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Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller
Jerry Stiller
and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, Stiller wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered his own show entitled The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced and hosted for its thirteen-episode run. Having previously acted in television, he began acting in films; he made his directorial debut with Reality Bites. Throughout his career he has written, starred in, directed or produced more than fifty films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Zoolander, The Cable Guy, There's Something About Mary, the Meet the Parents
Meet the Parents
trilogy, DodgeBall, Tropic Thunder, the Madagascar
Madagascar
series, and the Night at the Museum trilogy. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films.[1] Stiller is a member of a group of comedic actors colloquially known as the Frat Pack. His films have grossed more than $2.6 billion in Canada and the United States, with an average of $79 million per film.[2] Throughout his career, he has received multiple awards and honors, including an Emmy Award, multiple MTV Movie Awards
MTV Movie Awards
and a Teen Choice Award.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Acting career

2.1 Early work 2.2 The Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Show 2.3 Directorial debut 2.4 Comedic work

3 "Frat Pack" 4 Personal life 5 Filmography 6 Awards and honors 7 References

7.1 Sources

8 External links

Early life[edit] Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller[3][4] was born on November 30, 1965 in New York City.[5] His father, comedian and actor Jerry Stiller, is from a Jewish family that emigrated from Poland and Galicia in Central Europe.[6] His mother, actress and comedian Anne Meara, who was from an Irish Catholic
Irish Catholic
background, converted to Reform Judaism
Reform Judaism
after marrying his father.[7][8][9] While the family was "never very religious", they celebrated both Hanukkah
Hanukkah
and Christmas,[10] and Stiller had a Bar Mitzvah.[11][12] His parents frequently took him on the sets of their appearances, including The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show
when he was six.[13] He considered his childhood unusual, stating "In some ways, it was a show-business upbringing—a lot of traveling, a lot of late nights—not what you'd call traditional."[14] His elder sister, Amy, has appeared in many of his productions, including Reality Bites, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, and Zoolander.[15][16][17] Stiller displayed an early interest in filmmaking and made Super 8 movies with his sister and friends.[18] At nine years old, he made his acting debut as a guest on his mother's short-lived television series, Kate McShane. In the late 1970s, he performed with the New York City
New York City
troupe NYC's First All Children's Theater, playing several roles, including the title role in Clever Jack and the Magic Beanstalk.[19] After being inspired by the television show Second City Television
Television
while in high school, Stiller realized that he wanted to get involved with sketch comedy.[19] During his high school years, he was also the drummer of the punk band Capital Punishment, which released a studio album named Roadkill in 1982.[20][21] Stiller attended The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine and graduated from the Calhoun School in New York in 1983. He started performing on the cabaret circuit as opening act to the cabaret siren Jadin Wong. Stiller then enrolled as a film student at the University of California, Los Angeles.[22] After nine months, Stiller left school to move back to New York City.[12] He made his way through acting classes, auditioning and trying to find an agent.[23] Acting career[edit] Early work[edit] When he was approximately 15, Stiller obtained a small part with one line on the television soap opera Guiding Light, although in an interview he characterized his performance as poor.[24] He was later cast in a role in the 1986 Broadway revival of John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves, alongside John Mahoney; the production would garner four Tony Awards.[23] During its run, Stiller produced a satirical mockumentary whose principal was fellow actor Mahoney. His comedic work was well received by the cast and crew of the play, and he followed up with a 10-minute short called The Hustler of Money, a parody of the Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money. The film featured him in a send-up of Tom Cruise's character and Mahoney in the Paul Newman
Paul Newman
role, only this time as a bowling hustler instead of a pool shark. The short got the attention of Saturday Night Live, which aired it in 1987, and two years later offered him a spot as a writer.[23] In the meantime, he had a bit role in Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun.[25] In 1989, Stiller wrote and appeared on Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
as a featured performer. However, since the show did not want him to make more short films, he left after four episodes.[23] He then put together Elvis Stories, a short film about a fictitious tabloid focused on recent sightings of Elvis Presley.[26] The film starred friends and co-stars John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Mike Myers, Andy Dick, and Jeff Kahn.[26] The film was considered a success, and led him to develop the short film Going Back to Brooklyn for MTV; it was a music video starring comedian Colin Quinn
Colin Quinn
that parodied LL Cool J's recent hit "Going Back to Cali".[27] The Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Show[edit] Main article: The Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Show Producers at MTV
MTV
were so impressed with Back to Brooklyn that they offered Stiller a 13-episode show in the experimental "vid-com" format.[28] Titled The Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Show, this series mixed comedy sketches with music videos and parodied various television shows, music stars, and films. It starred Stiller, along with main writer Jeff Khan and Harry O'Reilly, with his parents and sister making occasional appearances.[28] Although the show was canceled after its first season, it led to another show titled The Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Show, on the Fox Network
Fox Network
in 1992. The series aired 12 episodes on Fox, with a 13th unaired episode broadcast by Comedy Central
Comedy Central
in a later revival.[29] Among the principal writers on The Ben Stiller Show
The Ben Stiller Show
were Stiller and Judd Apatow, with the show featuring the ensemble cast of Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Dick, and Bob Odenkirk.[30] Both Denise Richards
Denise Richards
and Jeanne Tripplehorn appeared as extras in various episodes. Throughout its short run, The Ben Stiller Show
The Ben Stiller Show
frequently appeared at the bottom of the ratings, even as it garnered critical acclaim and eventually won an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for "Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program" posthumously.[29][31][32] Directorial debut[edit]

