Jerry Stiller Biography
A native of Brooklyn, New York City, Jerry Stiller was an American comedian and actor who spent years doing comedy with his wife Anne Meara.
Stiller and his wife were a comedy team that went by the name Stiller and Meara.
Jerry Stiller Age
Stiller was born on June 8, 1927. He was 92 years old at the time of his death on May 10, 2020.
Jerry Stiller Parents
Stiller was the son of Bella and William Stiller. Both his parents were Jewish and his father worked as a bus driver. Stiller’s paternal grandparents immigrated from Galicia. His mother was born in Poland.
Jerry Stiller Wife
Stiller was married to his wife Amy Meara in the year 1954. His wife was also born in Brooklyn, New York, and was the daughter of Irish immigrant parents.
Anne was raised in Roman Catholicism, but she converted to Reform Judaism six years after marrying him. She died on May 23, 2015, at the age of 85 from natural causes.
Jerry Stiller Children
Stiller and his wife Amy had two children together. They had a son named Ben Stiller and a daughter named Amy Stiller. Ben was born on November 30, 1965, while Amy was born on August 9, 1961.
Both of their children have followed into their footsteps careerwise. They are both comedians and actors.
Jerry Stiller Death
Stiller died on May 10, 2020, at the age of 92 years from natural causes. His son, Ben, broke the news of his death in a tweet that read;
“I’m sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes. He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad.”
Jerry Stiller Net Worth
Stiller had an estimated net worth of around 10 million.