Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: March 20, 1922
Date of Passing: June 29, 2020
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Carl Reiner was an American comedian, actor, director and writer.

During the early years of television comedy, he co-wrote and acted on Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour, starring comedian Sid Caesar.

In the 1960s Reiner was best known as the creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.

He also had great success as a film director and writer, and partnered with Steve Martin in the 1970s when Reiner co-wrote and/or directed some of Martin's most successful films, including 1979's The Jerk.

Carl Reiner was an American comedian, actor, director and writer.

During the early years of television comedy, he co-wrote and acted on Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour, starring comedian Sid Caesar.

In the 1960s Reiner was best known as the creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.

He also had great success as a film director and writer, and partnered with Steve Martin in the 1970s when Reiner co-wrote and/or directed some of Martin's most successful films, including 1979's The Jerk.

Reiner formed a comedy duo with Mel Brooks in “The 2000 Year Old Man", and acted in films such as Gidget Goes Hawaiian, The Thrill of It All, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, Ocean's Eleven (2001) and its sequels.

Reiner has won 11 Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career.

He is the father of actor and director Rob Reiner.

Carl Reiner was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1999.

Reiner died June 29, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California. He was 98.

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Awards & Nominations

18 Nominations | 11 Emmys | 1 Honor
Outstanding Narrator - 2018
Hall of Fame - 1999
  • Winner
  • Carl Reiner, as Honoree
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Hot In Cleveland - Carl Reiner
Hot In Cleveland - Betty White and Carl Reiner
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Hot In Cleveland - Carl Reiner
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Rob Reiner with his father, Hall of Fame inductee Carl Reiner.
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Bust of honoree Carl Reiner in the Television Academy's Hall of Fame Garden, North Hollywood, California. Sculptor: Wesley Wofford

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Busts of honorees Carl Reiner, Walt Disney, and Mary Tyler Moore in the Hall of Fame Garden at the Television Academy, North Hollywood, California.

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Hot In Cleveland - Carl Reiner
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Hot In Cleveland - Betty White and Carl Reiner
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Tom Bergeron, Bonnie Hunt, Dick Van Dyke
Hot In Cleveland - Carl Reiner
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Rob Reiner with his father, Hall of Fame inductee Carl Reiner.
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