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Rob Reiner
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Robert Norman Reiner

(1947-03-06) March 6, 1947 (age 74)
Occupation Actor, director, producer, writer, activist
Years active 1959–present
Spouse(s) Penny Marshall
(m. 1971–1981, divorced)
Michele Singer
(m. 1989–present)
Parent(s) Carl Reiner
Estelle Reiner (dead)

Rob Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and activist.

He acted in the All in the Family television series. He directed films, such as This Is Spinal Tap, The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally and The Bucket List.

Early life

Reiner was born to a Jewish family. He is the elder son of Carl Reiner and Estelle Reiner (nee Lebost, 1914-2008). He was born in the Bronx, New York City. He lived in New Rochelle, New York during his childhood. When he was 13, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he attended high school and university.

Personal life

Reiner is a Democrat and attended the 2012 Democratic National Convention in support of President Obama's re-election.



As director

Year Film Notes
1984 This Is Spinal Tap Also actor and writer
1985 The Sure Thing
1986 Stand by Me Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Director
Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Director
Nominated—Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
1987 The Princess Bride Also producer
1989 When Harry Met Sally... Also producer
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Director
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Film
Nominated—Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
1990 Misery Also producer
1992 A Few Good Men Also producer
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Picture
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Director
Nominated—Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
1994 North Also producer
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture
Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director
1995 The American President Also producer
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Director
1996 Ghosts of Mississippi Also producer
1999 The Story of Us Also actor and producer
2003 Alex & Emma Also actor and producer
2005 Rumor Has It...
2007 The Bucket List Also producer
2010 Flipped Also producer and writer
2012 The Magic of Belle Isle Also producer
2014 And So It Goes Also actor and producer
2015 Being Charlie Also producer
2016 LBJ Also producer
2017 Shock and Awe Also actor and producer

As actor

Year Film Role Notes
1967 Enter Laughing Clark Baxter
1969 Halls of Anger Leaky Couloris
1970 Where's Poppa? Roger
1971 Summertree Don
1977 Fire Sale Russel Fikus
1979 The Jerk Truck Driver Picking Up Navin Uncredited
1984 This Is Spinal Tap Marty DiBergi Also director and writer
1987 Throw Momma from the Train Joel
1990 Postcards from the Edge Joe Pierce
Misery Helicopter pilot Uncredited
Also director and producer
1993 Sleepless in Seattle Jay
1994 Bullets over Broadway Sheldon Flender
Mixed Nuts Dr. Klinsky
1995 For Better or Worse Dr. Plosner
Bye Bye Love Dr. David Townsend
1996 The First Wives Club Dr. Morris Packman National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
1998 Primary Colors Izzy Rosenblatt
1999 EDtv Mr. Whitaker
The Muse Rob Reiner
The Story of Us Stan Also director and producer
2001 The Majestic Studio executive Voice role
2003 Alex & Emma Wirschafter Also director and producer
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Rob Reiner
2006 Everyone's Hero Screwie Voice role
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Max Belfort
2014 And So It Goes Artie Also director and producer
2017 Sandy Wexler Marty Markowitz
Shock and Awe John Walcott Also director and producer


As actor

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Batman Delivery Boy Episode: "The Penguin Declines"
1967 The Andy Griffith Show Joe, The Printer's Apprentice Episode: "Goober's Contest"
1967 The Mothers-In-Law Joe Turner Episode: "The Career Girls"
1967–1969 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Various 3 episodes
1969 The Beverly Hillbillies Mitch 2 episodes
1970 Room 222 Tony Season 1, Episode 25: Funny Money
1971 The Partridge Family Snake Episode: "A Man Called Snake"
1971–1978 All in the Family Michael "Meathead" Stivic Series regular
Actor – 182 episodes
Writer – 4 episodes
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1974, 1978)
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1972, 1973, 1975)
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Television (1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977)
1974 The Odd Couple Sheldn, Myrna's boyfriend Episode: "The Rain in Spain"
1976 The Rockford Files Larry 'King' Sturtevant Episode: "The No-Cut Contract"
1978 Free Country Joseph Bresner 5 episodes
1978 More Than Friends Alan Corkus TV movie
1979 Archie Bunker's Place Michael Stivic 2 episodes
1982 Million Dollar Infield Monte Miller TV movie
Also writer
2006 Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip (Himself) The Host Celebrity Episode: "The Focus Group"
2012–2018 New Girl Bob Day 10 episodes
2017 When We Rise Dr. David Blankenhorn 2 episodes
2018 The Good Fight Judge Josh Brickner Episode: "Day 422"

As writer or director

Year Title Notes
1967 The Smothers Brothers Writer only
20 episodes
1971–1972 All in the Family Writer – 4 episodes
Also actor
1972 The Super Co-creator and writer
1974 Happy Days Co-wrote the first episode
1978 More Than Friends TV movie
1981 Likely Stories: Vol. 1 TV movie
Writer and director
1982 Million Dollar Infield TV movie
Also actor

As self

Year Title Role Notes
1973 The $10,000 Pyramid Guest as himself on debut week 5 episodes
1975 Saturday Night Live Host/Various Episode: "Rob Reiner"
1987–1990 It's Garry Shandling's Show Himself 4 episodes
1991 Morton & Hayes Narrator 6 episodes
1994 The Larry Sanders Show Himself Episode: "Doubt of the Benefit"
2000 The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner Himself Special
2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself Episode: "The Thong"
2006 The Simpsons Himself Episode: "Million-Dollar Abie"
Voice role
2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Himself Episode: "The Focus Group"
2009 Hannah Montana Himself Episode: "You Gotta Lose This Job"
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place Himself Episode: "Future Harper"
2010 30 Rock Rep. Rob Reiner/Stanley the Dog Episode: "Let's Stay Together"
2010–2017 Real Time with Bill Maher Guest 7 episodes
2014 The Case Against 8 Himself HBO documentary
2015 Happyish Himself 2 episodes
2015 The Comedians Himself Episode: "Misdirection"
2018 André the Giant Himself HBO documentary
2019 The Big Interview Himself Episode: "Carl and Rob Reiner"

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