Carl Reiner, the quintessential straight man for Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks who based beloved sitcom ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ on his own life and jump-started Steve Martin’s big-screen career, has died, his assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 98.

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22 thoughts on “Hollywood Legend Carl Reiner Dies at 98 | THR News

  1. The Golden Age of Comedy wouldn’t been the same without Carl Reiner. He will be missed. What a ham. What a legend. I have to go back and watch Toy Story 4 in honor.

  2. JUST WAS GOING THROUGH HIS LIFE TWO DAYS BACK AND I WAS HAPPY HE WAS STILL ALIVE.BUT THEN THIS HAPPENED RIP.

  3. Oh God I love tht old movie w/George Burns & tht country singer 😚forget his name ** Denver… 🤔🤔John? The movie sweet so cute

  4. He never was willing to stir All In The Family and Blazing Saddles-like controversy, but he still had a talent for writing good humor for a pro-puritan audience

  5. I owe so much of my childhood laughter to him. What an icon! Rest in peace you kind and funny soul!

  6. Carl Reiner is a legend as an actor, director, and writer. He will be sorely missed.

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