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Ben Stiller lost his father Jerry on May 11, died at the age of 92. And as the pandemic prevents the organization of a funeral worthy of the name, the actor hopes to be able to pay him a proper tribute when the situation allows.

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REST IN PEACE: Jerry Stiller, the comedian who was best known for his roles on "Seinfeld" and "The King of Queens," has died of natural causes, Ben Stiller, his son, announced on Monday. He was 92. • • • # FOX29Philly # FOX29Philadelphia #BreakingNews #EntertainmentNews #JerryStiller #JerryStillerRIP #PhillyNews #NationalNews #WorldNews

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“I thought it would be a good thing to do, because it would be an opportunity to talk a little about my father. It's a weird time, you know, and people can't get together and have a ceremony. I think at some point, we will do something for him, when we can meet again. There were so many people who loved him, and who worked with him. I thought it would be nice to have a moment to celebrate his memory, "said Ben Stiller to Jimmy Fallon at the Tonight Show .

A chance in misfortune

Ben Stiller took the time to recall the memory of his father, an actor like him, confident that he had supported him a lot at the start of his career. And if he was proud of his son's success, Jerry Stiller was above all delighted to see him happy. Finally, the star considers himself lucky in his misfortune.

Indeed, Ben Stiller was with his father during his last moments, an opportunity that many have not had and will not have in the context of the pandemic.


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