Stiller signing autographs before a screening for Tropic Thunder
Tropic Thunder
at Camp Pendleton on August 3, 2008.

Stiller had a few minor roles in the early 1990s, in films such as Stella, Highway to Hell and in a cameo, The Nutt House. In 1992, Stiller was approached to direct Reality Bites, based on a script by Helen Childress. Stiller devoted the next year and a half to rewriting the script with Childress, fundraising and recruiting cast members for the film. It was eventually released in early 1994, directed by Stiller and featuring him as a co-star.[23] The film was produced by Danny DeVito, who would later direct Stiller's 2003 film Duplex and produce his 2004 film Along Came Polly.[33] Reality Bites
Reality Bites
debuted as the highest-grossing film in its opening weekend and received mixed reviews.[34][35] Stiller joined his parents in the family film Heavyweights
Heavyweights
(1995), in which he played two roles, and then had a brief uncredited role in Adam Sandler's Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore
(1996).[36][37] Next, he had lead roles in If Lucy Fell
If Lucy Fell
and Flirting with Disaster, before tackling his next directorial effort with The Cable Guy, which starred Jim Carrey. Stiller once again was featured in his own film, as twins. The film received mixed reviews, but was noted for paying the highest salary for an actor up to that point, as Carrey received $20 million for his work in the film.[38] The film also connected Stiller with future Frat Pack members Jack Black
Jack Black
and Owen Wilson.[citation needed] Also in 1996, MTV
MTV
invited Stiller to host the VH1
VH1
Fashion Awards. Along with SNL writer Drake Sather, Stiller developed a short film for the awards about a male model known as Derek Zoolander. It was so well received that he developed another short film about the character for the 1997 VH1
VH1
Fashion Awards and finally remade the skit into a film.[23] Comedic work[edit] In 1998, Stiller put aside his directing ambitions to star in a surprise hit with a long-lasting cult following, the Farrelly Brothers' There's Something About Mary, alongside Cameron Diaz. That year, he starred in several dramas, including Zero Effect, Your Friends & Neighbors, and Permanent Midnight. He was invited to take part in hosting the Music Video awards, for which he developed a parody of the Backstreet Boys
Backstreet Boys
and performed a sketch with his father, commenting on his current career.[39] In 1999, he starred in three films, including Mystery Men, where he played a superhero wannabe called Mr. Furious. He returned to directing with a new spoof television series for Fox titled Heat Vision and Jack, starring Jack Black; however, the show was not picked up by Fox after its pilot episode and the series was cancelled.[40] In 2000, Stiller starred in three more films, including one of his most recognizable roles, a male nurse named Gaylord "Greg" Focker in Meet the Parents, opposite Robert De Niro.[41] The film was well received by critics, grossed over $330 million worldwide, and spawned two sequels.[42][43] Also in 2000, MTV
MTV
again invited Stiller to make another short film, and he developed Mission: Improbable, a spoof of Tom Cruise's role in Mission: Impossible II and other films.[44] In 2001, Stiller directed his third feature film, Zoolander, starring himself as Derek Zoolander. The film featured multiple cameos from a variety of celebrities, including Donald Trump, Paris Hilton, Lenny Kravitz, Heidi Klum, and David Bowie, among others. The film was banned in Malaysia
Malaysia
(as the plot centered on an assassination attempt of a Malaysian prime minister),[45] while shots of the World Trade Center were digitally removed and hidden for the film's release after the September 11 terrorist attacks.[46]

