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Jerry Stiller

Mostly Credited As: Jerry Stiller
Sometimes Credited As: Stiller & Meara
Stiller and Meara

Birth Name: Gerald Isaac Stiller
Date Of Birth: June 08, 1927 (Age 87)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 4" (1.62 m)

Jerry Stiller


Born in New York, Jerry attended the University of Syracuse for acting. He joined an improv group where he met his wife Anne Meara. They got married in 1954. Jerry and his wife Anne were comedians in the 1960's and appeared on the Ed Sulivan Show 36 times. Many years later he was cast to play the part of Frank Costanza on Seinfeld. Later he was cast to play Arthur Spooner on the show The King of Queens. He often makes guest appearences in his son Jerry Stiller's movies.

Movie Credits


Disney's Teacher's Pet (2004)
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Serving Sara (2002)
On the Line (2001)
Secret of the Andes (2001)
Zoolander (2001)
The Independent (2001)
Chump Change (2000)
My Five Wives (2000)
A Fish in the Bathtub (1999)
The Suburbans (1999)
A Rat's Tale (1998)
Camp Stories (1997)
Stag (1997) Subway Stories (1997)
The Deli (1997)
Sweet 15 (1996)
Heavyweights (1995)
The Pickle (1993)
Highway to Hell (1992)
Little Vegas (1990)
The Hollow Boy (1989)
Hairspray (1988)
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Nadine (1987)
Seize the Day (1986)
In Our Hands (1983)
The Ritz (1976)
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
A Memory of Two Mondays (1970)
Bombshell

TV Appearances

Main cast 
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014)As: Murray Weiner -- [Voice]
Teacher's Pet (2000)As: Pretty Boy -- [Voice]
The King of Queens (1998)As: Arthur Spooner
Tattinger's (1988)As: Sid Wilbur
Joe and Sons (1975)As: Gus Duzik
Episode Cast Credits 

Celebrity Ghost Stories (2009) 
  Jerry Stiller, Mindy McCready, Nick Hogan, Lourdes Benedicto 03x03: (Jul/09/2011) As Himself 

The Good Wife (2009) 
  Silver Bullet 02x15: (Feb/22/2011) As Judge Felix Afterman 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  President Barack Obama (2) 15x137: (Oct/28/2010) As Himself 

Mercy (2009) 
  The Last Thing I Said Was 01x06: (Nov/04/2009) As Joe Thalberg, [Special Guest Stars]

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Jerry Stiller, Paolo Nutini 06x111: (Oct/02/2007) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Jerry Stiller, guest co-host Valerie Bertinelli 10x144: (Apr/09/2007) As Himself 
  Season 6, Episode 111 06x111: (Feb/03/2003) As Himself 
  Season 5, Episode 95 05x95: (May/13/2002) As Himself 

#1 Single (2006) 
  Welcome to New York 01x02: (Jan/29/2006) As Himself 

Disney's Hercules (1998) 
  Hercules and the Prometheus Affair 02x05: (Oct/10/1998) Voiced  The Eagle 

Seinfeld (1989) 
  The Finale (2) 09x24: (May/14/1998) As Frank Costanza 
  The Finale (1) 09x23: (May/14/1998) As Frank Costanza 
  The Strike 09x10: (Dec/18/1997) As Frank Costanza 
  The Merv Griffin Show 09x06: (Nov/06/1997) As Frank Costanza 

Law & Order (1990) 
  Deadbeat 07x07: (Nov/13/1996) As Sam Pokras 
  The Fertile Fields 02x19: (Apr/07/1992) As Michael Tobis 

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) 
  In Search of Crimes Past 03x17: (Apr/14/1995) As McGonnigal 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Rhyme and Punishment 08x09: (Dec/16/1993) As Nat Pincus 

Monsters (1988) 
  One Wolf's Family 02x17: (Feb/11/1990) As Victor Lupasian, [Starring Roles]

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  When the Fat Lady Sings 06x08: (Nov/19/1989) As Lt. Sidney Bimbaum 

Screen Two (1985) 
  The McGuffin 02x01: (Jan/12/1986) As Marty 

Tales from the Darkside (1983) 
  The Devil's Advocate 02x07: (Nov/10/1985) As Mandrake, [Starring Roles]

The Equalizer (1985) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/18/1985) As Brahms 

Alice (1976) (1976) 
  Do You Take . . . ? 07x02: (Oct/13/1982) As Gordy 

Archie Bunker's Place (1979) 
  Relapse 03x21: (Mar/14/1982) As Carmine 
  Veronica's Ex 01x23: (Mar/09/1980) As Carmine 

Simon & Simon (1981) 
  Uncivil Servant 01x09: (Jan/27/1982) As Harold Traxler 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  Love, Honor, and Obey/Gladys and Agnes/Radioactive Isaac 05x12: (Nov/28/1981) As unknown 
  Super Mom/I'll See You Again/April's Return 02x26: (May/05/1979) As Bud Harrihan 

Hart to Hart (1979) 
  Murder Takes A Bow 02x19: (May/19/1981) As Myron Finkle 

Time Express (1979) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Apr/26/1979) As Edward Chernoff 

Rhoda (1974) 
  A Touch of Classy 03x12: (Dec/20/1976) As Lloyd Zimmer 

The Flip Wilson Show (1970) 
  Tim Conway, Stiller & Meara, Aretha Franklin 04x11: (Dec/13/1973) As Himself 
  Stiller & Meara, Bill Russell, Paul McCartney & Wings (video) 03x05: (Oct/12/1972) As Himself 
  Roy Clark, Barbara McNair, Stiller & Meara 02x22: (Feb/17/1972) As Himself 

The Carol Burnett Show (1967) (1967) 
  with Peggy Lee, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara 06x08: (Nov/01/1972) As Himself 

The Paul Lynde Show (1972) 
  To Wed or Not to Wed 01x08: (Nov/01/1972) As Barney 
  The Landlord 01x03: (Sep/27/1972) As Barney Dickerson 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  Albert Brooks, Connie Stevens 24x19: (Jan/31/1971) As Himself 
  Tommy James and the Shondells 23x36: (Jun/14/1970) As Himself 
  Richie Havens, Lesley Gore 23x30: (Apr/26/1970) As Himself 
  The Ike & Tina Turner Revue, Flip Wilson 23x16: (Jan/11/1970) As Himself 

Kraft Music Hall (1958) 
  Don Ho / Bobby Goldsboro / Stiller & Meara 11x38: (Aug/20/1969) As Himself 

Hullabaloo (1965) 
  Show #8 Host: Trini Lopez 01x08: (Mar/02/1965) As Himself 

Studio One (1948) 
  The Furlough 09x34: (Jun/03/1957) As Sgt. Joe Capriotti 
Trivia

Father of Ben Stiller and Amy Stiller.

Father-in-law of actress Christine Taylor (wife of son Ben Stiller).

Awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor (October, 1999)

Was named as "King of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 2000

Attended Syracuse University

Has worked with his son, 'Ben stiller' , on eleven movies

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