Actor, comedian, director, and producer Carl Reiner has won nine Emmy
Awards and one Grammy during his career. He partnered with Mel Brooks
as a writer and comedian starting in 1950 with Sid Caesar’s Your Show of
Shows on NBC. Before fame, Reiner worked as a machinist fixing sewing
machines before his older brother encouraged him to switch careers. Carl
is the father of director Rob Reiner.
NBC Television Theatre was the home of Sid Caesar’s Your Show of