Happy Birthday: Carl Reiner

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Carl Reiner.jpgCarl Reiner

Born: March 20, 1922 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

Married to:
Estelle Reiner (24 December 1943 – 25 October 2008) (her death) (3 children)

Inviting people to laugh with you while you are laughing at yourself is a good thing to do. You may be the fool but you’re the fool in charge.

[on Steve Martin] He’s one of my favorite people in the world because he’s a cool cat. He looks like an accountant, but he is one of the most tangential thinkers. He thinks in a way that nobody else thinks. He has a brilliant mind, putting things together that don’t go together, and make you laugh. He’s one of the great creative forces we have today.

[on Sid Caesar] He was a saxophonist but had a sense of memory – where you pick up something and mime it. We wanted to…

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