Ben Stein

Highest Rated: 95% Dave (1993)
Birthday: Nov 25, 1944
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Was in the same grade as journalist Carl Bernstein in high school; Goldie Hawn was one year behind them. In the 1970s, worked as a speech writer and lawyer for presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Early big-screen roles included small parts in the comedies Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Beginning in 1997, hosted the Daytime-Emmy-winning Comedy Central quiz show Win Ben Stein's Money for several years. Has written columns for a number of major publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The American Spectator. Has authored, co-authored and published dozens of fiction and nonfiction books.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
11% Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Screenwriter Host $7.5M 2008
No Score Yet Totally Awesome The Narrator 2006
44% Fired! Actor 2006
6% Son of the Mask Dr. Arthur Newman $17M 2005
No Score Yet The Fairly OddParents The Boring Pixies 2005
No Score Yet Rated R: Republicans in Hollywood Actor 2004
81% Santa vs. the Snowman "Spunky" the Elf $10.2M 2002
55% Osmosis Jones The Doctor $12.4M 2001
17% Casper Meets Wendy Lawyer 1998
No Score Yet Men in White (National Lampoon's Men in White) Man in Strangemeister's Head 1998
No Score Yet Le Pere Noel et le Bonhomme de Neige Actor 1997
0% Casper: A Spirited Beginning Grocer 1997
6% A Smile like Yours Clinic Video Narrator 1997
10% House Arrest Ralph Doyle 1996
27% My Girl 2 Stanley Rosenfeld 1996
44% Casper Rugg 1995
45% Miami Rhapsody Rabbi 1995
24% Richie Rich School Teacher 1994
77% The Mask Dr. Neuman 1994
14% North Curator 1994
No Score Yet Mr. Write Charlie's Agent 1994
28% Dennis the Menace Boss 1993
95% Dave Himself 1993
No Score Yet Me and the Kid Fred Herbert 1993
61% Honeymoon in Vegas Walter 1992
69% Soapdish Nitwit 1991
No Score Yet Easy Wheels Preacher 1990
53% Ghostbusters 2 Public Works Official 1989
No Score Yet Frankenstein General Hospital Dr. Who 1988
93% Planes, Trains and Automobiles Wichita Airport Representative 1987
80% Ferris Bueller's Day Off Economics Teacher 1986
No Score Yet The Wild Life Surplus Salesman 1984

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013-2018
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2015
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2016
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
Guest
  • 2013
70% Family Guy
1999
Voice
  • 2009
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Fairly OddParents
2001-2017
Voice
  • 2008
  • 2005
No Score Yet King of the Hill
1997-2010
Voice
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
Heavenly Guide
  • 2001
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
Guest
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Hughleys
1998-2002
Dr. Mapp
  • 1998
No Score Yet Murphy Brown
1988
Williams
  • 1997
88% Seinfeld
1989-1998
Shellbach
  • 1997
No Score Yet Married...With Children
1987-1997
Thomas
  • 1995
No Score Yet Full House
1987-1995
Elliot Warner Elliott Warner
  • 1993
No Score Yet Melrose Place
1992-1999
Loan Officer
  • 1993
No Score Yet The Wonder Years
1988-1993
Mr. Cantwell
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
No Score Yet MacGyver
1985-1992
Sneed
  • 1991
No Score Yet Charles in Charge
1984-1990
Mr. Willard Stanley Williard Stanley Willard
  • 1990
  • 1987

QUOTES FROM Ben Stein CHARACTERS