4 Of The Best Jerry Stiller Quotes

By Annie Baker ● May 11, 2020
  • Today actor and comedian Jerry Stiller passed away of natural causes at the age of 92. Here are 4 of the best Jerry Still quotes you should know.

Today actor and comedian Jerry Stiller passed away from natural causes at the age of 92. Jerry Stiller is also known for being the father of actor and comedian Ben Stiller.

“I’m sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes. He was a great dad and grandfather,  and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad,” wrote Ben Stiller in a tweet.

Some of Jerry Stiller’s most iconic roles include Frank Constanza on Seinfeld and Arthur Spooner on The King of Queens. And he acted with his son in the Zoolander movie series. Prior to those roles, Jerry Stiller worked on a comedy team for The Ed Sullivan Show.

Here are 4 of the best Jerry Stiller quotes you should know:

“Creative comedy is like growing geraniums in a minefield.”

“We managed to hang in there. Today when people get married there’s a tendency to run away when things get tough. There is a lot of strength in hanging together.”

“During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one.”

“We managed to hang in there. Today when people get married there’s a tendency to run away when things get tough. There is a lot of strength in hanging together.” -On his marriage

Featured Photo Credit: Ben Stiller via Twitter