Carl Reiner Has Passed Away
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Carl Reiner, the performer, writer, and director who has earned a place in comedy history several times over, has just passed away in Beverly Hills, CA at age 98. “He was a comedian himself, and he truly understood and still understands comedy,” Sid Caesar said of Reiner in his book “Caesar’s Hours” (2003), written with Eddy Friedfeld. “Most people still don’t realize the importance of a straight man in comedy, or how difficult that role is. Carl had to make his timing my timing.” Caesar further added, “Mr. Reiner was the best straight man I’ve ever worked with.” Carl Reiner will surely be missed by many.
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From 2015: Carl Reiner, still making us laugh
Carl Reiner, the funnyman behind TV classics like "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and movies like "The Jerk,” died on June 29, 2020 at the young age of 98. In this interview with ”Sunday Morning” correspondent Tracy Smith originally broadcast on March 8, 2015, the writer-director-actor proved that he had never stopped cracking us up.
Carl Reiner Virtually Watched TV With Mel Brooks
Hollywood icon Carl Reiner passed away Monday evening of natural causes in his Beverly Hills home, at age 98. The iconic director, producer, writer and actor was featured in over 100 films and television series, including the “Oceans” film series and “Slums of Beverly Hills.” Reiner also created the legendary “Dick Van Dyke Show” for CBS. His decades-long friendship with Mel Brooks was famous. During quarantine they even watched TV together virtually.
Carl Reiner's First Appearance On "Late Night With Conan O'Brien"
(Original airdate: 07/10/95) Carl Reiner stakes out his territory on the “Late Night” set, talks about creating “The Dick Van Dyke Show," and more.
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