Carl Reiner (1922–2020)


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

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(1961-1966)
Ocean's Eleven Saul Bloom
(2001)
The Jerk Carl Reiner The Celebrity
(1979)
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(2007)

Filmography

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 2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Your Show of Shows (2011) ... (story by)
 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 Short) (creator) / (written by)
  The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (created by - 72 episodes, 1971 - 1974) (written by - 13 episodes, 1971 - 1974)
- Lt. Preston of the 4th Cavalry (1974) ... (creator) / (written by)
- We Met at Mama Lombardi's (1974) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Fake Matisse Is Better Than a Real Anzelowitz (1974) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Commercial Housewives (1974) ... (creator)
- Man of Medicine (1974) ... (creator)
 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)
 1973 Starring: Nancy Clancy (TV Movie) (creator)
 1969 The Comic (writer)
 1967 Enter Laughing (novel) / (screenplay)
 1966 Funny Is Funny (Short) (story)
  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 Night's Journey Into Day (1966) ... (creator)
- Love Thy Other Neighbor (1966) ... (creator)
- You Ought to Be in Pictures (1966) ... (creator)
 1965 Salute to Stan Laurel (TV Special documentary)
 1965 The Art of Love (screenplay)
 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) (6 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (writer - 6 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- Episode #4.34 (1960) ... (writer)
- Pleasant Dreams (1960) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.30 (1960) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.25 (1960)
 1954-1957 Caesar's Hour (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.22 (1955) ... (writer)
- Peggy Lee (1954) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "How Paul Robeson Saved My Life and Other Mostly Happy Stories". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Discogs | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Brady | Carl Reiner The Celebrity

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Spouse:

Estelle Reiner  (her death)  (3 children)

Children:

Sylivia Ann Reiner | See more »

Parents:

Irving Reiner | Bessie Mathias

Relatives:

Jake Reiner (grandchild) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on the writers' room in Your Show of Shows (1950), when he was only a performer] I became a writer because of that room. I'd say something and somebody would yell: What do you know? You're not a writer. So I became a writer. See more »

Trivia:

Father-in-law of Michele Singer and Maud Winchester. Ex-father-in-law of Penny Marshall. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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