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Bear Grylls, Zac Efron rappel shirtless in 'Running Wild' clip

Bear Grylls, Zac Efron rappel shirtless in 'Running Wild' clip

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) --Bear Grylls and Zac Efron descend a cliff in the Catskill Mountains shirtless in a clip from the series premiere of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."
Annie Martin
'Running Wild with Bear Grylls' to feature Channing Tatum, Zac Efron on survival adventures

'Running Wild with Bear Grylls' to feature Channing Tatum, Zac Efron on survival adventures

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) --New NBC series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" will see the British host take celebrities on wilderness survival adventures.
Annie Martin
Ben Stiller says the 'Zoolander' sequel won't happen 'anytime soon'

Ben Stiller says the 'Zoolander' sequel won't happen 'anytime soon'

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) --Ben Stiller said Thursday in Italy that a "Zoolander" sequel won't hit screens anytime soon, though he's "actively" working on a script.
Kate Stanton
Haley Joel Osment to guest star on web series 'Next Time on Lonny'

Haley Joel Osment to guest star on web series 'Next Time on Lonny'

LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) --Haley Joel Osment will guest star on Ben Stiller web series "Next Time on Lonny," and also appears in new film "I'll Follow You Down" with Gillian Anderson.
Annie Martin
'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' tops digital movie sales and rental list

'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' tops digital movie sales and rental list

PORTLAND, Ore., May 7 (UPI) -- Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is No. 1 on the U.S. digital movie purchases and rentals roster, Rentrak announced Wednesday.
Karen Butler
Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler joke about their many movies together

Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler joke about their many movies together

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Every decade or so, Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler get together and fall in love (on screen) again.
Gabrielle Levy
Stiller says shooting 'Walter Mitty' scene was a fantasy come true

Stiller says shooting 'Walter Mitty' scene was a fantasy come true

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Actor-director Ben Stiller says closing off part of New York's Fifth Avenue to shoot a scene for "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" was "like a crazy fantasy come true."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
By United Press International
Robin Williams may return for third 'Night at the Museum'

Robin Williams may return for third 'Night at the Museum'

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Robin Williams may reprise his role as Teddy Roosevelt for the third installment of the "Night at the Museum" franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Springsteen to kick off Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

Springsteen to kick off Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are to kick off Wednesday's star-studded Hurricane Sandy concert in New York, organizers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
By United Press International
Armstrong vows to keep up cancer fight

Armstrong vows to keep up cancer fight

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong told supporters of his Texas cancer charity his mission to conquer the disease will go on despite the scandal over doping allegations.
ABC picks up new Ben Stiller TV comedy

ABC picks up new Ben Stiller TV comedy

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- ABC has picked up Ben Stiller's comedy series "Please Knock," loosely based on Stiller's life as an A-list actor.
Cruise tops highest-paid actor list

Cruise tops highest-paid actor list

LOS ANGELES, July 4 (UPI) -- Film star Tom Cruise is No. 1 on Forbes magazine's list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors after earning $75 million between May 2011 and May 2012.
'Neighborhood Watch' film gets name change

'Neighborhood Watch' film gets name change

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- Twentieth Century Fox says it changed the title of its "Neighborhood Watch" comedy to avoid confusion with the Trayvon Martin case in Florida.
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Actor Ben Stiller appears backstage with the MTV Generation award at the 18th annual MTV Movie Awards in Universal City, California on May 31, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.

After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered two of his own shows, both entitled The Ben Stiller Show. He began acting in films, and made his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has since written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over 50 films including Heavyweights, There's Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Dodgeball, Tropic Thunder and Greenberg. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films.

Stiller is a member of the comedic acting brotherhood colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.1 billion domestically (United States and Canada), with an average of $73 million per film. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors including an Emmy Award, several MTV Movie Awards, and a Teen Choice Award.

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