Stiller in 2010

After Stiller worked with Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
in Zoolander, they joined together again for The Royal Tenenbaums.[47] Over the next two years, Stiller continued with the lackluster box office film Duplex, and cameos in Orange County and Nobody Knows Anything![48][49][50] He has guest-starred on several television shows, including an appearance in an episode of the television series The King of Queens
The King of Queens
in a flashback as the father of the character Arthur (played by Jerry Stiller).[51] He also made a guest appearance on World Wrestling Entertainment's WWE Raw.[52] In 2004, Stiller appeared in six different films, all of which were comedies, and include some of his highest-grossing films: Starsky & Hutch, Envy, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (in which he had an uncredited cameo), Along Came Polly and Meet the Fockers. While the critical flop Envy only grossed $14.5 million,[53] the most successful film of these was Meet the Fockers, which grossed over $516.6 million worldwide.[54] He also made extended guest appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm
Curb Your Enthusiasm
and Arrested Development in the same year. In 2005, Stiller appeared in Madagascar, which was his first experience as a voice actor in an animated film. Madagascar
Madagascar
was a massive worldwide hit, and spawned the sequels Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa in 2008 and Madagascar
Madagascar
3: Europe's Most Wanted in 2012.[citation needed] In 2006, Stiller had cameo roles in School for Scoundrels and Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny; he was executive producer of the latter. In December 2006, he had the lead role in Night at the Museum. Although not a critical favorite, it earned over $115 million in ten days.[55] In 2007, Stiller starred alongside Malin Åkerman
Malin Åkerman
in the romantic comedy The Heartbreak Kid. The film earned over $100 million worldwide despite receiving mostly negative reviews.[56][57] 2008 saw the release of Tropic Thunder, a film Stiller directed, co-wrote and co-produced, and in which he starred with Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black; Stiller had originally conceived of the film's premise while filming Empire of the Sun in 1987.[58] In 2009, he starred with Amy Adams
Amy Adams
in Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum
2: Battle of the Smithsonian, sequel to Night at the Museum.[59] In 2010, Stiller made a brief cameo in Joaquin Phoenix's mockumentary I'm Still Here and played the lead role in the comedy-drama Greenberg. He again portrayed Greg Focker in the critically panned but financially successful Little Fockers, the second sequel to Meet the Parents. He had planned to voice the main character in Megamind, but later dropped out while still remaining a producer and voicing a minor character in the film.[60] In 2011, Stiller starred with Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
and Alan Alda
Alan Alda
in Tower Heist, about a group of maintenance workers planning a heist in a residential skyscraper.[61] He produced, directed, and starred in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which was released in 2013.[62] "Frat Pack"[edit] Main article: Frat Pack Stiller has been described as the "acknowledged leader" of the Frat Pack, a core group of actors that have worked together in multiple films. The group includes Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, and Steve Carell.[63][64] Stiller has been acknowledged as the leader of the group because of his multiple cameos and for his consistent use of the other members in roles in films which he produces and directs. He has appeared the most with Owen Wilson—in twelve films.[63][65] Of the 35 primary films that are considered Frat Pack
Frat Pack
films, Stiller has been involved with 20, in some capacity.[63] Stiller is also the only member of this group to have appeared in a Brat Pack film (Fresh Horses).[25] He rejects the "Frat Pack" label, saying in a 2008 interview that the concept was "completely fabricated".[66] Personal life[edit]

