Carl Reiner Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Carl Reiner Quick Info
Height6 ft 1½ in
Weight86 kg
Date of BirthMarch 20, 1922
Zodiac SignPisces
Eye ColorHazel

Carl Reiner was an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, and publisher whose notable credits include creating the iconic sitcom, The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966). His Instagram and Facebook accounts have more than 100k followers and his Twitter account has more than 400k followers.

Born Name

Carl Reiner

Nick Name


Carl Reiner seen celebrating Jon Cryer's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011
Carl Reiner seen celebrating Jon Cryer‘s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011 (Angela George / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


Carl was born on March 20, 1922.


He died on June 29, 2020, in California from natural causes at the age of 98.

Sun Sign


Born Place

The Bronx, New York, United States





Actor, Director, Comedian, Screenwriter, Publisher


  • Father – Irving Reiner (Watchmaker)
  • Mother – Bessie Mathias
  • Siblings – Charlie Reiner (Older Brother)


Observational Comedy, Sketch Comedy, Satire, Surreal Humor, Black Comedy, Deadpan


American Culture, Current Events, Human Interaction, Self-Deprecation, Pop Culture




6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm


86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Carl had dated –

  1. Estelle Lebost (1941-2008) – Carl was married to singer and actress Estelle Lebost from December 24, 1943, till Estelle’s passing on October 25, 2008. The couple had 2 sons – Robert Reiner (b. March 6, 1947) and Lucas Reiner (b. August 17, 1960), and a daughter named Annie Reiner (b. May 11, 1949).
(From left to right) Norman Jewison, Eve Marie Saint, and Carl Reiner as seen together in 2009
(From left to right) Norman Jewison, Eve Marie Saint, and Carl Reiner as seen together in 2009 (Canadian Film Centre / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


He had Austrian ancestry on his father’s side and was of Romanian descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color


However, his hair had turned gray with his advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Wide smile

Carl Reiner Favorite Things

Source – Vulture

Carl Reiner as seen in 1960
Carl Reiner as seen in 1960 (Loew’s Incorporated / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Carl Reiner Facts

  1. He served in World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946.
  2. In 2000, his directorial film The Jerk (1979) starring Steve Martin was ranked at #89 on the list of AFI’s 100 Years…100 Laughs.
  3. Mel Brooks was his lifelong best friend.
  4. Carl and his son Rob were the first father-and-son duo to get their footprints and handprints etched in a concrete slab outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in 2017.

Featured Image by Angela George / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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