The Dick Van Dyke Show creator and TV legend Carl Reiner dies at 98
- TV legend Carl Reiner has died aged 98
- The Dick Van Dyke Show star passed away at his home in Beverly Hills Monday night surrounded by his family
- In 2018, Reiner had said he wanted to ‘stick around’ to see Donald Trump voted out of office
The Dick Van Dyke Show creator and TV legend Carl Reiner has died at 98.
The legendary Hollywood entertainer is said to have died Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, surrounded by his family, TMZ report.
There are no further details yet on the cause of the death of the veteran entertainer, but he had remained a very active in his later life.
RIP: The Dick Van Dyke Show creator at star Carl Reiner – pictured above in February 2015 – has died at 98
In 2018, Reiner had said he wanted to ‘stick around’ to see Donald Trump voted out of office.
The comedian, actor, director, screenwriter and publisher had an impressive career in the entertainment business that spanned seven decades.
Reiner was arguably best known for creating the classic American sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, that aired from 1961 to 1966 and produced a total of 158 episodes spanning five seasons.
The show also created a star in Mary Tyler Moore who was cast as Dick Van Dyke’s TV wife.
Reiner had three children with his wife Estelle Lebost, who died in 2008, Lucas, Annie, and Rob. His son Rob Reiner went on to become a successful Hollywood film director, known for The Princess Bride (1987) and A Few Good Men (1992).
His other children, Annie Reiner, went on to become an playwright and poet, while son Lucas Reiner is a painter and print maker.
Remembering: Carl Reiner at the 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 9, 1999 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California