Stiller in December 2008

Stiller dated several actresses during his early television and film career, including Jeanne Tripplehorn, Calista Flockhart, and Amanda Peet.[67][68] In May 2000, Stiller married Christine Taylor at an oceanfront ceremony in Kauai, Hawaii.[69] They met while filming a never-broadcast television pilot for the Fox Broadcasting
Fox Broadcasting
network called Heat Vision and Jack. The couple appeared onscreen together in Zoolander, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Tropic Thunder, Zoolander 2, and Arrested Development.[70] The couple have two children. In May 2017, Stiller and Taylor announced their separation in a joint statement after 17 years of marriage.[71] In 2001, Stiller appeared as a celebrity contestant on the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. He won $32,000 for his charity Project ALS, after incorrectly answering his $250,000 question in an attempt to equal Edie Falco's $250,000 win.[72] Stiller is a supporter of the Democratic Party and donated money to John Kerry's 2004 U.S. Presidential campaign.[73] In February 2007, Stiller attended a fundraiser for Barack Obama
Barack Obama
and later donated to the 2008 U.S. Presidential campaigns of Democrats Obama, John Edwards, and Hillary Clinton.[74] Stiller is a supporter of such charities as Declare Yourself, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation.[75] Stiller is actively involved in support of animal rights.[76] In 2010, Stiller, together with Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Robin Williams, and others, starred in The Cove PSA: My Friend is... , in an effort to stop the slaughter of dolphins and protect the Japanese population from the toxic levels of mercury found in dolphin meat.[77] Stiller frequently impersonates such performers as Bono, Tom Cruise, Bruce Springsteen, and David Blaine. In an interview with Parade, he commented that Robert Klein, George Carlin, and Jimmie Walker
Jimmie Walker
were inspirations for his comedy career.[14] Stiller is also a self-professed Trekkie
Trekkie
and appeared in the television special Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond to express his love of the show, as well as a comedy roast for William Shatner.[78][79] He frequently references the show in his work, and named his production company Red Hour Productions after a time of day in the original Star Trek episode, "The Return of the Archons".[80] In October 2016, Stiller revealed that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer in June 2014. Following surgery, he received a cancer-free status in September 2014.[81][82][83] Filmography[edit] Main article: Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
filmography Stiller has mostly appeared in comedy films. Stiller is an Emmy Award winner for his directed, produced and written television show The Ben Stiller Show.[citation needed] Awards and honors[edit]

Stiller was awarded an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for "Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program" for his work on The Ben Stiller Show.[32] He has been nominated twelve times for the Teen Choice Awards, and won once, for "Choice Hissy Fit" for his work in Zoolander. He has been nominated for the MTV Movie Awards
MTV Movie Awards
thirteen times, and has won three times: for "Best Fight" in There's Something About Mary, "Best Comedic Performance" in Meet the Parents, and "Best Villain" in DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story.[84] He received the MTV
MTV
Movie Awards' MTV
MTV
Generation Award, the ceremony's top honor, in 2009.[85] Princeton University's Class of 2005 inducted Stiller as an honorary member of the class during its "Senior Week" in April 2005.[86] On February 23, 2007, Stiller received the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award from Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. According to the organization, the award is given to performers who give a lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment.[87] On March 31, 2007, Stiller received the "Wannabe Award" (given to a celebrity whom children "want to be" like) at the Kids' Choice Awards.[88] In 2011 he was awarded the BAFTA Britannia - Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy by BAFTA Los Angeles.[89] In 2014, Stiller was nominated for Best Actor at the 40th Saturn Awards for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.[90] On February 6, 2016, Stiller set the Guinness World Record for longest selfie stick (8.56 meters) at the World Premiere of Zoolander
Zoolander
2.[91]

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snaps up Guinness World Records title for longest selfie stick". February 5, 2016. 

Sources[edit]

Bankston, John. Ben Stiller. Real-Life Reader Biography. Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2002; ISBN 1-58415-132-3. Dougherty, Terri. Ben Stiller. People in the News. Lucent Books, 2006; ISBN 1-59018-723-7.

