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Anne Meara

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

Birth Name: Anne Meara
Date Of Birth: September 20, 1929 (Age 85)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Anne Meara


Although she was born and raised as an Irish Catholic, she converted to Judaism after marrying Jerry Stiller. With her husband, she was a member of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara" who had success for many years. She is the mother of actors Ben Stiller and Amy Stiller. Her daughter in law is actress Christine Taylor, who is married to her son Ben.

She Won an Obie Award in 1955 for the off-Broadway production Mädchen in Uniform. She received a Tony Award nomination in 1993. She was named "Queen of Brooklyn" at the 2000 Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival. (Jerry was named King of Brooklyn at that time)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)As: Veronica Rooney (S01-S03)
Kate McShane (1975)As: Kate McShane
The Corner Bar (1972)As: Mae (S02)
The Greatest Gift (1954)As: Harriet
Episode Cast Credits 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Dreams Deferred 14x09: (Dec/05/2012) As Irene Kerns 
  Scavenger 06x04: (Oct/19/2004) As Ida Becker, [Special Guest Stars]

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

Gravity (2010) 
  Old People Creep Me Out 01x04: (May/14/2010) As Mrs. Talbot 

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

The King of Queens (1998) 
  China Syndrome Part 2 09x13: (May/14/2007) As Veronica Olchin 
  China Syndrome Part 1 09x12: (May/14/2007) As Veronica Olchin 
  Buy Curious 07x22: (May/18/2005) As Veronica 
  Domestic Disturbance 07x10: (Jan/19/2005) As Veronica 

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

Sex and the City (1998) 
  An American Girl in Paris (Part Deux) 06x20: (Feb/22/2004) As Mary Brady 
  The Ick Factor 06x14: (Jan/11/2004) As Mary Brady 
  One 06x12: (Sep/14/2003) As Mary Brady 
  Unoriginal Sin 05x02: (Jul/28/2002) As Mary Brady 

The View (1997) 
  Season 6, Episode 111 06x111: (Feb/03/2003) As Herself 

Oz (1997) 
  Wheel of Fortune 05x05: (Feb/03/2002) As Aunt Brenda 
  Legs 03x03: (Jul/28/1999) As Aunt Brenda 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Star-Spangled Banter 04x08: (Nov/15/2001) As Mrs. Friedman 

Ed (2000) 
  The Test 01x18: (Apr/04/2001) As Barbara Gennacarro 

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) 
  Hostage (2) 05x02: (Sep/27/1996) As Donna DiGrazi 

Murphy Brown (1988) 
  Bye Bye Bernecky 07x10: (Nov/21/1994) As Reena "Ma" Bernecky 

In the Heat of the Night (1988) 
  Poor Relations 07x21: (Mar/30/1994) As Roda 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Murder in White 10x10: (Dec/19/1993) As Mae Shaughnessy 
  Who Threw the Barbitals in Mrs. Fletcher's Chowder? 04x12: (Jan/03/1988) As Winnie Banner 

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

ALF (1986) 
  Break Up to Make Up 04x10: (Nov/20/1989) As Dorothy Halligan 
  We Are Family 02x25: (May/02/1988) As Dorothy Halligan 
  Something's Wrong With Me 02x08: (Nov/09/1987) As Dorothy Halligan 
  The Gambler 01x23: (Apr/06/1987) As Dorothy Halligan 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Charlton Heston/Wynton Marsalis 12x15: (Mar/28/1987) As Herself 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  The Professor Has Class/When The Magic Disappears/We The Jury 06x26: (Apr/02/1983) As unknown 
  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 Margaret Harrihan 

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

The Sonny & Cher Show (1976) 
  Show 31 02x20: (Feb/25/1977) As Herself 

Donny and Marie (1976) 
  GUESTS: ANNE MEARA, FRED TRAVALENA, BERT CONVY 02x18: (Feb/18/1977) As Herself 
  GUESTS: ANNE MEARA, MILTON BERLE, NIPSEY RUSSELL, PAUL LYNDE 01x08: (Mar/19/1976) As Herself 

Rhoda (1974) 
  Man of the Year 03x10: (Nov/29/1976) As Sally Gallagher 
  Rhoda Questions Her Life and Flies to Paris 03x08: (Nov/08/1976) As Sally Gallagher 
  I Won't Dance 03x04: (Oct/11/1976) As Sally Gallagher 

Tony Orlando and Dawn (1974) 
  Season 2, Episode 22 02x22: (Mar/03/1976) As Herself 
  Season 2, Episode 3 02x03: (Sep/24/1975) As Herself 
  Season 1, Episode 13 01x13: (Feb/05/1975) As Herself 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) 
  750617 13x31: (Jun/17/1975) As Herself 
  720420 10x30: (Apr/20/1972) As Herself 
  700213 08x04: (Feb/13/1970) As Herself 

Temperatures Rising (1972) 
  Three Faces of Edwina 02x17: (Jul/08/1974) As Harriet 

Medical Center (US) (1969) 
  The Enemies 05x20: (Mar/04/1974) As Rose Miller 

Match Game (1973) 
  MG74-5 02x05: (Jan/24/1974) As Panelist 

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

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

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

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

Kraft Music Hall (1958) 
  Alan King - Things Ain't What They Used to Be 13x04: (Oct/07/1970) As Herself 
  Don Ho / Bobby Goldsboro / Stiller & Meara 11x38: (Aug/20/1969) As Herself 
  Kraft Presents Roy Rogers and Dale Evans 11x03: (Oct/02/1968) As Herself 

That's Life (1968) (1968) 
  Our First Fight 01x18: (Feb/04/1969) As Herself 

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

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) 
  Man on the Mountain 07x03: (Oct/17/1954) As guest star 
Crew Credits

Show Crew



Episode Crew


ALF (1986) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Break Up to Make Up 04x10 Nov/20/1989 As: Writer
Trivia

Anne is an actress & comedian and she has been married to actor, comedian Jerry Stiller since 14 September 1954 & they have had 2 children together, in actress Amy Stiller and actor, comedian, director, producer & writer Ben Stiller.

Anne was a part of a comedian act with her husband Jerry for many years calling themselves Stiller & Meara and they appeared together doing their routine 36 different times on “The Ed Sullivan Show”.

Beautiful actress Christine Taylor married Anne & Jerry's son Ben Stiller on 13 May 2000 and they have had 2 children together so far.

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