Carl Reiner is an entertainment legend. An American actor, director, producer and writer of comedy. Reiner has earned 9 Emmy Awards out of 15 nominations, three as a writer, three as an actor and two awards as a producer. He was also honoured with Grammy Award for his album.
"Lust Is Easy Love Is Hard Like Is Most Important"
"A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water"
A Shy child, Reiner fantasized about becoming an actor. This led Reiner to change his career plans and joining Paul Gilmore's theatre company at the age of 17. During World War II Reiner served in U.S. military initially as a radio operator and then transferred to entertainment unit performing for his fellow servicemen. After the war ended, Reiner took up as a stand-up comedian in a resort honing his skills. Reiner made his debut in a musical revue "Inside U.S.A.", one of the super hits with 399 performances.
Using his own experiences, in 1961, Reiner developed a sitcom ‘Head of the Family’ and was the show star. The show was such a big hit that it brought Reiner five Emmy awards. Looking forward to adding flying wings to his career Reiner made his film directorial debut with “Enter Laughing” (1967). In 1970’s Reiner directed more films, most of them were smash hits. He directed his last film named “That Old Feeling” in 1997.
Reiners’s career has continued on in the 21st century, and he most recently has appeared in Ocean’s Eleven and its two sequels. He has also written numerous books and quotes. His quotes related to humor are exemplary.