In 1999, Ben won an Emmy Award Outstanding Game Show Host in his work on Win Ben Stein's Money.
Ben was one of the many public figures rumoured to have been 'Deep Throat' and Time magazine had speculated the possibility of him being 'Deep Throat.' Ben has since always denied the allegations.
Ben was also a speechwritter for Gerald Ford.
In 1993 Ben appeared as Elliot Warner in a episode of Full House, and then appeared in the episode "Another Opening, Another No Show."
Ben is married to entertainment lawyer Alexandra Denman, whom he once divorced in 1974 and later remarried in 1977.
Ben appears on the 'Fox News Channel' as a regular member of the Cavuto on Business panel. He has been a guest on "The O'Reilly Factor" concerning economics and is also a frequent commentator on the "CBS Sunday Morning News."
Ben has written more than a dozen books on several topics, mainly economics, including; The View from Sunset Boulevard: America as brought to you by the people who make television
Hollywood Days, Hollywood Nights: the Diary of a Mad Screenwriter
How to Ruin Your Life
Yes, You Can Be a Successful Income Investor: Reaching for Yield in Today's Market
How Successful People Win: Using "Bunkhouse Logic" to Get What You Want in Life
He has written for numerous publications including; The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Barron's Magazine and The American Spectator.
Ben now writes a regular column for the "Sunday New York Times Business Section" and for "Yahoo! Finance" online.
His first teaching job was as a professor teaching political and social content of mass culture at American University in Washington, D.C., and then at University of California, Santa Cruz.
Ben is highly interested in American Civil War history, and is a strong supporter of the Civil War Preservation Trust.
Ben was first a poverty lawyer in New Haven, Connecticut, and as well in Washington, D.C., then he became a trial lawyer for the Federal Trade Commission.
He graduated with honors from Columbia College in 1966; where he majored in Economics. Stein graduated from the Yale University Law School as the valedictorian in 1970.
He graduated from Montgomery Blair High School.
Ben is known for his monotone and gravelly voice.
His son, Tommy, was born in 1987.
He's the only actor to appear in "The Mask," "Son of the Mask," plus the animated TV-series "The Mask," reprising his role of Dr. Arthur Neuman.
Ben wrote an article in a woman's magazine about his life as a nerd, and the advantages in dating nerds.
His father, economist Herb Stein, was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Nixon Administration.
Ben is a freelance/part-time Professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
Stein has starred in commercials for Clear Eyes since 2004.
Stars in a commercial for Direct TV as his character from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. (2006)
He is the Pixies on Fairly Odd Parents.
Ben: The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
Ben: Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.
Ben: There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere... There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals.
Ben: The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is.
Ben: You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.