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Rob Reiner

Knowledge Identifier: +Rob_Reiner


Rob Reiner

American actor, director, producer, writer, and political activistadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (76%), California (10%), United Kingdom (6%)

Main connections: California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicholson

Linked to: Democratic Party, Jews, UCLA Film School, American Broadcasting Company




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Rob Reiner was born in 1947 add something


At the age of 13, Rob moved with his family to the Los Angeles area, where he attended Beverly Hills High School with Richard Dreyfuss, Bonnie Franklin and Albert Brooks. add something


Reiner began his career writing for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1968 and 1969. add something


Tim McIntire - He co-starred in the 1968 pilot "Justice For All" as Dickie; after it became a series as "All in the Family", the part was renamed Mike and played by Rob Reiner


Leigh French - She and Rob Reiner played hippies in the 1969 "Flower Power" episode of "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." French can be seen in such films as "WUSA" , "The Drowning Pool" , "The Hollywood Knights" , and "The Long Days of Summer"


Penny Marshall - On April 10, 1971, Marshall married actor/director Rob Reiner, and her daughter took the name Tracy Reiner


Beginning in the 1980s, Reiner became known as a director of successful Hollywood films. add something


Christopher Guest - Guest married actress Jamie Lee Curtis in 1984 at the home of their mutual friend Rob Reiner


When Harry Met Sally... - In 1984, director Rob Reiner, producer Andy Scheinman and writer Nora Ephron met over lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York City to develop a project


Harry Shearer - Shearer co-created, co-wrote and co-starred in Rob Reiner's 1984 film "This Is Spinal Tap"


Stand by Me (film) - "'Stand by Me"' is a 1986 American coming of age drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell


Chris Sarandon - The Princess Bride - He is best known in the film industry for his role as Prince Humperdinck in Rob Reiner's 1987 film "The Princess Bride", though he has had supporting parts in some other successful films such as the original "Child's Play"


Mandy Patinkin - Patinkin played Inigo Montoya in Rob Reiner's 1987 "The Princess Bride", in which he delivers the iconic line, "Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya


Derbyshire - The 1987 film "The Princess Bride" by Rob Reiner, starring Robin Wright and Cary Elwes, was partly filmed in Derbyshire


Reiner married photographer Michele Singer in 1989. add something


Misery (film) - Directed by Rob Reiner, the film received critical acclaim for Bates's performance as the psychopathic Annie Wilkes, and Bates won the 1990 Academy Award for Best Actress for her role, making "Misery", as of 2014, the only Stephen King adaptation to be an Oscar winning film


Robert Richardson (cinematographer) - In 1992, he worked as director of photography on Rob Reiner's "A Few Good Men" and served as a 2nd unit photographer for Haskell Wexler on "To the Moon, Alice", a "Showtime 30-Minute Movie"


A Few Good Men - "'A Few Good Men"' is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore, with Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, Wolfgang Bodison, James Marshall, J. T. Walsh, and Kiefer Sutherland in supporting roles


Reba McEntire - " In 1994, McEntire worked with director, Rob Reiner in the film, "North," playing Ma Tex. The film obtained negative reviews, receiving only two and a half stars from "Allmovie


The American President - "'The American President"' is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Aaron Sorkin


Medgar Evers - The 1996 film "Ghosts of Mississippi," directed by Rob Reiner, tells the story of the 1994 retrial of Beckwith, in which prosecutor DeLaughter of the US District Attorney's office secured a conviction in federal court


Ghosts of Mississippi - "'Ghosts of Mississippi"' is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods


In 1997, Reiner and wife Michele founded the "I Am Your Child Foundation," now "Parents' Action for Children," a non-profit organization promoting early childhood development by producing and distributing celebrity-hosted educational videos for parents. add something


In 1998, Reiner chaired the campaign to pass Prop 10, the California Children and Families Initiative, which created First 5 California, a program of early childhood development services, funded by a tax on tobacco products. add something


