Meara was one half of married comedy duo, Stiller & Meara who performed regularly on TV in the 1960s.
Actress and comedian Anne Meara has died aged 85, her family has confirmed. An award winning performer, Meara enjoyed a six decade long career in both film and television and was the wife of comedian Jerry Stiller and the mother of actor Ben Stiller.
Meara was married to comedian Jerry Stiller for 61 years.
The Stiller family released a statement to The Associated Press on Sunday, writing that Meara is survived by her ‘husband and partner in life Jerry Stiller’. "The two were married for 61 years and worked together almost as long.” the statement read.
Continue reading: Actress And Comedian Anne Meara, Mother Of Ben Stiller, Dies Aged 85
Former cropduster plane turned racing sensation Dusty Crophopper overcame his crippling fear of heights during the events of 'Planes', but he's about to show even stronger feats of bravery in his latest escapades. Discovering that some serious damage has been done to his engine, he sadly contemplates that he may have to abandon his racing dreams. Instead, he decides on a new path: aerial firefighting. This time he teams up with Blade Ranger, a long-serving fire and rescue helicopter who's currently recruiting several crafts to take on a big job in the forest as a brutal wildfire sweeps the trees. Joining him is a group of fearless ground vehicles called The Smokejumpers, and together they work to save lives in what could be the most heroic venture of their lives. But will this be a career that Dusty decides to stick with?
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The Zoolander star is rebooting the 90s classic
Ben Stiller will fulfill a producer role as NBC reimagine the 1994 cult comedy, Reality Bites. The film, which starred Stiller as well as providing his directorial debut, was released in 1994 and gained a cult following years after its release, Deadline report.
Reality Bites seemed to capture a generational issue: fresh out of college and struggling to get a job. “Although it never became the definitive document of Generation X, Reality Bites is a touchstone for anyone just out of college and stuck with more ideals than job prospects, not to mention a head full of bad-TV trivia,” explained Rolling Stone at the time.
And in these times of austerity - youngsters out of school are finding employment space – a show based on such a dilemma could be perfectly timed. Co-producing with Uni TV are Stiller’s Red Hour Television and Double Feature Films, the company run by Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher – both worked on the 94 movie.
Continue reading: Reality Clearly Bites for Ben Stiller, He's Kicking Off A Sitcom
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara and New York City Film Commissioner Katherine Oliver Monday 4th June 2012 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion
Meryl Streep, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, Robert De Niro and Whoopi Goldberg - Meryl Streep, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert De Niro, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara Monday 4th June 2012 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion
Meryl Streep, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, Kelly Ripa, Robert De Niro and Whoopi Goldberg - Meryl Streep, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert De Niro, Kelly Ripa, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara Monday 4th June 2012 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion