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Norman Lear

Birth Name: Norman Milton Lear

Birth Place: New Haven, CT

Birthday: July 27, 1922, Leo

Profession: Producer, Writer, Director

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Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes: I'm Not a Trailblazer

Don't try to tell Shonda Rhimes she's a trailblazer. The Grey's Anatomy and Scandal boss, who has been praised for featuring diverse casts on her shows, accepted the Norman Lear Achievement Award at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, but insiste… Read more

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TV Writer Norman Lear: ‘All in the Family’ Could Not Be On Network TV Today
04:38 — Al Roker sits down with writer Norman Lear, one of the most influential people in television history.
Norman Lear Gives Donald Trump the Middle Finger
01:07 — We got famous TV producer Norman Lear and he gives us his honest opinion on Donald Trump and it involves his middle finger.
Is Trump the Archie Bunker of Today?
06:11 — Norman Lear, creator of some of the most socially provocative television shows of all time, explains why we're in the golden age for television and if (more…)
Sherman Hemsley of "The Jeffersons" dies at 74
02:02 — Actor Sherman Hemsley, best known for his role in CBS's "The Jeffersons," died at the age of 74 in his Texas home. Producer Norman Lear spoke to CBS (more…)

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Norman Lear & Shonda Rhimes
Norman Lear & Shonda Rhimes Bringing America Divided Doc Series to Epix

The mega-producers will present a collection of documentaries about social issues

<em>One Day at a Time</em>
Netflix Orders All-Latino One Day at a Time Reboot from Norman Lear

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Norman Lear
The Biz: Norman Lear Shares His Life Lessons

Every innovative producer benefiting from the creative surge in TV should offer a tip of the pork pi…

Norman Lear and Katie Couric
VIDEO: Which All in the Family Scene Still Makes Norman Lear Cry?

TV writer-producer Norman Lear is a true pioneer — not only in the sense that he created such legend…

Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha
How Scripted TV Is Covering the Election

Norman Lear's ears must be burning. Rather than shy away from the most contentious presidential race…

Private Practice
Shonda Rhimes and the Private Practice Cast Celebrate 100!

When Private Practice spun off from Grey's Anatomy in 2007, few thought it would make it this long —…

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  • Birth Name: Norman Milton Lear
  • Birth Place: New Haven, CT
  • Birthday: July 27, 1922, Leo
  • Profession: Producer, Writer, Director