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on Twitter
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Preceded by Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox
and Jon Lovitz MTV Movie Awards
MTV Movie Awards
host 1996 (with Janeane Garofalo) Succeeded by Mike Myers

Preceded by Chris Rock MTV
MTV
Video Music Awards host 1998 Succeeded by Chris Rock

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Films directed by Ben Stiller

Reality Bites
Reality Bites
(1994) The Cable Guy
The Cable Guy
(1996) Zoolander
Zoolander
(2001) Tropic Thunder
Tropic Thunder
(2008) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) Zoolander
Zoolander
2 (2016)

Awards for Ben Stiller

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Britannia Awards

Excellence in Film

Albert R. Broccoli
Albert R. Broccoli
(1989) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1990) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1992) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(1993) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1995) Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein
(1996) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1997) John Travolta
John Travolta
(1998) Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick
(1999) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(2000) George Lucas
George Lucas
(2002) Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
(2003) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(2004) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(2005) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(2006) Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(2007) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2008) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(2009) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(2010) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(2011) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(2012) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2013) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2014) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2015) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(2016) Matt Damon
Matt Damon
(2017)

Excellence in Directing

Peter Weir
Peter Weir
(2003) Jim Sheridan (2004) Mike Newell (2005) Anthony Minghella
Anthony Minghella
(2006) Martin Campbell
Martin Campbell
(2007) Stephen Frears
Stephen Frears
(2008) Danny Boyle
Danny Boyle
(2009) Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan
(2010) David Yates
David Yates
(2011) Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino
(2012) Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
(2013) Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(2014) Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes
(2015) Ang Lee
Ang Lee
(2016) Ava DuVernay
Ava DuVernay
(2017)

Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment

Howard Stringer
Howard Stringer
(2003) Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
(2009) Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott
& Tony Scott
Tony Scott
(2010) John Lasseter
John Lasseter
(2011) Will Wright (2012) Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
(2013) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2014) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(2015) Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
(2016) Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh
(2017)

British Artist of the Year

Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2006) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2007) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2008) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2009) Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen
(2010) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2011) Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
(2012) Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
(2013) Emma Watson
Emma Watson
(2014) James Corden
James Corden
(2015) Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
(2016) Claire Foy (2017)

Excellence in Comedy

Betty White
Betty White
(2010) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2011) Trey Parker
Trey Parker
and Matt Stone
Matt Stone
(2012) Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
(2013) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(2014) Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer
(2015) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2016) Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari
(2017)

Excellence in Television

Aaron Spelling
Aaron Spelling
(1999) HBO
HBO
Original Programming (2002) Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
(2017)

Humanitarian Award

Richard Curtis
Richard Curtis
(2007) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(2008) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2009) Idris Elba
Idris Elba
(2013) Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo
(2014) Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom
(2015) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2016)

Retired Awards

BBC
BBC
(1999) Tarsem Singh
Tarsem Singh
(1999) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2003) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2004) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(2005) Ronald Neame
Ronald Neame
(2005) Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
(2006) Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne (2007)

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MTV
MTV
Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance

Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
(1992) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1993) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1994) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(1995) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(1996) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(1997) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(1998) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(1999) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(2000) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2001) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2002) Mike Myers
Mike Myers
(2003) Jack Black
Jack Black
(2004) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(2005) Steve Carell
Steve Carell
(2006) Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
(2007) Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(2008) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(2009) Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis
(2010) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2011) Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy
(2012) Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill
(2014) Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum
(2015) Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
(2016) Lil Rel Howery
Lil Rel Howery
(2017)

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MTV
MTV
Movie Award for Best Fight

