Carl Reiner was born in New York, NY in 1922 and has had success as an actor, writer, director and producer. As an actor he has appeared on stage in CALL ME MISTER and INSIDE U.S.A. and on film in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming, The End and Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid. He has appeared as a regular on the television series Your Show of Shows (also writer), Caesar's Hour (also writer, Emmy Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, 1957), Sid Caesar Invites You (also writer, Emmy Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, 1958) and played Alan Brady in The Dick Van Dyke Show (also writer and producer, Emmy Award - Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, 1962, 1963 and 1964, and Outstanding Program Achievement in Entertainment, 1965). Other television appearances include Mad About You, Carol, Carl, Whoopie & Robin and The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special (co-winner, Emmy Award - Outstanding Writing Achievement in a Variety Show, 1967.
His screenplays include The Thrill of it All, Enter Laughing, The Comic, The Man with Two Brains and All of Me. His directorial credits include Enter Laughing, Where's Poppa, Oh, God!, The Jerk, The Man With Two Brains, All of Me and The Lonely Guy. He also contributed material to Marlo Thomas' production of FREE TO BE . . .YOU AND ME.
He collaborated with Mel Brooks on the recordings Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks: The 2000 Year Old Man, The 2001 Year Old Man and The 2013 Year Old Man..