Jerry Stiller stars as Arthur Spooner on CBS's "The King of Quuens."

Jerry Stiller played the irascible Frank Costanza in "Seinfeld" from 1993 to 1998. The role earned him an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 1997 and an American Comedy Award as Outstanding Guest Star in 1998.

Stiller has long been known as half of the husband-and-wife comedy team Stiller and Meara. Stiller and his wife, Anne Meara, were part of the improvisational group the Compass Players, which later became Second City. Stiller and Meara have played every major nightclub in the United States and appeared on CBS's "The Ed Sullivan Show" 36 times.

Stiller was a charter member of the Phoenix Theatre Company and worked for John Houseman at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Stiller was in the national company of "Peter Pan" and also spent two seasons at the Erie Playhouse. Stiller toured with Joseph Papp's Shakespeare Festival during its first season and played Launce in John Guare's musical version of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" and Dogberry in "Much Ado About Nothing." On Broadway, Stiller appeared in "Hurlyburly," directed by Mike Nichols, "The Ritz," "Passione," "The Golden Apple," "Unexpected Guests," "Three Men on a Horse" (with Tony Randall and Jack Klugman), "What's Wrong with This Picture?" and "Three Sisters." At Lincoln Center, Stiller appeared in David Mamet's "Prairie du Chien." Off Broadway, Stiller starred with Anne Meara in "Afterplay." Stiller has taught at the Herbert Berghof Studio and studied with Uta Hagen.

Stiller's television credits include guest-starring roles in "Archie Bunker's Place," "In the Heat of the Night," "Murder, She Wrote" and "Touched by an Angel," all on CBS, "The Love Boat" and "L.A. Law." Stiller also starred in the PBS production of "Seize the Day" with Robin Williams and "The Hollow Boy."

Among Stiller's other credits is "Shoeshine," a short film also starring his son, Ben Stiller, which was nominated for an Academy Award in 1988. Stiller's feature-film credits include "Zoolander," "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three," "Airport '75," "Nadine," "The Ritz," "Hairspray," "The Pickle" and "Those Lips, Those Eyes." Stiller and Meara also starred in the Joan Micklin Silver film "The Fish in the Bathtub" and with Janeane Garofalo in "The Independent."

Stiller's autobiography, "Married to Laughter," was published by Simon and Schuster. The audio version, released by Random House, was nominated for a 2000 Grammy in the Spoken Word Category.

Stiller has received the George Ahrents Award from Syracuse University, his alma mater, where he studied drama with professor Sawyer Falk. Stiller is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and he and Anne Meara were honored with the Fourth Annual Alan King Award in American Jewish Humor, given by the National Foundation for Jewish Culture.

Stiller was born and raised in New York, where he lives today. Stiller's birth date is June 8.


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Age: 90 years old
Birthday: June 8, 1927
Height: 5' 4"
Full Name / Real Name: Gerald Stiller
Birthplace: New York, NY
Current Residence: New York, NY
Wife: Anne Meara

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