There he worked as a writer and performer on Your Show Of Shows and later creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, which is widely considered to be one of the greatest television shows ever.
Even younger audiences are familiar with Reiner's work.
Reiner is survived by three children, including Rob Reiner, director of several hit movies and known for playing Archie Bunker's son-in-law Meathead in the hit TV comedy All in the Family. "You may be the fool but you are the fool in charge". Reiner stayed with Caesar throughout the 1950s, until he developed his own show about a comedy writer, which was given to Van Dyke as a vehicle along with Mary Tyler Moore.
Born in NY in 1922, Reiner was the son of Jewish immigrants to the United States, and served in the U.S. air force during the second world war.More news: Gilead Sciences Announces Pricing for COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir
But his career took a decisive turn after he joined the Army Signal Corps during World War II.
He got his start by appearing in several Broadway musicals, including "Inside U.S.A." and "Alive and Kicking" before securing the lead role in "Call Me Mister".
Riener's close friend, actor Alan Alda, wrote on Twitter that Reiner's "talent will live on for a long time, but the loss of his kindness and decency leaves a hole in our hearts".
Asked why the cross became a symbol for Christianity, for example, Brooks replied: "It was easier to put together than the Star of David". Reiner also created and starred in the Dick Van Dyke Show. "It was about me and my wife, living in New Rochelle and working on the Sid Caesar show".More news: Dr. Fauci Tells Senators The US Is "Going In The Wrong Direction"
Just yesterday, Reiner had tweeted: "Nothing pleases me more than knowing that I have lived the best life possible by having met & marrying the gifted Estelle (Stella) Lebost (who passed away in 2008), who partnered with me in bringing Rob, Annie & Lucas Reiner into to this needy & evolving world". The series, considered a TV sitcom classic, ended its run in 1966.
Reiner and Martin teamed up on three more films in the 1980s, "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid", "The Man with Two Brains" and "All of Me".
He later appeared as an elderly con man in the 2001 remake of Ocean's Eleven.
He struck gold directing George Burns in the smash hit 1977 comedy Oh, God!, and then followed it up two years later with the inaugural Steve Martin vehicle The Jerk. In a tweet promoting the video, Reiner said, "What I am most proud of are, creating The Dick Van Dyke Show and informing Mel Brooks that he's 2000 Years Old and knows everything".More news: Nets’ DeAndre Jordan tests positive for COVID-19, won’t play in Orlando
But Reiner never strayed far from television, continuing to make guest appearances on various shows such as "Two and a Half Men" and "Hot in Cleveland" well into his 90s, as well as keeping up a busy Twitter account.