Hollywood comedy legend Carl Reiner has died aged 98 – all our favourite tributes

Tributes were being paid today to the Hollywood comedy legend Carl Reiner, who has died aged 98.

The writer, producer, director and great friend of Mel Brooks was responsible for a string of hit comedies with Steve Martin in the late ’70s and early ’80s including The Jerk and The Man With Two Brains.

In an extraordinary career he also created and co-wrote The Dick Van Dyke Show and acted in films including Ocean’s Eleven.

His son, film-maker Rob Reiner said this on Twitter today.

And here are just some of the many, many tributes that were being paid.

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RIP Carl Reiner

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