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Ben Stiller’s Father, Jerry Stiller, Reportedly Rushed to Hospital

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Ben Stiller’s 91-year-old dad, Jerry Stiller, was rushed to a Manhattan hospital on Wednesday after suffering stroke-like symptoms, multiple news outlets report.

The condition was reported to be serious. Family insiders told Radar Online that Jerry Stiller did not suffer a stroke, although he did go to the hospital and will be released soon.

A different source told Page Six that he “had some sort of episode and they wanted to be cautious. There’s no evidence of a stroke.”

The source added that he is currently under observation and expected to be released by this weekend.

“There are no signs of a stroke. He’s resting and they’re going to send him home in a couple days. He’s totally fine,” a source told the New York Daily News, adding that his family was with him Wednesday night.

Jerry Stiller is known for his roles in The King of Queens, Hairspray, alongside his son Ben Stiller in Zoolander, and more. In The King of Queens, he played another offbeat dad, Arthur Spooner, who was the father of Leah Remini’s character Carrie Heffernan.

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