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Actress and comedian Anne Meara has died

6:47am EDT - 00:55

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, mother of actor Ben Stiller, has died aged 85. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) New York-born actress and comedian Anne Meara, known for her opposites-attract comedy routine with husband Jerry Stiller, has died aged 85, her family said in a statement on Sunday (May 24). Meara, the mother of actor Ben Stiller, died on Saturday (May 23), her family said in a statement, but provided no details about the circumstances of her death. "She is survived by her husband and partner in life Jerry Stiller," the statement said. "The two were married for 61 years and worked together almost as long."

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Actress and comedian Anne Meara has died

6:47am EDT - 00:55