Facts of Gerald Isaac Stiller
|Full Name:||Gerald Isaac Stiller|
|Age:||91 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||June 08, 1927|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York City, USA|
|Father's Name:||William Stiller|
|Mother's Name:||Bella Stiller|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Anne Meara|
|Education:||Seward Park High School, Syracuse University|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Net Worth:||$12.5 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Ashkenazi Jewish)|
|Hair Color:||Dyed blonde|
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Jerry Stiller is an American Actor, and Comedian. He is also involved in the writing sector. His acting in sitcoms Seinfeld and The King of Queens is very much recognized.
Jerry Stiller – Bio, Age (91 Years)
Jerry Stiller was born on June 8, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. The birth name of this actor is Gerald Isaac Stiller. His nationality is American and ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish. Jerry has three siblings and mother is Bella Stiller and father is William Stiller.
Jerry first went to the Seward Park High School for studies. Then after contributing in World War II, he earned got his bachelor’s degree (Speech and Drama) from Syracuse University. After that from 1953, Jerry has started his career and is still contributing to the entertainment industry. He is now 91 years old and has a great life both professional and family.
Jerry Stiller – Career, Movies, Net Worth ($12.5 M)
Jerry Stiller has started a career from 1953 through theater performances. When he met Anne Meara his future wife, in 1953 they together started a comedy team known as Stiller and Meara. This duo was a hit back in the 1960s and 70s. Jerry had motivated Anne for comedy. As per Anne,
“Jerry started us being a comedy team, He always thought I would be a great comedy partner.”
Jerry then was featured in many other projects. He has given outstanding performances in sitcoms like Seinfeld (1993-1998), and in The King of Queens (1998-2007).
The other TV and movies in which Jerry Stiller has contributed are Zoolander: Super Model, Cousins, Fish Hooks, Swinging with the Finkels, The Good Wife, Wonder Pets!, Sex and the City, Teacher’s Pet, On the Line, My 5 Wives, Chump Change, The Independent, Heavy Weights, In the Heat of the Night, The Pickle, American Playhouse, Little Vegas, That’s Adequate, Hairspray, The Hustler of Money, Screen Two, Tales from the Darkside, and The Love Boat, and more.
Jerry Stiller has also contributed in writing. He has written the foreword of Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us and a memoir known as Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara.
Jerry has continued his acting career till present. From all his works, he has earned decent earnings. Sources have calculated his net worth at around $12.5 million.
Jerry Stiller – Wife, Children
Jerry Stiller was married to an excellent woman known as Anne Miera. Their marriage has lasted for almost 61 years until the death of Anne. They first met in an agent’s office and from there they never left each other’s side. Jerry appreciate his wife and said,
“Anne is very forgiving. She doesn’t care about money, being rich, or clothes. We never argued about finances.”
Jerry and Anne exchanged vows on 14 Sep 1954 and shared two children. The first one is a daughter Amy Stiller (1961) and the second is a son Ben Stiller (1965).
Talking about Anne Miera, she is also an actress plus comedian born on Sep 20, 1929, in the USA. Her talents were highly appreciated through many awards and nominations. Anne has featured in many films, TV, and stages. After that, she shifted her interest to the playwright. But on May 23, 2015, Anne got severe multiple strokes and she passed away. Her death shocked her family and the public. Her family stated,
“Anne’s memory lives on in the hearts of daughter Amy, son Ben, her grandchildren, her extended family and friends, and the millions she entertained as an actress, writer and comedienne,”
Jerry’s son Ben Stiller is also a popular actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He has given some of the hit movies like There’s Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, and more. He has also contributed to the TV world. His show The Ben Stiller Show was a hit and has won Emmy Award for directing, producing and writing. Ben was in a married relationship with actress Christine Taylor from 2000 till 2017. They together have two children.
Jerry Stiller – Social Media
Jerry Stiller is a fantastic actor and a comedian. No doubt he gets lots of love and respect from the public. But this celebrity does not seem active in social sites. He is not on Instagram. However, Jerry has unofficial accounts on Facebook and Twitter with around 2.5k and 1.9 k followers.
There is also a Twitter account in the name of Stiller and Miera (https://twitter.com/stillerandmeara) which was started by Jerry and his wife Anne. It has around 32.8k followers.
Jerry Stiller – Body Stats and Health
Jerry Stiller’s height is 5 ft 4 inches and weight is unknown. He has dark blonde hair, blue eyes, and white skin complexion. The other stats such as shoe size, waist size, etc are not revealed.
Jerry so far has kept his health in a good condition. But on Jan 9, 2019, his health condition seems disturbed and had to hospitalized. After observation and evaluation, this comedian was released from the hospital. As per the sources,
“There are no signs of a stroke. He’s resting and they’re going to send him home in a couple days. He’s totally fine,”
Reference: Wikipedia, IMDb