Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Carl Reiner


Carl Reiner is celebrated as the co-star, with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, of the legendary television program "Your Show of Shows"; as creator and co-star (the toupéed Alan Brady) of "The Dick Van Dyke Show"; as director of numerous feature films, including "The Jerk" and "Oh, God!"; as the father of Rob Reiner and two other successful children; and the husband of the late jazz vocalist Estelle Reiner. He is the recipient of 12 Emmy awards, a Grammy and the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Comedy, and was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. Reiner has scripted and starred in scores of films and television offerings, and is the author of a number of books, including Enter Laughing (the basis for the film and Broadway play), Continue Laughing , How Paul Robeson Saved My Life, My Anecdotal Life, Just Desserts and three children′s books.

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