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Hollywood Flashback: Carl Reiner First Struck Emmy Gold in 1957

After winning for NBC's 'Caesar's Hour' in 1957, over his 70-plus-year career, Carl Reiner would win 11 Emmys, including seven for his next project 'The Dick Van Dyke…

Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke and More Pay Tribute to Carl Reiner in Private Zoom Memorial

Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, received an all-star sendoff during a private memorial Aug. 9.

Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to “Unassuming Superstar” Carl Reiner

Billy Crystal reflects on how Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, welcomed everyone with "open arms" and created a family: "He became like an uncle to me."

James Burrows Remembers Carl Reiner: “The Comedy World’s Greatest Straight Man”

James Burrows, legendary TV director and go-to guy for sitcom pilots like 'Taxi,' 'Cheers' (which he co-created), 'Frasier,' 'Friends' and 'Will & Grace' reflects on the late Carl Reiner's outsized…

‘The Jerk’ Co-writer Michael Elias on Lessons Learned From Carl Reiner: “He Was Always Teaching Me”

'The Jerk' co-writer Michael Elias remembers how the film's director, Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at age 98, guided him on everything from TV, to film, food — and toupees.

‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Creator Phil Rosenthal Remembers Carl Reiner: “He Made My Life Better”

The 'Somebody Feed Phil' star pays tribute to his comic hero turned friend, with whom he'd regularly lunch and laugh.

“Now This is Funny”: My Recent Afternoon at Carl Reiner’s House

The Hollywood Reporter's senior film editor Rebecca Keegan recalls the time she re-watched 'The Jerk' with the comedy legend.

‘Parks and Recreation’ Co-Creator Mike Schur Remembers Carl Reiner, “The Emperor of Comedy”

Mike Schur pays tribute to Carl Reiner, who appeared on a 'Parks and Recreation' episode alongside Amy Poehler. "For 98 years, comedy flowed through Carl Reiner, and radiated off him, and followed…

Critic’s Appreciation: From TV to Film to Twitter, Carl Reiner Was a Master

Carl Reiner packed a lot of brilliance into 98 years, from his collaborations with Mel Brooks to 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' to his films with Steve Martin to one hell of a great Twitter feed.

Carl Reiner: 8 of His Most Memorable Works

Carl Reiner's most memorable works including contributions to Sid Caesar's variety programs, 'The 2000 Year Old Man,' 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' and the 'Ocean's Eleven' franchise.

Mel Brooks, Steve Martin, Jerry Seinfeld, More Stars Pay Tribute to Carl Reiner: “A Master at His Craft”

Hollywood celebrities are paying tribute to Carl Reiner, who died Monday night at the age of 98. The multiple Emmy Award winning writer, director and actor created 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' and…

Carl Reiner, Who Always Left Them Laughing, Dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the quintessential straight man for Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks who based the beloved sitcom 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' on his own life and jump-started Steve Martin's big-screen career, has…