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Ben Stiller on life's awkward situations

20 December 2013 Last updated at 12:12 GMT

Ben Stiller has said he enjoys portraying awkward situations on screen.

The actor and director was speaking ahead of the release of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty where he portrays a completely different character to his previous roles.

The 48-year-old also discussed his unusually long legs with the BBC's Charlie Stayt.

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