Comedy legend Carl Reiner dies at 98
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Iconic comedian and actor Carl Reiner died at the age of 98 of natural causes Monday night, his assistant confirmed to Variety

The Bronx-born Reiner is best known as the creator, writer, producer, director and co-star of "The Dick Van Dyke Show," which ran from 1961 to 1966 and won five Emmys. 

All told, Reiner captured 11 Emmys for his work in television and also won a Grammy award in 1999 for best comedy album. 

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He also won accolades for his movie roles, including in hits such as "Ocean's 11" and "The Jerk,” which he also directed.

One of Reiner's last tweets expressed some final thoughts on his family and late wife, Estelle, before his passing two nights later. He is survived by his three children: actor and director Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner and Lucas Reiner. Reiner's wife died in 2008 after nearly 65 years of marriage. 

Public figures far and wide, including son Rob, paid their respects to Reiner after news broke of his death on Tuesday morning.

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