Dick Van Dyke Show creator and television legend Carl Reiner died at 98.
The legendary Hollywood artist died Monday evening at his home in Beverly Hills, surrounded by his family, reports TMZ.
There are no further details on the cause of death for the former entertainer yet, but he remained very active later.
RIP: The creator of the Dick Van Dyke Show of star Carl Reiner – pictured above in February 2015 – died at 98 years old
In 2018, Reiner said he wanted to “stay” to see Donald Trump vote outside the office.
The actor, actor, director, screenwriter and publisher has had an impressive career in the entertainment industry spanning seven decades.
Reiner was perhaps best known for creating the classic American sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, which aired from 1961 to 1966 and produced a total of 158 episodes over five seasons.
The show also created a star in Mary Tyler Moore, who was chosen to be the television wife of Dick Van Dyke.
Reiner made his theater debut, performing on several Broadway musicals, including Inside U.S.A and Alive and Kicking. He got his first TV break from the variety show of Sid Caesar Your Show of Shows in 1950, where he appeared on the air in sketches while also having the opportunity to write with Mel Brooks and Neil. Simon.
His working relationship with Mel Brooks will become fruitful, as they will team up as a comedy duo, appearing in films such as It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, World (1963) and The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966) , as well as the Ocean’s film series from 2001 to 2007.
Reiner had three children with his wife Estelle Lebost, who died in 2008, Lucas, Annie and Rob. His son Rob Reiner became a successful Hollywood director, known for The Princess Bride (1987) and A Few Good Men (1992).
Her other children, Annie Reiner, became playwrights and poets, while her son Lucas Reiner is a painter and engraver.
In memory: Carl Reiner at the 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 9, 1999 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California