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Born: March 6, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1990:
Acted with father in time-travel comedy "The Spirit of '76," directed by brother Lucas Reiner
1999:
Appointed by California Governor Gray Davis to serve without salary as chairman of the nine-member state Children and Families First Commission
1993:
Castle Rock Entertainment (as well as New Line Cinema) purchased by the Turner Broadcasting System for $650 million
1991:
Created (in collaboration with Phil Mishkin) and executive produced the short-lived CBS sitcom "Morton & Hayes"
1974:
First TV producing and directing credits, in collaboration with Phil Mishkin, on the CBS sitcom pilot "Sonny Boy"
1972:
Wrote for the short-lived ABC sitcom "The Super"
1998:
Acted in the political satire "Primary Colors" directed by Nichols and scripted by Elaine May
1994:
Acted in Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway" and in Ephron's "Mixed Nuts"
1978:
First TV series as creator and executive producer (in collaboration with Mishkin), the short-lived sitcom "Free Country" (ABC); also wrote and starred as Lithuanian immigrant Joseph Bresner
1987:
Formed Castle Rock Entertainment (named for a fictional Maine town that appears in Stephen King's work) with partners Alan Horn, Glenn Padnick, Scheinman and Martin Shafer
1999:
Made cameo appearance as himself in Albert Brooks' Hollywood comedy "The Muse"
1995:
Reteamed with Sorkin, directing the romantic comedy "The American President"
2001:
Voice was used for a small part in "The Majestic"
1986:
Initial collaboration with producer Andrew Scheinman, "The Sure Thing"
1995:
Played a radio shrink in "Bye, Bye Love"
1991:
Acted in Nichols' "Regarding Henry"
2003:
Directed and co-wrote the feature "Alex and Emma"; also played the character Wirtschafter
1996:
Directed the civil rights drama "Ghosts of Mississippi"; co-star James Woods earned a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination
1978:
Executive produced and wrote (with Mishkin) first TV-movie, "More Than Friends" (ABC); also co-starred opposite Penny Marshall in the romantic comedy based on their own courtship
1990:
First feature collaboration with Mike Nichols, appearing in "Postcards From the Edge" as a movie producer
1999:
Honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (October 12); star is located next to his father's
1970:
Reteamed with father for "Where's Poppa?"
2010:
Directed the coming-of-age drama "Flipped," based on Wendelin Van Draanen's novel of the same name
2012:
Reunited with Freeman for "The Magic of Belle Isle"
2012:
Began a recurring role on "New Girl"
2015:
Played himself on the cable comedy "Happyish"
2014:
Directed the romantic comedy "And So It Goes"
2015:
Directed "Being Charlie," which was co-written by his son Nick Reiner
2016:
Was one of the celebrities to appear in the "Fight Song" music video, which was made in support of Hillary Clinton's candidacy for President
2017:
Played a supporting role in Adam Sandler comedy "Sandy Wexler"
1980:
Broadway acting debut in his father's play "The Roast"
1987:
First film as producer, "The Princess Bride"; also directed; initial collaboration with William Goldman who adapted the film from his novel of the same name; Crystal appeared in a cameo
1968:
TV writing debut, the ABC special "Romp"
1992:
Helmed the screen adaptation of Aaron Sorkin's Broadway play "A Few Good Men"; film received a Best Picture Oscar nomination
1993:
Played Tom Hanks' friend in Ephron's "Sleepless in Seattle"
1989:
Scored box office hit with the romantic comedy "When Harry Met Sally..." penned by Nora Ephron and co-starred Crystal
2005:
Stepped in to direct Jennifer Aniston and Kevin Costner in the comedy "Rumor Has It..."; replaced freshman director Ted Griffin who penned the script
2007:
Directed Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman in "The Bucket List" as two terminally ill men who escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of tasks to accomplish before they die
1966:
First appearance in film, "Enter Laughing" directed by father Carl Reiner
1987:
First feature acting role in ten years, in Danny De Vito's directorial debut "Throw Momma From the Train," co-starring Crystal and De Vito
1970:
First major film role in the teen drama "Halls of Anger"
1970:
Made TV acting debut in "The Partridge Family" (ABC)
1971:
Debut as a regular on a TV series, as Michael Stivic (aka 'Meathead') on the ground-breaking sitcom "All in the Family" (CBS); also wrote occasionally; earned Golden Globe (1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977) and Emmy (1972, 1973, 1975) nominations for Best Supporting Actor
1990:
Directed Kathy Bates in her Academy Award winning role, "Misery," an adaptation of a Stephen King novel
1984:
First feature film as director and first screenplay credit, "This is Spinal Tap"; also wrote several songs and acted; first feature collaboration with Billy Crystal
1986:
Helmed the coming-of-age tale "Stand By Me," adapted from a Stephen King novella
2013:
Appeared in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street"
2016:
Helmed the first big-screen bio pic about the nation's insatiable 36th President "LBJ", with Woody Harrelson playing Johnson
2017:
Appeared on TV mini-series "When We Rise"

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