Ben Stiller’s Mom Actress Anne Meara Dies At 85 [VIDEO]

Comedian Anne Meara, the wife of Jerry Stiller and mother to actor Ben Stiller, died Saturday from natural causes, her family said Sunday. She was 85. The Emmy- and Tony-nominated actress was first known for her work with her husband during the 1960s, with appearances as a duo on The Ed Sullivan Show and later starring in the short-lived sitcom The Stiller and Meara Show in 1986. Meara appeared in a series of other shows, including her role on the ABC soap opera All My Children, Rhoda, and In the Heat of the Night, among many others. She is survived by her husband, son, daughter Amy Stiller, and several grandchildren.