Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller, Father Of Ben Stiller, Has Died Aged 92

AvatarThe Hook in Entertainment, Film
Published 11.05.20

Comedy legend Jerry Stiller – father of Ben Stiller – has died aged 92.

Ben confirmed the sad news on Twitter.

He wrote: 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 is best known for his role as George Costanzas’ father Frank on NBC’s Seinfeld and later going on to play Arthur Spooner on the CBS comedy series The King of Queens.

He has also appeared in Zoolander, Heavyweights, Hot Pursuit, The Heartbreak Kid and Zoolander 2, alongside his son Ben.

Upon sharing the news, Ben was inundated with messages of support.

More to follow.