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Norman Lear

Norman Milton Lear was born to mother Jeanette (Seicol) and father, Herman Lear. Norman Lear is a world war veteran, actor, writer, producer, director, and creator of such legendary sitcoms like All In The Family, Good Times, Sanford And Son, The Jeffersons, Maude, and also, a part of many other sitcoms, which defined and revolutionized American ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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In 1960, he co-produced an unsold pilot for a series starring Charles Aidman and Tex Ritter called, "Henry D". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »


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[ on being 90 years old] Suddenly I walk into a room, they're ready to applaud. I'm told how great I look all the time, and they don't mean beautiful. They mean, You're alive. See more »


First cousin of David Susskind. See more »


Best known for his ground breaking situation comedies that featured families that regularly confronted major political and social issues of the day.

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