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Legendary Comedian Carl Reiner, Dies At Age 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, producer, director, and creator of the popular “The D*ck Van Dyke” show has died at age 98. His assistant, Judy Nagy revealed he died from natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills.


Reiner, the father of filmmaker Rob Reiner, won nine Emmy awards, including five for “The D*ck 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.

Legendary Comedian Carl Reiner, Dies At Age 98

Just days before his death, Reiner shared a tweet reflecting on his life and family.

See his tweet below:

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Carl Reiner also made his mark on the big screen, making his debut as a director and screenwriter with “Enter Laughing,” the 1967 movie adaptation of his own bestselling autobiography.


His career in film was not as groundbreaking as it was on TV, however, he will be well remembered for comedies such  as “Where’s Poppa?”, “The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming,” “Oh God!,” “The Jerk,” “Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid” and “All of Me.”


Reiner was married for 64 years to Estelle Lebost, who died in 2008. He is survived by his three children.


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