Ben Stiller was honored for his contribution to the film industry at the 26th American Cinematheque Awards on Thursday. Justin Theroux
The Zoolander star followed in the footsteps of previous winners Robert Downey Jr., Julia Roberts and Al Pacino when he was presented with the award at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The star-studded event was attended by Stiller's actress wife, Christine Taylor, his Along Came Polly co-star Jennifer Aniston and her partner
, as well as long-time acting pals Will Ferrell
and Jack Black
Stiller tells E! Online
, "It's really nice to be asked to be honored like this. It's kind of bizarre. I feel grateful but also unworthy of the whole thing."
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