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Pioneering TV writer and producer Norman Lear dies aged 101

In this screengrab, Caucus Co-founder Norman Lear makes a special appearance at The Caucus of Producers, Writers and Directors 38th Annual Caucus Awards Gala on March 4, 2021. (Getty Images/Getty Images for the 2021 Caucus Awards Gala/AFP)
In this screengrab, Caucus Co-founder Norman Lear makes a special appearance at The Caucus of Producers, Writers and Directors 38th Annual Caucus Awards Gala on March 4, 2021. (Getty Images/Getty Images for the 2021 Caucus Awards Gala/AFP)

US television writer and producer Norman Lear, whose trailblazing sitcoms in the 1970s and 1980s revolutionized popular entertainment in America, has died at age 101, US media says.

Lear, whose death has been confirmed to major outlets by a family spokeswoman, created boundary-breaking hit shows like “All In the Family” and “The Jeffersons.”

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