Carl Reiner, one of the most prolific entertainers in the history of show business has died.
The news of his death was made known on twitter by Jay Tower a Detroit host and tv anchor with the information that he died Monday night at his Beverly Hills home with his his family with him when he passed at the age of 98.
— Jay Towers (@JayTowers) June 30, 2020
According to TMZ .. Reiner was a producer. He was also a director. He was also an actor. He was also a Grammy winner. He won 9 Emmys in over 7 decades. He has more than 400 credits.
Where to begin? Well, for all you youngins’ … you may have caught Carl in “Toy Story 4.”
Carl in his life time made a best-selling album with Mel Brooks called “2000 Years with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks” which earned a Grammy nomination and sparked his writing career.
There were other smash hits, including directing “Oh God” with George Burns and “The Jerk” with Steve Martin. He worked with Martin on several movies, including “Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid,” “Man with Two Brains” and “All of Me.”
Reiner appeared in a bunch of TV shows and movies, including “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming,” and “Enter Laughing.”
The directing credits are endless — “Summer Rental” with John Candy, “Summer School” with Mark Harmon, “That Old Feeling” with Bette Midler and “Sibling Rivalry” with Kirstie Alley and Carrie Fisher.
Carl appeared on lots of hit TV shows, including “Two and a Half Men,” “Hot in Cleveland” and “House.” He was also in “Ocean’s 11” and “Ocean’s Thirteen.”
We last talked to him in 2013, leaving “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
Before his death Carl has received the prestigious Mark Twain Prize awrad in 2000.
He is survived by his wife Estelle lovely three kids.
Carl’s wife Estelle whom he got married to in 1943 later died in 2008.