Ben Stiller and Bipolar Disorder
Ben Stiller discussed his struggles with bipolar disorder in an interview in 1999. At the time, Stiller said that he had a family history of the illness. Stiller later retracted his statement, and said that he was joking.
- There were rumors about Stiller's mental health prior to the 1999 interview.
- Stiller also said he had bipolar disorder in another interview in 2001.
- Stiller is best known for his starring roles in the films Meet the Parents and There's Something About Mary.
- Stiller says that undergoing extensive therapy as a child helped him to overcome various issues.