Actor Jerry Stiller Has Had A Natural Death

by DK D. Digital Marketing

Actor Ben Stiller, son of late actor and comedian Jerry Stiller, said that his father’s death was a natural one. Through a tweet, while talking about his father, Ben Stiller mentioned how great he was, both as father and grandfather. Moreover, he felt that his late father was the most dedicated husband to Anne for more than six decades and everyone would miss him a lot.

Jerry Stiller would be mostly known for the role he had played as Frank Costanza in the show, Seinfield. Ten years hence, he had gone on to play the role of Arthur Spooner in The King of Queens.

Personal Life

In the year 2015, Stiller had lost his beloved wife, Anne Meara. The two had met during a 1953 casting call in New York. Few years hence, they were the part off the timeless comedy team in Stiller & Meara. Thus they made their names during the 1960s through undertaking frequent performances on different shows which the one like, The Ed Sullivan Show. Jerry Stiller would often make his way into the celebrity news magazine and become a household name in the US.

Stiller’s Entry In Comedy

The native of New York had got his interest to do comedy shows early, who had got inspired by listening to the comedian, Eddie Canton, every Sunday night on the radio. In the year 2010, Stiller had told the website that he could easily identify with Cantor as he had come from the place, Lower East Side, where he was brought up. Stiller further went on to say that Cantor was Jewish and he had worked his way up from a waiter who used to sing. According to Stiller, Cantor carried with him plenty of joy and energy.

Stiller was the eldest of three children. He used to watch his father go through his struggles as an unemployed bus driver. Jerry Stiller even used Hollywood as a way to escape as the family moved around different places quite a bit. Stiller said that he was brought up along with Andy Hardy as well as The Hardy family, who used to be part of the Andy Hardy movie series that starred Mickey Rooney. He even wished to be like them and wanted to stay in Harpersfield.

Once he had spent some time in the Army, Stiller did different kinds of jobs including selling ice cream, washing windows, and even driving a bus. He had studied drama at Syracuse University and began his acting career. This was the craft that allowed him to get introduced to his love as he had met Meara at the office of an agent and married her soon after that.

Legacy Will Remain

The popularity which Jerry Stiller had managed to earn through his works over the years, would continue to rule the hearts of his loved ones for several years to come. The news of his passing away has become trending entertainment news for all those viewers, who have managed to connect themselves with the actor and his acting skills.

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