Carl Reiner

1922 - 2020

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Carl Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020) was an American actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, and author whose career spanned seven decades. During the early years of television comedy from 1950 to 1957, he acted on and contributed sketch material for Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour, starring Sid Caesar, writing alongside Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen. Reiner teamed up with Brooks and together they released several iconic comedy albums beginning with 2000 Years with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks (1960). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Reiner has received more than 6,455,958 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Carl Reiner is the 666th most popular actor (up from 1,016th in 2019), the 1,210th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,908th in 2019) and the 333rd most popular American Actor.

Carl Reiner is most famous for his work on The Dick Van Dyke Show, which he co-created and starred in.

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Among actors, Carl Reiner ranks 666 out of 10,030Before him are Pedro Armendáriz, Eric Roberts, Bette Midler, Elsa Martinelli, Brooke Shields, and River Phoenix. After him are Lita Grey, Cesar Romero, Alyson Hannigan, Mads Mikkelsen, Barry Nelson, and Vera Miles.

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Among people born in 1922, Carl Reiner ranks 59Before him are Jake LaMotta, Cornelius Castoriadis, Yuri Lotman, Blake Edwards, Francesco Rosi, and Toots Thielemans. After him are Joan Fuster, Juan Antonio Villacañas, Michel Galabru, Roger Etchegaray, Luis Echeverría, and Ugo Tognazzi. Among people deceased in 2020, Carl Reiner ranks 80Before him are Honor Blackman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Vera Lynn, Robert Shavlakadze, Ken Shimura, and James Randi. After him are Kim Ki-duk, John Saxon, Trini Lopez, Vittorio Gregotti, Michel Hidalgo, and Joaquín Peiró.

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Among people born in United States, Carl Reiner ranks 1,210 out of 15,968Before him are E. O. Wilson (1929), Andrew Dickson White (1832), River Phoenix (1970), Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Albert Pike (1809), and Nelson Goodman (1906). After him are Dalton Trumbo (1905), Frank B. Kellogg (1856), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Lita Grey (1908), Bob Newhart (1929), and Pat Nixon (1912).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carl Reiner ranks 333Before him are Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), Jim Belushi (1954), Eric Roberts (1956), Bette Midler (1945), Brooke Shields (1965), and River Phoenix (1970). After him are Lita Grey (1908), Cesar Romero (1907), Alyson Hannigan (1974), Barry Nelson (1917), Vera Miles (1929), and John Payne (1912).

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