Ben Stein

Ben Stein

Born: November 25, 1944

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor, writer, commentator, lawyer, teacher, humorist

Biography: Benjamin Jeremy Ben Stein is an American actor, writer, lawyer, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later, he entered the entertainment field and became an actor, comedian, and Emmy Award-winning game show host.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Out of the Blue: Delight Comes Into Our Lives (1996) by Mark Victor Hansen, Barbara Nichols, and Patty Hansen, p. 85