller's $90 million hit of 2004.
Based on the 1970s police drama, "Starsky and Hutch" is about a seemingly mismatched team of San Francisco cops. Stiller and Owen Wilson played it for laughs.
"Dodgeball"Ben Stiller takes flight during the ultimate dodgeball competition in 20th Century Fox's "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story."
In the comedy, Stiller and Vince Vaughn enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their beloved local gym from becoming a corporate health fitness chain.
"Night at the Museum"Stiller played a security guard at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits refuse to stay, well, dead, in "Night at the Museum" (2006). Here he hides under a desk in fear as a dinosaur goes on the prowl.
Stiller was back in last year's sequel, "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian."
"The Heartbreak Kid"In "The Heartbreak Kid," Ben Stiller plays a newlywed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman, but while on their honeymoon, he soon sees her true colors and falls for another woman.
First filmed in 1972 (from a Bruce Jay Friedman short story and Neil Simon script), the update was directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly, and starred Malin Akerman and Michelle Monaghan.
"Tropic Thunder"In the action comedy "Tropic Thunder," a group of actors shooting a war movie is led by Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller), a pampered action superstar, Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr.), an over-the-top Australian-born method actor who has gone to extremes to get into character, and Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black), a gross-out comedy star.
At the OscarsBen Stiller (portraying Joaquin Phoenix) and actress Natalie Portman make the award presentation for achievement in cinematography during the 81st Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, in Los Angeles.
"Greenberg"Ben Stiller and Greta Gerwig and are shown during a scene from "Greenberg."
"Greenberg"'s Star and DirectorWriter and director Noah Baumbach, left, and actor Ben Stiller arrive at the premier of the feature film "Greenberg" in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 18, 2010.
Ben Stiller and His "Other Half"Actors Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller arrive at the premier of "Greenberg" in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 18, 2010.
Ben Stiller Takes on "Avatar"Ben Stiller presents the award for best achievement in makeup during the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, 2010, in Los Angeles.
Fruit Doesn't Fall Far From TreeBen Stiller's parents, comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, joke around as they are honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 9, 2007. Stiller and Meara are the fourth married couple to receive a joint star on the Walk of Fame, joining Sonny and Cher, television's Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, and radio's Fibber McGee and Molly (Jim and Marian Jordan).
In addition to appearing together for decades as a comic duo, Stiller has starred in the popular TV sitcoms, "Seinfeld" and "King of Queens," and Meara starred in HBO's "Sex and the City."