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Norman Lear, creator, writer and producer of popular television classics such as All in the family, Maud, good times, And Al Jefferson, He died of cardiac arrest, according to a death certificate filed in Los Angeles County today.
Lear died in Los Angeles at the age of 101 on December 5. At the time, a family spokesperson said only that he died of natural causes.
The death certificate lists the immediate cause of death as cardiopulmonary arrest, with congestive heart failure as the underlying cause.
Other Lear series included Sanford and Son, Mary Hartman Mary HartmanAnd Fernwood 2 night/America 2 night, among other things. He has remained active even as his 100th birthday approaches, winning Emmy Awards in 2019 and 2020 for installments of Live in front of a studio audiencewhere rings It’s all in the family, the Jeffersons And happy times It was re-cast with new performers.
“Norman lived a life full of creativity, perseverance and compassion,” his family said in a statement at the time of his death. He loved our country deeply and spent his life helping preserve its founding ideals of justice and equality for all. Knowing him and loving him were the greatest gifts.
Lear’s death sparked an outpouring of tributes, in which everyone shared Everyone in the familyRob Reiner and friendsJennifer Aniston gives President Joe Biden and Jimmy Kimmel their memories and praises.
The death certificate was first obtained by TMZ.