Robert Reiner was born to Emmy-Winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner, and mother, Estelle Reiner. Robert as a child often looked up to his father as his inspiration and role-model. Carl Reiner was on The Dick Van Dike Show which Carl Reiner created and also starred in. Estelle Reiner was the inspiration for Rob Reiner to become a director...See full bio »
1984This Is Spinal Tap
(writer: "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight", "Gimme Some Money", "Big Bottom", "Hell Hole", "Cups And Cakes", " Listen To The Flower People", "Rock & Roll Creation", "Heavy Duty", "Stonehenge", "Sex Farm")
1978The 30th Annual Emmy Awards
Himself - Winner: Best Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Best Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
[on running for political office] I have thought about it. The problem was, I was seriously thinking about it a while ago, and then the family sat down and we all talked about it, and then I polled about 40 percent in my own family. I figured if I can't carry my own family, then I'm not going to run.
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Of all the films he has directed, he considers Stand by Me (1986) as his masterpiece and his favorite film.
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