Ben Stiller's mom, and Jerry Stiller's wife and comedy partner.
She was a member of the Compass Players: the first improvisational theatre troupe in the U.S..
Her husband Jerry is a comedian, as is her son, Ben.
She married Jerry Stiller in 1954, the couple had daughter Amy in 1961 and son Ben in 1965.
She once worked alongside Sir Laurence Olivier in the The Boys From Brazil.