Anne Meara

Ben Stiller on the death of his mother, Anne Meara: 'It affects me constantly'

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Ben Stiller is opening up about the 2015 death of his mother, and how he uses his comedic roots to stay connected to her.

Stiller’s mom, comedian Anne Meara, died on May 24 at the age of 85. Nearly 10 months since her passing, the actor admits he’s still coming to terms with the loss.

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Ben Stiller remembers mom Anne Meara on Twitter

Veteran comedian Anne Meara, who died Saturday at 85, was the matriarch of a show-business family. Her husband, Jerry Stiller, was the other half of their comedy team Stiller and Meara. The two were also are the parents of star Ben Stiller. On Monday morning, the actor tweeted his first comments on the death of his mother.

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