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
vs. Bob Barker
Bob Barker
Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore
(1996) Fairuza Balk
Fairuza Balk
vs. Robin Tunney
Robin Tunney
– The Craft (1997) Will Smith
Will Smith
vs. Cockroach – Men in Black (1998) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
vs. Puffy the Dog – There's Something About Mary
There's Something About Mary
(1999) Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
vs. Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
The Matrix
The Matrix
(2000) Zhang Ziyi
Zhang Ziyi
vs. Entire bar – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
(2001) Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
and Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
vs. Hong Kong gang – Rush Hour 2
Rush Hour 2
(2002) Yoda
Yoda
vs. Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
– Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2003) Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
vs. Chiaki Kuriyama
Chiaki Kuriyama
– Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2004) Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
vs. Daryl Hannah
Daryl Hannah
– Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2005) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
vs. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
– Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2006) Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler
vs. Robert Maillet
Robert Maillet
– 300 (2007) Sean Faris vs. Cam Gigandet
Cam Gigandet
Never Back Down
Never Back Down
(2008) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
vs. Cam Gigandet
Cam Gigandet
– Twilight (2009) Beyoncé
Beyoncé
Knowles vs. Ali Larter
Ali Larter
– Obsessed (2010) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
vs. Bryce Dallas Howard
Bryce Dallas Howard
and Xavier Samuel
Xavier Samuel
– The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
and Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson
vs. Alexander Ludwig
Alexander Ludwig
– The Hunger Games (2012) Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
and Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
vs. Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston
– The Avengers (2013) Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom
and Evangeline Lilly
Evangeline Lilly
vs. Orcs – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2014) Dylan O'Brien
Dylan O'Brien
vs. Will Poulter
Will Poulter
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner
(2015) Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
vs. Ed Skrein
Ed Skrein
- Deadpool (2016)

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MTV
MTV
Movie Award for Best Villain

Rebecca De Mornay
Rebecca De Mornay
(1992) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(1993) Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone
(1994) Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
(1995) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1996) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(1997) Mike Myers
Mike Myers
(1998) Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
/ Stephen Dorff
Stephen Dorff
(1999)† Mike Myers
Mike Myers
(2000) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(2001) Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(2002) Daveigh Chase
Daveigh Chase
(2003) Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu
(2004) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2005) Hayden Christensen
Hayden Christensen
(2006) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(2007) Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(2008) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
(2009) Tom Felton
Tom Felton
(2010) Tom Felton
Tom Felton
(2011) Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
(2012)‡ Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston
(2013) Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis
(2014) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2015) Adam Driver
Adam Driver
(2016) Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
(2017)

† Tie; ‡ The Award was re-named Best On-Screen Dirtbag

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series (1990–99)

Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
/ Jerry Belson, James L. Brooks, Marc Flanagan, Dinah Kirgo, Jay Kogen, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Heide Perlman, Ian Praiser, Sam Simon, Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
and Wallace Wolodarsky (1990, tie) Billy Crystal, Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, David Steinberg, Bruce Vilanch and Robert Wuhl
Robert Wuhl
(1991) No award (1992) Judd Apatow, Robert Cohen, David Cross, Brent Forrester, Jeff Kahn, Bruce Kirschbaum, Bob Odenkirk, Sultan Pepper, Dino Stamatopoulos
Dino Stamatopoulos
and Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(1993) No award (1994) No award (1995) David Feldman, Eddie Feldmann, Mike Gandolfi, Tom Hertz, Leah Krinsky, Dennis Miller
Dennis Miller
and Rick Overton
Rick Overton
(1996) Chris Rock
Chris Rock
(1997) Jose Arroyo, David Feldman, Eddie Feldmann, Jim Hanna, Leah Krinsky, Dennis Miller
Dennis Miller
and David Weiss (1998) Tom Agna, Vernon Chatman, Louis C.K., Lance Crouther, Gregory Greenberg, Ali LeRoi, Steve O'Donnell, Chris Rock, Frank Sebastiano, Chuck Sklar, Jeff Stilson, Wanda Sykes
Wanda Sykes
and Mike Upchurch (1999)

Complete list (1957–1969) (1970–1979) (1980–1989) (1990–1999) (2000–2009) (2010–2019)

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Teen Choice Award
Teen Choice Award
for Choice Hissy Fit

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
(1999) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(2000) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
(2001) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2002) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(2003) Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan
(2004) Jon Heder
Jon Heder
(2005) Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
(2006) Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest
(2007) None (2008) Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
(2009) Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus
(2010) Ed Helms
Ed Helms
(2011) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2012) Taylor Lautner
Taylor Lautner
(2013) Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill
(2014) Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
(2015) Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
(2016) Madelaine Petsch
Madelaine Petsch
(2017)

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