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Anne Meara

Anne Meara

Anne Meara as "Casting Director"

Date of birth
September 20, 1929 New York, New York

Spouse
Jerry Stiller
(14 September 1954 - present) 2 children

Trivia
Mother of actor Ben Stiller and actress Amy Stiller.

Grandmother of 'Ella Olivia Stiller'.

Earned a 1993 Tony nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie", in which she starred opposite Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, and Rip Torn.

Wrote and starred in the hit off-Broadway play "Afterplay" (1995), which also starred, at various times, Jerry Stiller, Rita Moreno, Rue McClanahan and Barbara Barrie.

Is of Irish ethinicity

Mother-in-law of actress Christine Taylor.

She and Jerry Stiller appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as Stiller & Meara every two months for a total of 36 times.

Won an Obie for the 1955 off-Broadway production "Madchen in Uniform."

Although Anne converted to Judaism upon their marriage, the main source of Stiller & Meara's material was the differences in their ethnic backgrounds, epitomized by their famous "Hershey Horowitz/Mary Elizabeth Doyle" routines.

Born and raised an Irish Catholic, she converted to Judaism after marrying Jerry Stiller


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