Carl Reiner, driving force in American comedy, dies at 98


Director and actor Carl Reiner has died. He had a long award winning career, earning nine Emmys over seven decades. His assistant said Reiner passed from natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills last night. He played Alan Brady on the Dick Van Dyke Show, which he created you doing here? You want to see ruins? Why don't Yu gotta grease really first my legs, then my hair What? Half my liver. Reiner and Mel Brooks performed on the Tonight Show they won a Grammy for their comedy album. What about What about the proof which comes from the plum? Why do they call it a prune? Prune approved? You'll have to be insane not to go in approved. Why? Because it's not a view it I said. I mean, it's rental. It looks. It looks like his most popular films as a director included, Oh God, starring George Burns, the Jerk with Steve Martin and all of May with Martin and Lily Tomlin in a tweet Today, Martin called Reiner his greatest mentor in movies and life. Governor Cuomo tweeted, he said Reiner Bronx born and bred, made TV comedy that endures to this day He made America laugh a true gift. New York extend our condolences to his family and many friends. Runners famous son, Rob Reiner called his dad. His guiding light. Carl Reiner was 98.

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