21 June 2012 9:18 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

  Washington, D.C. – Hollywood and Washington joined forces Thursday night to celebrate the 90th birthday of TV producer and political activist Norman Lear. In a glittering union of entertainment and politics, Kathleen Turner, Jane Lynch and Doris Roberts mixed and mingled with members of Congress at the fete held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In his nearly nine decades, (his actual birthday is July 29), Lear has produced some of the small screen’s most popular — and controversial — programming, including All in the Family, Maude, Sanford and Son and The Jeffersons

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