Carl Reiner, one of Hollywood’s most iconic comedic talents whose career spanned seven decades, has died at the age of 98. If you know anything about the great Carl Reiner, you know the man was a genius!
Reiner, the father of filmmaker and activist Rob Reiner, was the winner of nine Emmy awards, including five for “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” His most popular films as a director included “Oh God,” starring George Burns, in 1977; “The Jerk,” with Steve Martin, in 1979; and “All of Me,” with Martin and Lily Tomlin, in 1984.
Reiner is survived by his three children, Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner and Lucas Reiner. Carl Reiner’s wife, Estelle, died in 2008. They had been married for nearly 65 years.
Let’s head back to 1967 for one of the most famous bits he created with another comedic genius Mel Brooks, called “The 2000 Year Old Man”