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      Ben Stein

      Ben Stein

      Highest Rated: 81% Santa vs. The Snowman (2002)

      Lowest Rated: 6% Son of the Mask (2005)

      Birthday: Nov 25, 1944

      Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

      There were very few actors, if any, who made audiences laugh the way Ben Stein did. With his distinctive monotone voice and deadpan stare, Stein turned his cameo as a high school teacher in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986) into one of the most memorable characters in movie history. While his role in the film was minor, Stein's delivery of the line "Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?" took the former economist and presidential speechwriter's career to new heights. He spent a substantial part of his acting career in feature films and on television before taking the game show world by storm with "Win Ben Stein's Money" (Comedy Central, 1997-2002), where contestants attempted to outsmart Stein for a cash prize. Combining his wit, dry sense of humor, and a deadpan charm that was uniquely his own, Stein maintained a successful and long-running career that crossed over various media platforms.

      Highest rated movies

      Ferris Bueller's Day Off poster
      Ferris Bueller's Day Off
      Ghostbusters II poster
      Ghostbusters II
      My Girl 2 poster
      My Girl 2
      Richie Rich poster
      Richie Rich
      Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed poster
      Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
      Son of the Mask poster
      Son of the Mask

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      11% 68% Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Unknown (Character),
      Screenwriter
      $7.5M 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fairly OddBaby The Pixies (Character) - 2008
      6% 16% Son of the Mask Stein (Character) $17.0M 2005
      81% 50% Santa vs. The Snowman Spunky the Elf (Voice) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Breakfast With Einstein Jack (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 40% National Lampoon's Men in White Men in Strangemeister's Head (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 25% Bruno the Kid Professor Wisenstein (Voice) - 1996
      26% 32% Richie Rich School Teacher (Character) $37.1M 1994
      27% 46% My Girl 2 Stanley Rosenfeld (Character) $16.7M 1993
      55% 61% Ghostbusters II Public Works Official (Character) $110.4M 1989
      81% 92% Ferris Bueller's Day Off Economics Teacher (Character) $69.0M 1986

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Peyton's Places Unknown (Character) 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tavis Smiley Guest 2017
      No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2008 2013 2016
      No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2013
      No Score Yet 63% Family Guy Rabbi Goldberg (Guest Voice) 2003 2009
      No Score Yet 75% The Fairly OddParents The Pixies (Guest Voice),
      H.P. / Sanderson (Guest Star)
      2004-2005 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet America's Most Smartest Model Host 2007
      No Score Yet 62% King of the Hill Quizmaster (Guest Voice) 2004
      59% No Score Yet Do Over Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Turn Ben Stein On Host 1999-2001
      No Score Yet 0% The Drew Carey Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
      No Score Yet 100% The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shasta Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hughleys Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet 95% Rugrats Bingo Caller (Guest Voice) 1997
      No Score Yet 41% Murphy Brown Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      89% 93% Seinfeld Shellbach (Guest Star) 1997
      44% No Score Yet Live Shot Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet 99% Married ... With Children Thomas (Guest Star) 1995
      82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1995
      No Score Yet 75% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
      No Score Yet 84% The Wonder Years Mr. Cantwell (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      1988-1991
      No Score Yet 0% Charles in Charge Unknown (Guest Star) 1987-1988 1990