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Entertainment Rob Reiner, George Clooney, Dick Van Dyke and more stars pay tribute to 'comedy legend' Carl Reiner

03:31  01 july  2020
03:31  01 july  2020 Source:   celebrity.nine.com.au

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Hollywood dignitaries, from Rob Reiner to Alan Alda, took to social media on Tuesday to pay tribute to the late Carl Reiner . Reiner , the 98-year-old whose legendary career as a comedy writer, director More from Variety. Carl Reiner , Comedy Legend and ' Dick Van Dyke Show' Creator, Dies at 98.

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Hollywood dignitaries, from Rob Reiner to George Clooney, took to social media on Tuesday to pay tribute to the late Carl Reiner. Reiner, the 98-year-old whose legendary career as a comedy writer, director and producer spanned over 60 years, died Monday of natural causes.

His son Rob Reiner wrote, "Last night my dad passed away. As I write this my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light."

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Clooney, who collaborated with Reiner on the Ocean's Eleven movies, told Variety, "Carl Reiner made every room he walked into funnier, smarter, kinder. It all seemed so effortless. What an incredible gift he gave us all. His was a life well lived and we're all the better for it. Rest in peace my friend."

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carl Reiner , a driving force in American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co- star of the classic sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show," has Rob Reiner , Alan Alda and More Pay Tribute to ‘ Comedy Legend ’ Carl Reiner .

Rob Reiner Pays Tribute to Late Father Carl Reiner : 'He Was My Guiding Light'. Alan Alda, Ed Asner, Joy Behar and more stars A number of starry tributes have also come pouring in as Hollywood mourns the loss of the stand-up comedian , actor, director, producer, writer and singer, best known for

Reiner's longtime friend Alan Alda said, "His talent will live on for a long time, but the loss of his kindness and decency leaves a hole in our hearts. We love you, Carl."

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Steve Martin — the star of several films directed by Reiner, including The Jerk, All of Me with Lily Tomlin, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid and The Man With Two Brains — tweeted on Tuesday, "Goodbye to my greatest mentor in movies and in life. Thank you, dear Carl."

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Dick Van Dyke, star of Reiner's classic sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, offered his condolences. "My idol, Carl Reiner, wrote about the human comedy," Van Dyke wrote on Twitter. "He had a deeper understanding of the human condition, than I think even he was aware of. Kind, gentle, compassionate, empathetic and wise. His scripts were never just funny, they always had something to say about us."

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But many remember Reiner for “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” one of the most It starred Van Dyke as a television comedy writer working for a demanding, eccentric boss ( Reiner ) and living with Reiner is the father of actor-director Rob Reiner . His death was first reported Tuesday by celebrity website TMZ.

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Bernadette Peters, who starred in Reiner's 1979 screwball comedy The Jerk with Martin, said, "Dearest Carl this was your last tweet always always caring til the end. We shall miss you very much."

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Jerry Seinfeld said, "Anyone in comedy who got to know or even just meet Carl Reiner felt that they had been given a great gift."

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Bette Midler, who played Lilly Leonard in Reiner's romantic comedy That Old Feeling, wrote, "I worked with him, loved him, and consider myself one of the luckiest people in the world to have once attended lunch with his hilarious, guarrulous gang..."

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Actress Amber Tamblyn, who briefly worked with Reiner on Two and a Half Men, shared a photo from set with Holland Taylor. She captioned the picture, "We will miss you, Carl. You were a gift to this world."

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Carl Reiner Was Comedy 's Best Friend. The legendary entertainer, known for the Dick Van Dyke Carl Reiner , a longtime titan of show business, has died of natural causes at 98 years old. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at

Comedy legend Carl Reiner has died. He was 98. Reiner was a prolific entertainer, director, actor, screenwriter and publisher, with a career spanning The " Dick Van Dyke Show" creator also directed more than a dozen films, including "The Jerk" and "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" with Steve Martin

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Three days before he died, Reiner, who was prolific on Twitter, reflected on his own life.

"Nothing pleases me more than knowing that I have lived the best life possible by having met & marrying the gifted Estelle (Stella) Lebost — who partnered with me in bringing Rob, Annie & Lucas Reiner into to this needy & evolving world," he wrote.

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