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Carl Reiner


Carl Reiner is a legend of American comedy, having achieved great success as a comic actor, a director, producer and recording artist. He has won nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, three as a writer and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his "2,000 Year Old Man" album, based on his comedy routine with Mel Brooks. Reiner was born in... See full bio »

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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Your Show of Shows
Your Show of Shows Himself - Regular Performer
(1950-1954)
The Dick Van Dyke Show
(1961-1966)
The Thrill of It All
(1963)

Filmography

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 2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Your Show of Shows (2011) ... (story)
 2004 The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (TV Movie) (creator)
 2003 The Alan Brady Show (TV Movie)
 1989 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (written by)
 1983 The Man with Two Brains (written by)
 1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (written by)
 1976 Flannery and Quilt (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 1975 The 2000 Year Old Man (TV Movie)
 1973-1974 Lotsa Luck (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes)
- Get Off My Back (1974) ... (creator)
- Bummy's Girl (1974) ... (creator)
- Arthur Makes His Move (1974) ... (creator)
- Stan's Assistant (1974) ... (creator)
- You Oughta Be in Pictures (1974) ... (creator)
 1974 Free to Be... You & Me (TV Movie) (stories)
  The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (created by - 72 episodes, 1971 - 1974) (written by - 9 episodes, 1971 - 1974)
- Lt. Preston of the 4th Cavalry (1974) ... (creator) / (written by)
- We Met at Mama Lombardi's (1974) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Commercial Housewives (1974) ... (creator)
- Man of Medicine (1974) ... (creator)
 1973 Starring: Nancy Clancy (TV Movie) (creator)
 1969 The Comic (writer)
 1967 Enter Laughing (novel) / (screenplay)
  The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (created by - 158 episodes, 1961 - 1966) (written by - 54 episodes, 1961 - 1966) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Last Chapter (1966) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Gunslinger (1966) ... (creator)
- Long Nights Journey Into Day (1966) ... (creator)
- Love Thy Other Neighbor (1966) ... (creator)
- You Ought to Be in Pictures (1966) ... (creator)
 1966 Funny Is Funny (Short) (story)
 1965 Salute to Stan Laurel (TV Special documentary)
 1963 The Thrill of It All (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 A Date with Debbie (TV Movie)
  The Comedy Spot (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Head of the Family (1960) ... (creator) / (writer)
  The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (writer - 5 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- Episode #4.34 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.33 (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.30 (1960) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.25 (1960)
- Episode #4.20 (1960)
 1954-1957 Caesar's Hour (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 March 1957 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 20 October 1956 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1954) ... (writer)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Actor (99 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Director (21 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (255 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Other Works:

Alive and Kicking (1950). Musical revue. Music by Hal Borne, Irma Jurist, Sammy Fain, Hoagy Carmichael and Harold J. Rome. Additional music by Sonny Burke, Leo Schumer and Ray Golden. Dance music by Billy Kyle. Sketches by Ray Golden, I.A.L. Diamond, Henry Morgan, Jerome Chodorov, Joseph Stein, Will Glickman and Michael Stuart.... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Brady | Carl Reiner The Celebrity

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Sid Caesar] He was a saxophonist but had a sense of memory - where you pick up something and mime it. We wanted to do a funny sketch with it. Sid pretended to open up a jar of olives in his hand. So, without knowing it, he screwed the lid back on and put it down on the floor. That's the greatest sense memory Iive ever seen. See more »

Trivia:

Made a best-selling album with Mel Brooks called "2000 Years with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks" which earned a Grammy nomination and ignited Carl's writing career. See more »

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