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Rob Reiner Being Charlie

September 6, 20168 min
Famed actor and filmmaker Rob Reiner was born Robert Norman Reiner on March 6, 1947, in the Bronx, New York. The son of comedic genius Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner has enjoyed great success in the entertainment industry, both behind and in front of the camera. He spent his early years surrounded by show business personalities such as Sid Caesar and Mel Brooks, while his father worked on hit television program Your Show of Shows in the early 1950s. Reiner also spent time on the set of his father's next successful series, The Dick Van Dyke Show, starring Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore. According to family friend and legendary producer Norman Lear, Reiner showed great comedic promise as a child. He moved to California with his family when he was 13 and attended Beverly Hills High School, where he became friends with future actors Albert Brooks and Richard Dreyfuss. Wanting to pursue a career in comedy, Reiner started a group called The Session with some friends. After high school, Reiner

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