Ben Stiller

actor, Comedian, director, writer
As you get older, you realize you need balance. If it’s not fun, what’s the point?

Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer.

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There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
  • There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
    • Reported in Inside Oscar 2 (2002) by Damien Bona
  • When I didn’t have a family, I was much more of a workaholic … I still like to work, but I also want to be home with them. As you get older, you realize you need balance. If it’s not fun, what’s the point?
    • As quoted in "Born Funny" by Margot Dougherty in Reader's Digest (September 2007)
  • We covered "Hey Jude." My father panicked, misunderstanding the lyrics and thinking our lead singer was belting out "Hey, Jew" to a roomful of Holocaust survivors.
    • As quoted in The Best Book of Useless Information Ever (2007) by Noel Botham, p. 19
  • We go way back. We went to the same school, John Quincy Adams Elementary in Sacramento. I was in 4th grade, he was in 1st. I was the big, tall, beefy, muscular kid, he was the much smaller, shorter bully magnet. I got wedgies and ate turkey and cheese. He got swirlies and ate PB&J. We're the best of friends and we've done 11 movies together. So, yeah, me and Owen Wilson are tight as can be.
    • Discussing his friendship with Owen Wilson in an interview with People Magazine (August 2013)

(Note: Stiller had forgotten the name of his elementary school at the time of the interview)

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