Jerry Stiller

Submitted by on Oct 13, 2015

Jerry Stiller is known as an actor, comedian and author radioreklam. And as the father of the now popular actor Ben Stiller. Author: Yury Utkin Born June 8, 1928 in New York City, USA Jerry Stiller – not a superstar and never achieved such status. NBC, 1989-1998) CBS, 1998-2007). Nevertheless, it is – one of the few actors, popular with the audience of several generations younger audience is well-known performance of his eccentric roles and sharp fathers of the main characters in the series ‘Seinfeld’ (NBC, 1989-1998) and the ‘King of Queens’ (CBS , 1998-2007). Stiller and Meara’, Second City’, The Ritz’ Hurlyburly’. And TV viewers and moviegoers older generations will remember him as a member of the popular duo of comedians ‘Stiller and Meara’, begins in the famous group ‘Second City’, and as an actor, who played in the movie ‘Hairspray’ in 1985, his remake of 2007 and Broadway productions of ‘The Ritz’ and ‘Hurlyburly’. Well, of course, the representatives of all generations relate well-known actors comedians, Jerry and Ben’s father and son. Jerry Stiller was one of three children in the family; He came on the scene in an early age, and after graduating from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree rhetoric and dramatic arts made acting his profession. His specialty soon became comic roles in classical plays. Broadway debut in 1953 in Shakespeare’s ‘Coriolanus’ (by the way, in the Shakespearean plays the actor then played quite often). In 1953, the same year, one of the castings, Stiller met a budding young actress Anne Meara. A year later they were married in 1961, had a daughter, Emmy, and in 1965 – son Ben. Both children followed in the footsteps of their parents – in the direction of theater and comedy scene. Anne began to Stiller not only the second half, but a partner on stage: the duo a short, complete, Jewish appearance Stiller and Meara Irish slender high (which, by the way, after the wedding began to practice Judaism) began to enjoy wide popularity. The Compass Players’, Second City Troupe’ CBS – In 1959 they began jointly to act in sketches, entered the actor’s team ‘The Compass Players’, from which later formed the famous group ‘Second City Troupe’ and which started many legends of comedy, and in 1963 first appeared in a TV program The Ed Sullivan at CBS – and then back to another 36 times. Take Five With Stiller and Meara’ (1977), The Stiller and Meara Show’ (1986, Family duo went on tour across the country, and starred in the television series and television shows, including in own ‘Take Five With Stiller and Meara’ (1977), work together to create scripts for ‘The Stiller and Meara Show’ (1986, commercially unsuccessful) and in addition, he has appeared in many famous films, including ‘lovers and other strangers’ (1970) and the famous ‘Perfect buck’ (2001; here all filmed almost the whole race of Stiller: father, mother and son – Ben). After-Play’. Besides, Meara appeared sporadically in the series, which starred Stiller and Stiller in the mid-90s could not help but play has won several awards play his wife ‘After-Play’. However, their areas of interest, in general, differ: Meara acted mainly on television and in the theater, and Stiller, first specializing in television series, then to 70, on a fairly well-known motion pictures, and then – again on the series, in 80 e – equally, and in the 90th series in the face of ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘King of Queens’ took revenge. Among the films the actor – an excellent thriller “The Taking of Pelham 123”- is not a new film of 2009, and the original version of 1974 (Stiller played the assistant of the protagonist, intelligence officer of the traffic police), as well as tape ‘Ritz’ (1976) ‘Airport 1975′ (1975). In the 80s, Jerry, as already mentioned, switched to the series. Joe and Sons’ (CBS, 1975-76), ‘Tattinger’s’ (NBC, 1988-89) Seize the Day’ (1986). Among them were ‘Joe and Sons’ (CBS, 1975-76), ‘Tattinger’s’ (NBC, 1988-89) and ‘Seize the Day’ (1986). The last series (in Russian translation – ‘seize the day’) is notable for the fact that Stiller came out of the usual comic roles, and played a dramatic role. In the mid-80s, Jerry returned to the big screen, and not one, but with his son: together with Ben, he first played in the nominated Oscar film ‘Glitter shoes’, and subsequently in the list of joint work of father and son appeared more than a dozen paintings. But the most well-known role of Jerry Stiller of all time – is the role of Frank Constanza, father of George Constanza, in the series ‘Seinfeld’. Jerry was replaced in this role Dzh.Rendolfa actor in 1993, and the brilliant play of a new artist so impressed the producers of the series, all the episodes involving senior Constanta by Randolph were peresnyaty – already with Stiller. During this episode, Jerry was nominated for Emmy (1997) American Comedy Award’ and the award ‘American Comedy Award’ for ‘the most ridiculous of the co-starring in the TV series”(1998). ‘CBS ‘Seinfeld’ was the most successful sitcom in history, and upon its completion in 1998, Stiller was immediately cast as Arthur Spooner, also the father of the protagonist, in the sitcom CBS ‘King of Queens’. It was, in general, the revival of Frank Constanta: new character inherited from the old style, habits and even some parts of the image – for example, hate Halloween. Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara’, 2000 Jerry Stiller continues to appear on television and in the movies (well, his last television project – ‘The Heartbreak Kid’, 2007), he also tried his hand in voicing cartoons (it was ‘The Lion King 3’ and ‘Robbie-Reindeer’) published memoirs (‘Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara’, 2000), received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (2007) – and, thanks to Ben Stiller, twice (2002 and 2005) became a grandfather!
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