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Anne Meara

 
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Anne Meara Stiller was an actress and comedian. She was one-half of a 1960's comedy team with her husband, Jerry Stiller. They are the parents of actor Ben Stiller. (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 20, 1929 (92)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Anne Meara Stiller was an actress and comedian. She was one-half of a 1960's comedy team with her husband, Jerry Stiller. They are the parents of actor Ben Stiller. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Terry Guteman
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1993
Marthy Owen
  [Broadway]
1989
May Logan
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Nurse
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Bunny Flingus
  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Mrs. Breen/ Mrs. Yelverton Barry/ The Nymph/ Cissy Caffrey
  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Audrey
  [Broadway]
1957
Sick-of-it-All
  [Off-Broadway]
1956
Niece

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
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Material

Photos

Anne Meara attends the Tony Award Nominations at Sardi''s on 5/6/1996 in New York Cit Photo

Anne Meara attends the Tony Award Nominations at Sardi''s on 5/6/1996 in New York City.

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Anne Meara

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Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara  Photo

Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara

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Anne Meara

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Anne Meara

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Terry Guteman

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1993
Marthy Owen

  [Broadway]
1989
May Logan

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Nurse

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Bunny Flingus

  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Mrs. Breen/ Mrs. Yelverton Barry/ The Nymph/ Cissy Caffrey

  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Audrey

  [Broadway]
1957
Sick-of-it-All

  [Off-Broadway]
1956
Niece

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Material

Anne Meara Biography

Anne Meara Stiller was an actress and comedian. She was one-half of a 1960's comedy team with her husband, Jerry Stiller. They are the parents of actor Ben Stiller.

Anne Meara Awards and Nominations

 
- 2016 - Hall of Fame Awards Gold Star
Anne Meara
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - John Gassner Playwriting Award Gold Star
Anne Meara, After-Play
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Anne Meara, Anna Christie

Anne Meara News

HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Photo HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, HARMONY & More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, HARMONY & More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 5, 2022

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season. 

Act II Playhouse to Stage A COUPLE OF SWELLS Photo Act II Playhouse to Stage A COUPLE OF SWELLS
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 18, 2022

Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA announces that Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs are now onstage in a new comedy cabaret, ‚ÄúA Couple of Swells.‚Ä̬†Braithwaite and Childs co-wrote and are starring in ‚ÄúA Couple of Swells,‚ÄĚ with Musical Direction and piano accompaniment by Owen Robbins.

Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs to Present A COUPLE OF SWELLS at Act II Playhous Photo Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs to Present A COUPLE OF SWELLS at Act II Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA has announced that Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs are now onstage in a new comedy cabaret, 'A Couple of Swells.'

THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW YouTube Channel to Kick Off A Star-Filled Month This Weekend Photo THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW YouTube Channel to Kick Off A Star-Filled Month This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2021

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčThe Ed Sullivan Show's official YouTube channel celebrates America's Independence Day weekend with ‚ÄúThis Is My Country‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúAmerica The Beautiful,‚ÄĚ performed by Pat Boone and West Point Glee Club, respectively. July 4th continues with a rousing rendition of ‚ÄúGod Bless America Again‚ÄĚ from trailblazing country star Loretta Lynn.

VRTC Performs Eugene O'Neill's ANNE CHRISTIE Photo VRTC Performs Eugene O'Neill's ANNE CHRISTIE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021

VRTC's inaugural season continues March 27-28 with a Zoom theatre interpretation of Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill.

Enjoy Dinner And A Show For The Final Four Days Of BAD DATES at George Street Playhou Photo Enjoy Dinner And A Show For The Final Four Days Of BAD DATES at George Street Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2021

The 2021 George Street Playhouse streaming season kicks off February 23rd with the comedy BAD DATES by Theresa Rebeck, the most Broadway-produced female playwright of our time, starring Drama Desk winner Andréa Burns. The inaugural virtual production garnered unanimous rave reviews.

VIDEO: Rita Moreno Appears On The Latinx House With Gloria & Emilio Estefan Photo VIDEO: Rita Moreno Appears On The Latinx House With Gloria & Emilio Estefan
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021

With a storied career across stage and screen, Rita Moreno has received accolades ranging from the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the EGOT. And it is also her activism that makes her our icon ‚Äí on sexism, racism, and the most important social issues of our time.

The George Street Playhouse Black Friday Sale Runs Through December 4 Photo The George Street Playhouse Black Friday Sale Runs Through December 4
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

George Street Playhouse is having its annual Black Friday sale through this Friday, December 4th. When you buy a Gift Certificate for $25 or more, you'll get an additional 20% discount code redeemable for virtual programming in 2021!

