CARL REINER

March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020
The Bronx, New York City, New York
98 years old

“Every morning, I would actually look at the obituaries before I had breakfast. And as a joke I said if I was not in it, I would have the breakfast.”

— Carl Reiner

Known mostly for his comedic work, Carl Reiner was a frequent collaborator with comedic geniuses like Dick Van Dyke and Mel Brooks. He would direct films like “The Jerk” starring Steve Martin and was most known to me from his performances in all “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Ocean’s Twelve” and “Ocean’s Thirteen” as Saul Bloom alongside Brad Pitt and George Clooney. He would also cameo in films with his voice including “History of the World: Part I” and “Toy Story 4.” He’s also best known for being the father of actor/director Rob Reiner, but he also leaves behind another son and a daughter. He lost his wife, Estelle Lebost, in 2008. Carl Reiner is gone, but never forgotten.

FAVORITE PERFORMANCE

Saul Bloom in the “Ocean’s” series (2001-2007)

LAST PERFORMANCE SEEN

Ned Jones in “Parks and Recreation” (2012)

BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE

Voice of Carl Reineroceros in “Toy Story 4” (2019)

BIGGEST AWARD WIN

Over his career, Carl Reiner won 11 Emmy Awards

CARL REINER’S FILMOGRAPHY

FEATURE | ACTOR

1959Happy AnniversaryBud
1959The GazeboHarlow Edison
1961Gidget Goes HawaiianRuss Lawrence
1963The Thrill of It AllNazi Officer / Cad / Cowboy
1963It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad WorldTower Controller
1965The Art of LoveRodin
1966Alice of Wonderland in ParisAnatole (voice)
1966The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!Walt Whittaker
1966Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a TitleBald Bookstore Customer
1967A Guide for the Married ManTechnical Advise
1969The ComicAl Schilling
1969GenerationStan Herman
1973Ten from Your Show of Showsn/a
1977Oh, God!Dinah’s Guest
1978The EndDr. James Maneet
1979The JerkCarl Reiner The Celebrity
1981History of the World: Part IGod speaking to Moses (voice)
1982Dead Men Don’t Wear PlaidField Marshall VonKluck
1987In The MoodNewsreel Narrator (voice)
1987Summer SchoolMr. Dearadorian
1990The Spirit of ’76Dr. Von Mobil
1993Fatal InstinctJudge Ben Arugula
1998Slums of Beverly HillsMickey
2000The Adventures of Rocky & BullwinkleP.G. Biggershot
2001Ocean’s ElevenSaul Bloom
2001The MajesticStudio Executive (voice)
2003Good BoyShep (voice)
2004Ocean’s TwelveSaul Bloom
2006The Blue ElephantTian (voice)
2007Ocean’s ThirteenSaul Bloom
2014DumbbellsDonald Cummings
2018Duck Duck GooseLarry (voice)
2019Toy Story 4Carl Reineroceros (voice)

FEATURE | DIRECTOR

1967Enter Laughing
1969The Comic
1970Where’s Poppa?
1977Oh, God!
1978The One and Only
1979The Jerk
1982Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid
1983The Man with Two Brains
1984All of Me
1985Summer Rental
1987Summer School
1989Bert Rigby, You’re a Fool
1990Sibling Rivalry
1993Fatal Instinct
1997That Old Feeling

FEATURE | WRITER

1963The Thrill of It AllScreenplay | Story
1965The Art of LoveWritten by
1967Enter LaughingNovel | Screenplay
1969The ComicWritten by
1982Dead Men Don’t Wear PlaidWritten by
1983The Man with Two BrainsWritten by
1989Bert Rigby, You’re a FoolWritten by

