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Carl Reiner Dies, Comedy Legend and Iconic Director Was 98

Carl Reiner Dies, Comedy Legend and Iconic Director Was 98

We've lost one of Hollywood's brightest talents as legendary filmmaker Carl Reiner has sadly passed away. A director, producer, and actor with over 400 credits to his name, Reiner's career spanned over seven decades, making him one of the most prolific entertainers in history. Sadly, TMZ is reporting that Reiner died on Monday evening at his home in Beverly Hills with his family by his side, though an exact cause wasn't revealed. He was 98 years old.

Carl Reiner was born on March 20, 1922, in The Bronx, New York. Taking an interest in acting as a teenager, Reiner was later performing on stage for troops during his stint with the Army Air Forces in the 1940's. He'd follow this up with performances in Broadway musicals, including a lead role in the show Call Me Mister. By 1950, he was appearing on television when he was cast in the sketch comedy series Your Show of Shows.

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