(CNN)Here's a look at the life of Grammy and Emmy-winning actor, screenwriter, novelist and director, Carl Reiner.
Birth date: March 20, 1922
Nominated for 19 Primetime Emmy Awards with 12 wins, including seven awards for his work as writer and creator of "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
1942-1946 - Reiner serves in the Army during WWII. He transfers from the Army's signal corps to the Special Services Entertainment Unit, touring the South Pacific with a theater company that stages productions for the troops.