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Meara in 1975.
September 20, 1929|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Died||May 23, 2015
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Jerry Stiller (1954–2015; her death)|
|Children||Ben Stiller (b. 1965),
Amy Stiller (b. 1961)
Anne Meara (born September 20, 1929 – May 23, 2015) was an American actress and comedian. She and Jerry Stiller were a 1960s comedy team, appearing as Stiller and Meara, and are the parents of actor/comedian Ben Stiller and actress Amy Stiller.
Meara was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is the daughter of Irish immigrant parents, Mary (née Dempsey) and Edward Joseph Meara, a lawyer. Meara was raised in Roman Catholicism, and converted to Reform Judaism six years after marrying Stiller.
Meara died on May 23, 2015 at the age of 85 of natural causes.
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