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Reiner father and son to leave footprints at Chinese Theater

Associated Press logo Associated Press 3/9/2017
FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2000 file photo, Carl Reiner, left, appears with his son Rob Reiner at a Friars Club of California dinner in his honor in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Reiners are set to make history at the TCL Chinese Theatre, becoming the first father and son to jointly leave their cement footprints outside the Hollywood landmark on April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2000 file photo, Carl Reiner, left, appears with his son Rob Reiner at a Friars Club of California dinner in his honor in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Reiners are set to make history at the TCL Chinese Theatre, becoming the first father and son to jointly leave their cement footprints outside the Hollywood landmark on April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carl Reiner and Rob Reiner are set to make history at the TCL Chinese Theatre, becoming the first father and son to jointly leave their footprints in concrete outside the Hollywood landmark.

Organizers of the eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival announced Thursday that it'll recognize the two entertainers with a hand-and-footprint ceremony on April 7. Both Reiners have had long careers as writers, directors and actors.

The 94-year-old Carl Reiner has collaborated with such legends as Mel Brooks, Sid Caesar, George Burns and Steve Martin, creating hit film and TV comedies since the 1960s.

Reiner's son, 70-year-old Rob Reiner, famously played "Meathead" on the 1970s sitcom "All in the Family" before going on to direct such films as "Stand By Me," ''This is Spinal Tap" and "A Few Good Men."

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