The Evening Standard

Carl Reiner dead: Comedy legend and Dick Van Dyke Show star dies aged 98  

June 30, 2020

 

Prolific actor and comedian Carl Reiner has died at the age of 98.

US showbiz publication TMZ reports that the star died on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, surrounded by his family. His publicist confirmed the news to Variety, and said that Reiner had died of natural causes.

Reiner was known for his double act with fellow comedy star Mel Brooks.

The multi-talented star created, wrote and starred in The Dick Van Dyke show and also co-wrote and directed some of Steve Martin's best-loved comedies including Man with Two Brains and The Jerk.