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Ben Stein

Ben Stein (Benjamin J. Stein) was born on Nov. 25, 1944 in Washington, D.C. The son of noted economist and writer Herbert Stein, he grew up in Silver Spring, Md., and attended Montgomery Blair High School. Some of his classmates included journalist Carl Bernstein, and actors Goldie Hawn and Sylvester Stallone. He graduated from Columbia University in 1966 with honors in economics and as valedictorian of the 1970 Yale Law School class. He has worked as a poverty lawyer, a trial lawyer, a university adjunct (American University, University of California at Santa Cruz and Pepperdine University), a speech writer for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Herald Examiner, King Features Syndicate, Los Angeles Magazine, New York Magazine, E! Online and The American Spectator. He also writes frequently for The Washington Post. Stein has written and published 16 books (seven novels, nine nonfiction books), the most recent of which is about life with his 12-year-old son, Tommy. He has been a longtime screenwriter and was one of the creators of the TV series Fernwood Tonight (1977). He has acted and made guest appearances in numerous movies and TV series, appears in many TV commercials and is the host of two Comedy Central TV series, Win Ben Stein's Money (1997) (October, 1997-2002) and Turn Ben Stein On (1999). He is married to entertainment-industry attorney Alexandra Denman, son Tom Stein,


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Born:
Nov 25, 1944 In Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
32
First Appeared:
In the series CBS News Sunday Morning 1979
Latest Project:
Series America's Most Smartest Model 2007-10-07

4 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Family Guy
Poster of King of the Hill
Poster of Seinfeld
Poster of Married... with Children
Filmography
America's Most Smartest Model Himself - Host 2007-10-07
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Do Over Unknown 2002-09-19
The Fairly OddParents Unknown 2001-03-30
As Told by Ginger Unknown 2000-10-25
Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Hercules Unknown 1998-08-31
The Hughleys Unknown 1998-09-22
King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Les muppets Unknown 1996-03-08
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Pinky and the Brain Unknown 1995-09-09
Freakazoid! Unknown 1995-09-09
The Mask Unknown 1995-08-26
Earthworm Jim Unknown 1995-09-09
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Unknown 1994-01-01
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Unknown 1994-10-29
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown 1993-09-12
Animaniacs Unknown 1993-09-13
Melrose Place Unknown 1992-07-08
Rugrats Unknown 1991-08-11
Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
The Wonder Years Unknown 1988-01-31
Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Full House Unknown 1987
Married... with Children Unknown 1987-04-05
MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Charles in Charge Unknown 1984-10-03
Frontline Unknown 1983-01-17
CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979