CARL REINER‘S TELEVISION SERIES

TELEVISION | ACTOR

1948Campbell Summer Soundstagen/aEpisode: “A Kiss to Conquer”
1954Ponds TheaterSir Kay2 Episodes
1955The George Burns and
Gracie Allen Show
Hotel WaiterEpisode: “The Burnses and
Mortons Go to New York”
1957Playhouse 90RegisEpisode: “Topaze”
1959Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseGeorge GuthrieEpisode: “Martin’s Folly”
1959The Violinist(voice)Short
1960The Comedy SpotRob PetrieEpisode: “Head of the Family”
1961The New Steve Allen ShowDesigner Michael HowardEpisode: “#1.11”
1961-1966The Dick Van Dyke ShowVarious32 Episodes
1962AnatoleAnatoleShort
1964Burke’s LawChief Inspector House / Binky Fawcett2 Episodes
1964-1965Linus! The Lion HeartedBillie Bird (voice)3 Episodes
1966Funny Is FunnyBrutus (voice)Short
1967Good Morning WorldCarl ReinerEpisode: “Don’t Call Us and We Won’t Call You”
1969That GirlCarl ReinerEpisode: “She Never Had the Vegas Notion”
1970-1971Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-InGuest Performer3 Episodes
1971Night GalleryProfessor PeabodyEpisode: “The Diary”
1972This Week in NemtimNemtikTelevision movie
1972The Bold Ones: The New DoctorsDr. Arthur GravisEpisode: “A Nation of Human Pincushions”
1972-1973The New Dick Van Dyke ShowAnnouncer / Director2 Episodes
1974The Carol Burnett ShowVarious CharactersEpisode: “#7.17”
1974Julie and Dick at Covent GardenGhost of Drury LaneTelevision movie
1975The 2000 Year Old ManInterviewer (voice)Television movie
1975Medical StoryDr. ReiberTelevision movie
1976Good HeavensMr. Angel13 Episodes
1981SkokieAbbot RosenTelevision movie
1982Twilight Theatern/aTelevision movie
1984Faerie Tale TheatreGeppettoEpisode: “Pinocchio”
1988Mickey’s 60th BirthdayMel FelliniTelevision movie
1993FrasierRoger (voice)Episode: “Selling Out”
1995Mad About YouAlan BradyEpisode: “The Alan Brady Show”
1996Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManSalacious PriestEpisode: “Noir Gang”
1996The Right to Remain SilentNorman FriedlerTelevision movie
1997The Larry Sanders ShowCarl ReinerEpisode: “The Roast”
1997-2000King of the HillGarry Kasner (voice)2 Episodes
1998HerculesPrometheus (voice)Episode: “Hercules and the Promethus Affair”
1999Beggars and ChoosersSid BarryEpisode: “Always Leave ‘Em Laughing”
1999-2000Family LawAl Lipton2 Episodes
2000GlobehuntersMax (voice)Television movie
2002Crossing JordanHarry MacyEpisode: “For Harry, with Love & Squalor”
2002Ally McBealJohnson BuckEpisode: “Bygones”
2002-2003Life with BonnieMr. Portinbody3 Episodes
2002-2005The Bernie Mac ShowCarl Reiner / Neighbor3 Episodes
2003The Alan Brady ShowAlan Brady (voice)Television movie
2004The Dick Van Dyke Show RevisitedAlan BradyTelevision movie
2004-2005Father of the PrideSarmoti (voice)14 Episodes
2005Boston LegalMilton BombayEpisode: “Let Sales Ring”
2008The Adventures of Captain Cross DresserDr. Fillmore (voice)Television short
2009House M.D.Eugene SchwartzEpisode: “Both Sides Now”
2009Merry MadagascarSanta (voice)Television short
2009-2014Two and a Half MenMarty Pepper4 Episodes
2010The Penguins of MadagascarSanta Claus (voice)Episode: “The All Nighter Before Christmas”
2010-2011The Cleveland ShowMurray4 Episodes
2010-2014Hot in ClevelandMax / Carl8 Episodes
2011-2015American Dad!Irv / Mailbox #12 Episodes
2012Parks and RecreationNed JonesEpisode: “Campaign Shake-Up”
2014Bob’s BurgersHenry (voice)Episode: “Father of the Bob”
2014-2015Jake and the Never Land PiratesCaptain Treasure Tooth (voice)4 Episodes
2015WordGirlBlue BlazerEpisode: “The Good Old, Bad Old Days!/World’s Best Dad?”
2015Shimmer and ShineSanta Claus (voice)Episode: “Santa’s Little Genies”
2016Justice League ActionThe Wizard (voice)Episode: “Classic Rock (Shazam Slam Part 1)”
2016-2017Family GuyVarious (voice)2 Episodes
2017Young & HungryBernieEpisode: “Young & Vegas Baby”
2018Angie TribecaGlenn-Allen MixonEpisode: “Behind the Scandalabra”
2019Forky Asks a QuestionCarl Reineroceros (voice)Television short: “What Is Love?”

TELEVISION | DIRECTOR

1967Good Morning World4 Episodes
1971The First Nine Months Are the HardestTelevision movie
1971-1974The New Dick Van Dyke Show10 Episodes
1973A Touch of GraceEpisode: “A Touch of Grace”
1976Flannery and QuiltTelevision movie
1976Good Heavens7 Episodes

TELEVISION | WRITER

1954-1957Caesar’s Hour3 Episodes
1959-1960The Dinah Shore Chevy Show11 Episodes
1960The Comedy SpotEpisode: “Head of the Family”
1960A Date with DebbieTelevision movie
1961-1966The Dick Van Dyke Show158 Episodes
1964A Child’s Guide to ScreenwritingTelevision movie
1965Salute to Stan LaurelTelevision documentary
1966Funny Is Funny Short (story by)
1967The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca,
Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special
Television special
1971-1974The New Dick Van Dyke Show72 Episodes
1973Starring: Nancy ClancyTelevision movie (creator)
1973-1974Lotsa Luck!22 Episodes (created by)
1974Free to Be… You & MeTelevision movie (stories)
1975The 2000 Year Old ManTelevision movie
1976Flannery and QuiltTelevision movie
2003The Alan Brady ShowTelevision movie
2004The Dick Van Dyke Show RevisitedTelevision movie
2011The Cleveland ShowEpisode: “Your Show of Shows”

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