Carl Reiner Biography


Carl Reiner

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Birth Name: Carl Reiner
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   95 Years
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Carl Reiner who is renowned in the world for being the creator, writer and actor of the show, The Dick Van Dyke Show is the multi talented actor, director and producer from Untied States. He is also well known for being the writer of comedy. Six feet and one inch tall, Carl was born as Carl Reiner in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States of America to Bessie and Irving Reiner. He is an American and is of Romanian and Austrian descent.

On 24th of December 1943, Carl got married to Estelle Reiner. Estelle Reiner was an actress and singer from United States. She was also described as matriarch by The New York Times. As a married couple, they became parents of three children. On 25th of October 2008, she died of natural causes.

Carl began his career as a machinist repairing sewing machines. In the World War II, he joined United States Army and severed them as a radio operator. He was later transferred to Army Entertainment Section. He worked there for about three years till 1946 and then he began performing in the Broadway musicals. In 1950, he appeared in the show, Your Show of Shows where he was seen on air in skits. In 1954, he appeared in the comedy television show, Caesar's Hour and then in 1960, he joined The Steve Allen Show as a comedy duo with Brooks. He created the show, Head of the Family in 1959 but two years later it was re-titled to The Dick Van Dyke Show. His net worth is said to be around $70 million dollars.

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Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York

1922 20th of March

Six feet and one inch tall, Carl was born as Carl Reiner in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States of America to Bessie and Irving Reiner. He is an American and is of Romanian and Austrian descent.

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Joined United States Army

1943

Carl began his career as a machinist repairing sewing machines. In 1943 during the World War II, he joined United States Army and severed them as a radio operator. He was later transferred to Army Entertainment Section. 

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Married to Estelle Reiner

1943 24th of December

On 24th of December 1943, Carl got married to Estelle Reiner. Estelle Reiner was an actress and singer from United States. She was also described as matriarch by The New York Times. As a married couple, they became parents of three children. 

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First child, Rob Reiner

1947 6th of March

American actor and activist, Rob Reiner is his first child. Rob was born on 6th of March 1947 three years later after Carl got married to love of his life Estelle Reiner. Rob has also established himself as a director and producer. 

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Second child, Annie Reiner

1949

Annie Reiner who is an established author in United States is the second child of actor, director and producer Carl Reiner. Annie was born in 1949 to Carl Reiner and his sweet wife Estelle Reiner.

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Appeared in the show, Your Show of Shows

1950

He worked there for about three years and then he began performing in the Broadway musicals. In 1950, he appeared in the show, Your Show of Shows where he was seen on air in skits.

 

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Appeared in Caesar's Hour

1954

In 1954, he appeared in the comedy television show, Caesar's Hour. He appeared in this show till 1957 and then in 1960, he joined The Steve Allen Show as a comedy duo with Brooks. He also appeared with him in the comedy show, 2000 Year Old Man.

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1957

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. He has also been honored with this award several times. He won this award for the first time in 1957 for Best Supporting Performance by an Actor.

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Created the television show, Head of the Family

1959

He created the show, Head of the Family in 1959 but he was appreciated for this role by several members of the network. Two years later it was re-titled to The Dick Van Dyke Show. He appeared in this show playing the role of Dick Van Dyke.

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Third child, Lucas Reiner

1960

He became father for the third time in his life in 1960. He and his sweet wife, Estelle Reiner welcomed their third child together that year and that time it was a son and they named him Lucas Reiner. 

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Was honored as Star on the Walk of Fame

1960

He has been active in the entertainment industry since a long time. For this contribution, he was honored as the Star on the Walk of Fame in 1960. He has also once been honored with Temecula Valley International Film Festival.

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Won Writers Guild of America, USA

1995

Till now, he has been nominated in Writers Guild of America, USA for four different times and out of these four nominations he has been honored twice. He was awarded with this award for the first time in 1995.

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Won Grammy Awards

1999

Grammy Awards is a well known musical award and this award is honored annually to the popular musical artists. He has also once been honored with this award and that was in 1999 for Best Spoken Comedy Album.

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His wife Estelle Lebost died

2008 25th of October

He got married to Estelle Lebost at the end of 1943 and from this married life they became parents three times. They remained in this marriage bonding for more than 6 decades. On 25th of October 2008, she died of natural causes.

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