Carl Reiner (born March 20, 1922) is an American actor, director, producer, and writer of comedy whose career spans nearly seven decades. During the early years of television comedy….from 1950 to 1957….he co-wrote and acted on Caesar’s Hour and Your Show of Shows….starring comedian Sid Caesar….and in the 1960’s….Reiner was best known as the creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.He also had great success as a film director and writer….partnering with Steve Martin in the 1970’s….when Reiner co-wrote and/or directed some of Martin’s most successful films….including 1979’s The Jerk. He did a comedy duo in the “2000 Year Old Man” with Mel Brooks….and acted in films such as the The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966) and the Ocean’s Trilogy. Reiner has won nine Emmy Awardsand one Grammy Award during his career. He is the father of actor and director Rob Reiner and author Annie Reiner…..and in this video he hosts HBO’s Young Comedians Show….and introduces a very funny French comedian…..Daniele Guyere (sp?)….as I am not even sure if this comedian’s name is spelled correctly…..but I do know he is a funny guy.