Who is Quinlin Dempsey Stiller?
Quinlin Dempsey ‘Quinn’ Stiller was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 10 July 2005 – his zodiac sign is Cancer, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor with four credits to his name, but probably still known best for being the son of Ben Stiller, a famous American actor, film producer, director and comedian.
Early life and education
Quinlin is being raised in Los Angeles alongside his older sister Ella Olivia (born in 2002) by their father, and their mother Christine Taylor Stiller, who’s a popular American actress. Ben and Christine separated in 2017, but reconciled in 2021.
Quinlin became interested in acting at a very early age, mostly thanks to his parents who often took him to watch them shoot for their movies and TV series. He was only three when cast to voice Baby Alex in the critically acclaimed 2008 animated adventure comedy movie “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa”, written and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath, and which starred his father Ben, Chris Rock and David Schwimmer.
It follows the Madagascar animals whose airplane has crashed on its way to New York City; the movie won four of the 15 awards for which it was nominated.
Quinlin instantly fell in love with acting, but later on promised his parents that he would focus on his education. He’s currently attending a local high school, from which he should matriculate in 2023.
Career as an actor
In 2010, Quinlin voiced Schoolchild in the hit animated action comedy movie “Megamind”, directed by Tom McGrath, and which starred Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill and Brad Pitt. It follows the evil genius Megamind who has defeated the superhero Metro Man, and now doesn’t know what to do with his life; the movie won two of the 18 awards for which it was nominated.
Quinlin made an uncredited appearance as Child on London Bus in the 2014 family comedy film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”, directed by Shawn Levy, and which starred his father Ben, the late Robin Williams and Owen Wilson. It follows Larry who’s working at a museum in which all the wax figures come to life at night; the film won one of the five awards for which it was nominated.
Just recently in 2021, Quinlin appeared as Guy’s Child in the romantic crime comedy movie “Locked Down”, directed by Doug Liman, and which starred Anne Hathaway, Sonic and Chiwetel Ejiofor. It follows a couple who are attempting a dangerous jewelry heist.
Hobbies and other interests
Quinlin loves to travel, and his parents have taken him all around the world.
He’s been to various US states, mostly to keep his parents’ company during the shooting of their movies and TV series, while he’s also vacationed with them in Europe and Asia, visiting countries such as England, France and Japan.
He’s a huge fan of National Basketball Association (NBA), and has watched various live games with his parents.
Quinlin’s into playing video games; his father has apparently bought him a PlayStation 5 console just recently, in 2021; he mostly likes to play “Fortnite: Battle Royale”, but also enjoys “Rocket League” and “Apex Legends”.
He’s a lover of animals, but isn’t allowed to have a pet.
Age, height and net worth
Quinlin’s age is 16. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and he weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of December 2021, he doesn’t have his own independent net worth, but his father’s net worth has been estimated at over $200 million, and his mother’s at more than $10 million.
Who is his father, Ben Stiller?
Benjamin Edward Meara ‘Ben’ Stiller was born in New York City, USA, on 30 November 1965 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in more than 130 movies and TV series, but is perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Derek Zoolander, in the 2001 comedy movie “Zoolander”, which he also produced and directed. The movie also starred Owen Wilson and Christine Taylor, and follows a fashion model who has been brainwashed and ordered to murder Malaysia’s Prime Minister; it won one of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.
Ben was raised in New York City alongside his sister Amy, by their father Gerald Isaac ‘Jerry’ Stiller and their mother Anne Meara, both of whom were famous American actors and comedians. Ben was only nine years old when he appeared in his mother’s drama series “Kate McShane”, and fell in love with comedy while attending Calhoun School, but he was also into music, and was the drummer of the punk band Capital Punishment. Upon matriculating in 1983, Ben enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, but dropped out after less than a year, wanting to pursue a career in the film industry.
However, he started off by appearing in his first Broadway play, “The House of Blue Leaves” in 1986, then the following year saw him become a writer for the comedy show “Saturday Night Live” (SNL).
Ben NEXT played a supporting character in the hit 1987 war movie “Empire of the Sun”, directed by Steven Spielberg, and in 1992, he started hosting his own “The Ben Stiller Show” ON tv, which was cancelled because of poor ratings after having aired only 12 episodes.
He could then have been seen playing supporting characters in a couple of popular films, including “Highway To Hell” and “The Nutt House”, while he starred in the 2003 black comedy movie “Duplex”, and the 2004 romantic comedy film “Along Came Polly”. In 2008, Ben starred in the critically acclaimed action war comedy movie “Tropic Thunder”, which he also produced and directed, and also starred Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr,; it follows several actors who are shooting for a war movie, and have now become real soldiers.
The movie won 10 of the 58 awards for which it was nominated, including an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, for Robert Downey Jr.
Some of Ben’s most notable performances since then have been in the 2010 mockumentary “I’m Still Here”, the 2013 comedy “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, and the 2020 mystery comedy “Hubie Halloween”.
He’s won 15 awards, including a 1993 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program, for “The Ben Stiller Show” (shared with nine other writers), while he’s been nominated for 60 other awards.
Ben is a philanthropist, and has donated money to numerous charity organizations, including the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Declare Yourself and Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation.
In June 2014, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and his prostate was removed via surgery in September 2014.
Who is Quinlin’s mother Christine Taylor?
Christine Taylor Stiller was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania USA, on 30 July 1971 – her zodiac sign is Leo, and she holds American nationality. She’s appeared in more than 60 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps still known best for her portrayal of the lead character Kate Veatch, in the 2004 sports comedy movie “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”. It was written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, also starred her husband Ben and Vince Vaughn, and follows several misfits who are competing in a dodgeball tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, hoping to save their local gym from being closed; the movie won two of the 11 awards for which it was nominated.
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Christine was raised alongside her brother in Allentown, by their father Albert E. ‘Skip’ Taylor III who was the owner of a security company, and their mother Joan who was a housewife. Christine studied at St. Thomas More School and Allentown Central Catholic High School, but upon matriculating in 1989 didn’t enroll at college, but launched her career the same year, with her supporting role in the comedy series “Hey Dude”. She gained recognition in 1995, when cast to play Marcia Brad, in the hit comedy film “The Brady Bunch Movie”, directed by Betty Thomas, starred Shelley Long and Gary Cole, and follows the Brady family who are living in the ‘90s.
A couple of Christine’s following notable roles were in the 1996 horror movie “The Craft”, the 2001 comedy movie “Zoolander”, and the 2007 romantic comedy movie “License to Wed”.
Some of the best movies in which she has since played and voiced characters include the 2012 romantic comedy drama “The First Time”, the 2016 animated science fiction comedy “Zoolander: Super Model” (voice role), and the 2020 comedy drama “Friendsgiving”.
Christine has been nominated for two MTV Movie + TV Awards, one in 1997 for Best Kiss (“A Very Brady Sequel”) and the other in 2005, for Best On-Screen Team (“Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”).
Prior to marrying Ben, Christine was in a relationship with the famous American actor and singer Neil Patrick Harris in 1997 and 1998 – in November 2006, Neil revealed that he’s gay.