Jerry Stiller Bio

(comedian and actor)

Relationship Statistics of Jerry Stiller

What is Jerry Stiller marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Widow
How many children does Jerry Stiller have ? (name): Two (Ben Stiller and Amy Stiller)
Is Jerry Stiller having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jerry Stiller gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Jerry Stiller was previously married to actress and comedian Anne Meara. The pair married on 14 September 1954. The pair was together until Anne’s death on 23 May 2015.

They have two children from this relationship: actor Ben Stiller and actress Amy Stiller.

Who was Jerry Stiller?

Jerry Stiller was an American comedian and actor. People mostly know him for his role as Frank Costanza on the NBC sitcom ‘Seinfeld.’

Additionally, he also appeared as Arthur Spooner on the CBS comedy series ‘The King of Queens.’

Jerry Stiller: Death

He passed away on May 11, 2020, at the age of 92 in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, United States. The cause of his death is natural.

Jerry Stiller: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Stiller was born as Gerald Isaac Stiller in Brooklyn, New York City, New York on June 8, 1927. He was born to parents Bella and William Stiller. His paternal grandparents immigrated from Galicia.

Jerry became interested in the world of comedy and acting from an early age. He was of American nationality. Furthermore, there are no details available about his ethnic background at present.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, Stiller attended Seward Park High School. Additionally, he also attended Syracuse University and has a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Drama.

Jerry Stiller: Professional Life, Career

Jerry Stiller and his wife, Anne Meara formed the comedy team Stiller and Meara which was successful in the 1960s and 1970s. Additionally, they also appeared in several radio commercials. In addition, the duo hosted HBO ‘Sneak Previews’ from 1979 to 1982.

People know Jerry for the role of the short-tempered Frank Costanza in the sitcom ‘Seinfeld.’ Since then, he has appeared in several other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 100 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Stiller has appeared in include ‘Zoolander’, ‘Cousins’, ‘Fish Hooks’, ‘Swinging with the Finkels’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘Wonder Pets!’, ‘The King of Queens’, ‘Sex and the City’, ‘Teacher’s Pet’, ‘On the Line’, ‘My 5 Wives’, ‘Chump Change’, ‘The Independent’, ‘The Suburbans’, ‘In the Heat of the Night’, ‘The Pickle’, ‘American Playhouse’, ‘Little Vegas’, ‘Tattinger’s’, ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘That’s Adequate’, ‘Hairspray’, ‘The Hustler of Money’, ‘Screen Two’, ‘Tales from the Darkside’, and ‘The Love Boat’ among others.

Furthermore, apart from his career in show business, Jerry is an author. He wrote the foreword to the book ‘Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us.’

Awards, Nominations

Stiller garnered the nomination for Primetime Emmy Award in 1997. Additionally, he won the American Comedy Award in 1998.

In addition, Stiller had also won the Golden Apple Award in the Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition. He received the Star on the Walk of Fame in 2007.

Jerry Stiller: Net Worth, Salary

Stiller had not revealed his current salary. However, he had an estimated net worth of around $ 12.5 million at present.

Jerry Stiller: Rumors and Controversy

Stiller made the news recently after he was rushed to a New York City hospital. He was later confirmed to be perfectly healthy.

Furthermore, Jerry had not been part of any notable controversies in his career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurement, Jerry Stiller had a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.63 m). Additionally, his hair color was dark blonde, and his eye color was blue.

Social Media

Stiller was not active over social media. He does not have his official Twitter account. Furthermore, he was not active on Facebook and Instagram as well.

 

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