Actor, writer, commentator, lawyer, teacher, comedian and Celebrity Speaker Ben Stein achieved an early success as a speechwriter for former American Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He then went on to act and host an Emmy Award winning game show.
His writings are usually on economics, politics, social issues and financial advice for investors. Ben Stein is son to economist and White House writer Herbert Stein who was under President Nixon. Ben’s sister Rachel is also a writer. Ben writes a column in The American Spectator and Newsmax, and has previously written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Penthouse, Los Angeles Magazine, and Barron’s Magazine. Ending in 2009, Ben Stein wrote a biweekly column for Yahoo! Finance online and he is the author to Yes, You Can Retire Comfortably, Can America Survive?, and Yes, You Can Time the Market. He has written sixteen book, seven novels, and nine nonfiction books.
Celebrity Speaker Ben’s acting career blasted off when he played an economic teacher in the 1986 move Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. The only scripted line Ben was instructed to say are the now famous, “Bueller?…Bueller?” in a deep monotone voice. He also had a role in the TV series The Wonder Years as Dave. Ben Stein has appeared in many TV commercials, was the host of the Comedy Central quiz show—winner of eleven Emmies. He had frequent appearances on Fox News and has been a judge on CBS’s Star Search.
APPEARANCES: Married… With Children, Turn Ben Stein On, Al TV, Anderson Cooper 360°, Animaniacs, As Told By Ginger, Canada AM, Celebrity Blackjack, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, ABC, Fox, CNN, CNBC
BOOKS: What Would Ben Stein Do: Applying the Wisdom of a Modern-day Prophet to Tackle the Challenges of Work and Life, The Little Book of Alternative Investments: Reaping Rewards by Daring to Be Different, Yes, You Can Get a Financial Life: Your Lifetime Guide to Financial Planning: Easyread Large Edition, The Little Book of Bulletproof Investing: Do’s and Don’ts to Protect Your Financial Life, The Eyes of Faith: How to Not Go Crazy: Thoughts to Bear in Mind to Get Through Even the Worst Days, , How You Can Sell Anyone Anything, Yes, You Can Supercharge Your Portfolio!: Six Steps for Investing Success in the 21st Century, How to Ruin The United States of America, Yes, You Can Get a Financial Life!: Your Lifetime Guide to Financial Planning, The Real Stars: In Today’s America, Who Are the True Heroes?, Yes, You Can Time the Market!, Bunkhouse Logic
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