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|Birth name||Carlton Reiner|
|Born||March 20, 1922|
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Died||June 29, 2020 (aged 98)|
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
|Spouse||Estelle Reiner (1943–2008; her death)|
Carlton "Carl" Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020) an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, and comedian. He won nine Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career.
Reiner was born Carlton Reiner in the Bronx, New York on March 20, 1922, the son of Irving, who was a watchmaker, and Bessie (née Mathias) Reiner. His parents were Jewish immigrants, his father from Romania and his mother from Austria.
Marriage and family
He was married to Estelle Reiner (née Lebost, 1914-2008). They had three children together: actor-director Rob Reiner (born 1947), writer Annie Reiner (born 1957) and actor-director Lucas Reiner (born 1960).
- Enter Laughing (1958)
- 2000 Years With: Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks (with Mel Brooks, 1960)
- All Kinds of Love (1993)
- Continue Laughing (1995)
- How Paul Robeson Saved My Life (and Other Mostly Happy Stories) (1999)
- The 2000 Year-Old Man in the Year 2000: The Book (1999)
- My Anecdotal Life: A Memoir (2003)
- NNNNN: A Novel (2006)
- Tell Me Another Scary Story... But Not Too Scary! (with James Bennett) (2009)
- Just Desserts: A Novellelah (2009)
- Tell Me a Silly Story (with James Bennett) (2010)
- I Remember Me (2012)
- The Thrill of It All (1963)
- The Art of Love (1965)
- Enter Laughing (with Joseph Stein, 1967)
- The Comic (with Aaron Ruben, 1968)
- Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (with Steve Martin and George Gipe, 1982)
- The Man with Two Brains (with Steve Martin and George Gipe, 1983)
- Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
- Enter Laughing (1967)
- The Comic (1969)
- Where's Poppa? (1970)
- Oh, God! (1977)
- The One and Only (1978)
- The Jerk (1979)
- Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
- The Man with Two Brains (1983)
- All of Me (1984)
- Summer Rental (1985)
- Summer School (1987)
- Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
- Sibling Rivalry (1990)
- Fatal Instinct (1993)
- That Old Feeling (1997)
- Something Different (1967)
- Your Show of Shows (1950–54)
- Caesar's Hour (1954–1957)
- Sid Caesar Invites You (1958)
- The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1959–1960)
- The Comedy Spot (1960)
- The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–66, also Creator)
- The Judy Garland Show (1963)
- The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special (1967)
- The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971–1974)
- Lotsa Luck (1973) (also Creator)
- The Alan Brady Show (2003)
- The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004)
- The Bernie Mac Show (2001–2006)
- Hot in Cleveland (2010–present)
- Parks and Recreation (2012)
Awards and honors
Primetime Emmy Awards
- 1954: Best Series Supporting Actor for "Your Show of Shows" NBC – Nominee
- 1956: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for "Caesar's Hour" NBC – Nominee
- 1957: Best Supporting Performance by an Actor for Caesar's Hour NBC – Winner
- 1958: Best Continuing Supporting Performance by an Actor in a Dramatic or Comedy Series for Caesar's Hour NBC – Winner
- 1962: Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy for The Dick Van Dyke Show CBS – Winner
- 1963: Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy for The Dick Van Dyke Show CBS – Winner
- 1964: Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy or Variety for The Dick Van Dyke Show (Shared with Sam Denoff and Bill Persky)CBS – Winner
- 1965: Outstanding Program Achievements in Entertainment for The Dick Van Dyke Show CBS – Winner
- 1966: Special Classifications of Individual Achievements for voices in "Linus The Lionhearted" CBS – Nominee
- 1966: Outstanding Comedy Series for The Dick Van Dyke Show CBS – Winner
- 1967: Outstanding Writing Achievement in Variety for The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner and Howard Morris Special (Shared with Mel Brooks, Sam Denoff, Bill Persky and Mel Tolkin) CBS – Winner
- 1995: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Mad About You: "The Alan Brady Show" NBC – Winner
- Grammy Award nomination, 1960, (2000 Years with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks)
- Grammy Award (The 2000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000)
- Elected to Emmy Award Hall of Fame
- Grammy nomination for best spoken word album, 2001 (Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings from Mark Twain)
- "LA Press Club - Presidents Award". lapressclub.org. http://lapressclub.org/Presidents-Award. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
- "Carl Reiner Biography (1922-)". filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/78/Carl-Reiner.html. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
- Tom, Tugend (June 15, 2008). "Reiners honored by Israeli film fest". The Jewish Telegraphic Agency. http://www.jta.org/news/article/2008/06/15/108983/carlrobreiner06152008. Retrieved January 12, 2014.
- Reiners honored by Israeli film test
- Bruce Weber (29 October 2008). "Estelle Reiner, 94, Comedy Matriarch, Is Dead". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/30/movies/30reiner.html?_r=1&. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
- Southern, Nathan (1945-03-06). "Biography". AllMovie. http://www.allmovie.com/artist/rob-reiner-107886/bio. Retrieved 2009-12-29.
- Carl Reiner, Comedy Legend and ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Creator, Dies at 98
- "Carl Reiner Biography". A&E Television Networks, LLC. http://www.biography.com/people/carl-reiner-271670. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
- "Primetime Emmy Awards". http://www.emmys.com/award_history_search?person=Carl%20Reiner&program=&start_year=1949&end_year=2012&network=All&web_category=All&winner=All. Retrieved January 12, 2014.
- Carl Reiner on IMDb
- Carl Reiner at the Internet Broadway Database
- Carl Reiner collected news and commentary at The New York Times
- Grammy Winners Grammy Winners Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks
- See Carl Reiner's interview for the Archive of American Television
- "Remembering the Dick Van Dyke Show" (Carl Reiner)
- Profile of Carl Reiner at Jewish Times
- Carl Reiner on His New Memoir "I Remember Me"