He served as the first chairman of First 5 California, from 1999 to 2006. add something


Howie Klein - His anti-censorship efforts earned him one of two Spirit of Liberty Awards bestowed in 1999 by People for the American Way; co-honored that year was filmmaker and actor Rob Reiner


He campaigned extensively for Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore in 2000, and he campaigned in Iowa for Democratic Presidential candidate Howard Dean just before the 2004 Iowa caucuses. add something


Paul Shaffer - Shaffer has appeared in a number of motion pictures over the years, including a small role in Rob Reiner's "This Is Spinal Tap", "Blues Brothers 2000", a scene with Miles Davis in the Bill Murray film "Scrooged" and as a passenger in John Travolta's taxicab in "Look Who's Talking Too." In addition, Shaffer lent his voice to Disney's animated feature and television series "Hercules," as the character Hermes


Aaron Sorkin - During the 2004 US presidential election campaign, the liberal advocacy group MoveOn's political action committee enlisted Sorkin and Rob Reiner to create one of their anti-Bush campaign advertisements


Martin Sheen - In 2004 along with Rob Reiner, Sheen campaigned for Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean, and later campaigned for nominee John Kerry


Lori Alan - In 2005, she joined Warren Beatty, Rob Reiner, Kurtwood_Smith and Jason George to help voice commercials against proposals made by California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger


Reiner came under criticism for campaigning for a ballot measure to fund state-run preschools while still chair of the First Five Commission, causing him to resign from his position on March 29, 2006. add something


Reiner was mentioned as a possible candidate to run against California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006 but decided not to run for personal reasons. add something


Jack Nicholson - In November 2006, Nicholson began filming his next project, Rob Reiner's The Bucket List, a role for which he shaved his head.


He introduced Spinal Tap at the London Live Earth concert in July 2007. add something


Marlon Brando - In a 2007 "Best Life" article, praising his performance in "On the Waterfront", Rob Reiner wrote: "Marlon Brando gives the single greatest performance ever


He endorsed Hillary Clinton for president for the 2008 election add something


Charlton Heston - Heston's funeral was held a week later on April 12, 2008, in a ceremony which was attended by 250 people including Nancy Reagan and Hollywood stars such as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Olivia de Havilland, Keith Carradine, Pat Boone, Tom Selleck, Oliver Stone , Rob Reiner, and Christian Bale


Real Time with Bill Maher - He identified himself as having no religious affiliation on the January 13, 2012, episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher" add something


Fred Willard - In 2012 he played Al Kaiser in the Rob Reiner film, The Magic of Belle Isle starring Morgan Freeman and Virginia Madsen


Since the 2016 election, he has continued to campaign against Donald Trump, calling him a racist, sexist, anti-gay, and anti-Semitic, and compared him to the Nazi police at Auschwitz add something


Amanda Moore - In July 2016, she appeared on the song "Fight Song" alongside Eva Longoria, Alan Cumming, America Ferrera, Billy Porter, Ian Somerhalder, Idina Menzel, Jaime King, Jane Fonda, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Josh Lucas, Julie Bowen, Kathy Najimy, Kristin Chenoweth, Mary McCormack, Mary-Louise Parker, Nikki Reed, Renee Fleming, Rob Reiner, Sia, T. R. Knight and Rachel Platten for the 2016 Democratic National Convention


In June of 2017, Reiner called for all out war against conservatives add something


Morgan Freeman - On September 19, 2017, Freeman featured in a highly controversial video launched by the "Committee to Investigate Russia" group organized by film director Rob Reiner and "The Atlantic" senior editor David Frum, with the involvement of former National Intelligence director James Clapper and a number of neoconservative thinkers


The Beach Boys - In July 2018, Wilson, Jardine, Love, Johnston, and Marks reunited for a one-off Q&A session moderated by director Rob Reiner at the Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles