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Ben Stiller Talks About Film and Family

November 02, 2008

In fact, says Ben, it was on the set of his dad's movie "The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three" that the acting bug first bit him.

"I remember going to the shoot one night," says Ben. "My dad had a scene in a tollbooth on the Triborough Bridge in New York with Walter Matthau.

"They shot this one scene all night. It was in 1974 so I was about 9 and I remember thinking it was the coolest thing to stay up all night and just do this one scene over and over again. The cameras and the lights -- it was really exciting for me. I thought, "This is what I want to do.' "  Read More.