Theatrical Producer Carol Ostrow Releases New Book POEMS FROM MY PANDEMIC PEN Photo Theatrical Producer Carol Ostrow Releases New Book POEMS FROM MY PANDEMIC PEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020

Carol's poems are a reminder to all of us that 'This too shall pass.' Life does change, we can all adapt and get used to what the future has in store. We will be fine. Just keep loved ones, friends, and the things we hold most dear in perspective, and we will come out of this stronger and healthier than ever.

Anne Meara Videos

VIDEO: Rita Moreno Appears On The Latinx House With Gloria & Emilio Estefan VideoVIDEO: Rita Moreno Appears On The Latinx House With Gloria & Emilio Estefan
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021

With a storied career across stage and screen, Rita Moreno has received accolades ranging from the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the EGOT. And it is also her activism that makes her our icon ‚Äí on sexism, racism, and the most important social issues of our time.

VIDEO: Stage and Screen Legend Rita Moreno Discusses Her Legacy on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Stage and Screen Legend Rita Moreno Discusses Her Legacy on TODAY
by Macon Prickett - Jul 9, 2018

TODAY's Al Roker sat down with award-winning actress Rita Moreno to talk about her iconic roles, including her breakout in "West Side Story." Moreno opened up about the good times she's had in Hollywood over the years as well as the rough times she's faced, including harassment because of her ethnicity and some difficult personal relationships.

VIDEO: Watch Rita Moreno Present Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Annual Oscars VideoVIDEO: Watch Rita Moreno Present Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Annual Oscars
by Macon Prickett - Mar 5, 2018

Before presenting the Best Foreign Language Film Nominees, Rita Moreno states filmmaking is a universal language. Regardless of the country of origin or the dialect of the words, all films speak to the human condition.

VIDEO: Watch Legendary Actress Rita Moreno Shine On The 2018 Oscars Red Carpet VideoVIDEO: Watch Legendary Actress Rita Moreno Shine On The 2018 Oscars Red Carpet
by Macon Prickett - Mar 4, 2018

Watch presenter Rita Moreno discuss her 1962 Oscar win and the gown she wore that year on the Oscars 2018 Red Carpet. 

VIDEO: Stage Legend Rita Moreno Greeted with Standing Ovation at SAG AWARDS VideoVIDEO: Stage Legend Rita Moreno Greeted with Standing Ovation at SAG AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 22, 2018

At last night's SAG AWARDS, EGOT recipient Rita Moreno presented Morgan Freeman with the 2018 Life Achievement Award. Freeman had presented the same honor to Moreno five years earlier.

VIDEO: Alan Rickman, David Bowie & More Honored in OSCARS In Memoriam Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 29, 2016

During the 2016 OSCARS which aired last night on ABC, actor and Oscar winner Louis Gossett, Jr. introduced the In Memoriam tribute as Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performed The Beatles hit 'Blackbird.'

VIDEO: Josh Groban & Broadway Casts Perform 'In Memoriam' Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 7, 2015

Josh Groban performed 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from Carousel in tribute to members of the Broadway community who passed away this year

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - WHOOPI PRESENTS MOMS MABLEY on HBO
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

HBO Documentary Films presents a weekly series this fall, debuting provocative new specials every Monday, now through December 9. Featuring recently unearthed photographs, rediscovered performance footage and the words of entertainers and historians, WHOOPI GOLDBERG PRESENTS MOMS MABLEY includes interviews with Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers, Sidney Poitier, Kathy Griffin, Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby, Quincy Jones, Arsenio Hall, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, who emphasize how Mabley paved the way for female comedians and performers everywhere in provocative stand-up routines that challenged racism, sexism and ageism. WHOOPI GOLDBERG PRESENTS MOMS MABLEY debuts as part of the HBO Documentary Films Fall Series on Monday, November 18. Watch a promo for the doc below!

STAGE TUBE: Zuzanna Szadkowski Talks LOVE, LOSS...
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2011

Gossip Girl star Zuzanna Szadkowski recently stopped by PIX11 where she chatted about what's in store for for television character, Dorota, as well as her role in the off-Broadway production of LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE. Click below to check out the interview!

STAGE TUBE: BLUE LEAVES' Ben Stiller Visits TODAY SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2011

THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES was recently featured on NBC's 'The Today Show' and 'The Charlie Rose Show.' Click below to watch Ben Stiller talk to TODAY co-host Matt Lauer about returning to Broadway. Click here to watch Ben Stiller, director David Cromer and playwright John Guare talk to Charlie Rose about bringing THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES back to New York.


Anne Meara Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anne Meara been in?
Anne Meara has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Anne Meara been in?
Anne Meara has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Anne Meara been nominated for?
Hall of Fame Awards () John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for After-Play and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Anna Christie .

What awards has Anne Meara won?
Hall of Fame Awards ()and John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for After-Play .

How many shows has Anne Meara written?
Anne Meara has written 3 shows including A...My Name Is Alice (Material), After-Play (Playwright), Down the Garden Paths (Playwright).