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Reiner, Carl

Syllabification: Rein·er, Carl
Pronunciation: /ˈrīnər
 
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Definition of Reiner, Carl in English:

( 1922-), US television writer and actor. He was a writer for Caesar’s Hour (1954–57) and wrote for and acted on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–66). He also directed movies such as Oh God! (1977), The Jerk (1979), and That Old Feeling (1997). His son Rob Reiner ( 1947-) (full name Robert Norman Reiner), noted for his role as the son-in-law on television’s All in the Family 1971–78, became a director, with such movies as The Princess Bride (1987), When Harry Met Sally (1989), The American President (1995), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), and The Bucket List (2007).

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