• Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies

    6 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    NEW YORK - Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy's front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks' “2000 Year Old Man,” has died. He was 98.
    Reiner's assistant Judy Nagy said he died Monday night of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills, California.
    Reiner was the father of actor-director Rob Reiner, who tweeted that his “heart is hurting. He was my guiding light.” The younger Reiner starred as Archie Bunker's son-in-law on “All in the Family” and...
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  • Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies

    6 days ago - By Washington Post

    Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
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  • Carl Reiner, comedy's rare untortured genius, dies at 98

    6 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    NEW YORK - Carl Reiner, who died Monday at 98, was the rare untortured genius of comedy, his career a story of laughter and camaraderie, of innovation and triumph and affection. Reiner's persona was so warm and approachable - everyone's friend or favorite uncle - that you could forget that he was an architect of modern comedy, a “North Star,” in the words of Billy Crystal.
    As a writer and director, he mastered a genial, but sophisticated brand of humor that Steve Martin, Jerry Seinfeld and others emulated. As an actor, he was the ideal straight man for such manic performers as Mel Brooks...
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