It is difficult to think about comedy in Hollywood without a legend like Carl Reiner coming to mind. His legacy and achievements will continue to live on.
On Monday night, Reiner died in his home due to natural causes. Reiner was not only the producer and creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show , he acted, directed and won a Grammy for his comedy. Reiner also received 9 Emmys throughout the course of his career.
One of Carl Reiner's Final Tweets
Nothing pleases me more than knowing that I have lived the best life possible by having met & marrying the gifted E… https://t.co/AwFJk668KK— carl reiner (@carl reiner)1593300727.0
Just three days before his passing, Reiner took to Twitter to tell his followers:
"Nothing pleases me more than knowing that I have lived the best life possible by having met & marrying the gifted Estelle (Stella) Lebost---who partnered with me in bringing Rob, Annie & Lucas Reiner into this needy & evolving world."
His late wife, Estelle Reiner, passed away in 2008 due to natural causes. Estelle and Carl were married for over 60 years.
Carl's Famous Son Pays Tribute To His Dad
Last night my dad passed away. As I write this my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light.— Rob Reiner (@Rob Reiner)1593526826.0
Carl's Closest Friends and Collaborators Pay Tribute
https://t.co/QbycBcRzFo— Mel Brooks (@Mel Brooks)1593551038.0
My idol, Carl Reiner, wrote about the human comedy. He had a deeper understanding of the human condition, than I th… https://t.co/sDSWtVZKSu— Dick Van Dyke (@Dick Van Dyke)1593540799.0
Goodbye to my greatest mentor in movies and in life. Thank you, dear Carl. https://t.co/H7A4ZwIqfc— Steve Martin (@Steve Martin)1593531774.0
My friend Carl Reiner died last night. His talent will live on for a long time, but the loss of his kindness and de… https://t.co/g4YxawjLFj— Alan Alda (@Alan Alda)1593526208.0
Carl Reiner was a comedic giant, one of the smartest comedy minds ever. He used his voice to the very end, speaking… https://t.co/YtGvXwZR2c— Ben Stiller (@Ben Stiller)1593552831.0
Carl Reiner RIP One of our comedy heroes Thank you for everything you did for all of us Love to the Reiner family https://t.co/tBsiIelbdI— Adam Sandler (@Adam Sandler)1593543280.0
Carl Reiner was everything, every human being alive should hold up as a bright example of what one person can do wi… https://t.co/P3EWjqxYtp— Jamie Lee Curtis (@Jamie Lee Curtis)1593537877.0
The Dodgers are saddened to hear about the passing of Carl Reiner, an incredible talent and lifelong Dodger fan. Ou… https://t.co/mzIab1sux1— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Los Angeles Dodgers)1593543731.0
@carlreiner was a gift to us all. Hilarious,brilliant and always a gentleman. My relationship with him will always… https://t.co/gCm4yBxDQU— Billy Crystal (@Billy Crystal)1593537422.0
I’m sadly reflecting on the influence that @carlreiner had on comedy and me, but it doesn’t last because i remember… https://t.co/v7u49wjpbl— Bryan Cranston (@Bryan Cranston)1593545994.0
R.I.P. Carl Reiner. Growing up Carl was like a second dad to me. He was the greatest. Not just as a comic legend bu… https://t.co/TkcspBAIhB— Albert Brooks (@Albert Brooks)1593536077.0
I’ve known Carl Reiner my whole life and I can’t imagine a world without him. A loss for me, a loss for my family, a loss for all of us.— Max Brooks (@Max Brooks)1593531936.0
Carl Reiner's lives on through his children Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner and Lucas Reiner. The world will never forget the impact he has made.