In 1995, Carl was honored with the Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement at the Writers Guild of America, USA.
In 2004, Carl was honored with the TV DVD Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2003, Carl was honored with the Career Achievement Award at the Television Critics Association Awards.
In 1978, Carl was nominated for a Saturn Award at the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA in the category of Best Director for his direction of the 1977 film Oh, God!.
Carl stands at 6' 2" or 1.88 m.
Carl's father, Irving Reiner, was a master watch maker.
He based Alan Brady on every comedian he knew about.
Carl: I'm a charming coward; I fight with words.
Carl Reiner: Inviting people to laugh with you while you are laughing at yourself is a good thing to do. You may be the fool but you're the fool in charge.
Carl Reiner: (Accepting an award at the 14th annual Emmy Awards Show for "The Dick Van Dyke Show") I wish someone would have let me know (that we won), I would have worn my hair!