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Ben Stein

Highest Rated:   94% Dave (1993)
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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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
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
20% 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
15% North
  • Curator
1994
No Score Yet Mr. Write
  • Charlie's Agent
1994
23% Dennis the Menace
  • Boss
1993
94% 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
92% Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Wichita Airport Representative
1987
81% Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Economics Teacher
1986
No Score Yet The Wild Life
  • Surplus Salesman
1984

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
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
No Score Yet Family Guy
1999
  • Voice
  • 2009
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
  • Guest
  • 2000
No Score Yet Seinfeld
1989-1998
  • Shellbach
  • 1997
No Score Yet Full House
1987-1995
  • Elliot Warner Elliott Warner
  • 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

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