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Age: 91
Norman Lear at age 91
Age: 87
Norman Lear at age 87

Norman Lear

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27, 1922
New Haven, CT
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27, 1922 (age 100)
New Haven, CT


Producer of classic and influential social sitcoms, including All in the Family, Sanford, and Son, and The Jeffersons. He was a producer on over 70 projects throughout his long career. The first show he ever produced was The Martha Raye Show in 1954. 

Before Fame

He was awarded the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters for his heroics in World War II.


He was a known political activist, founding People For the American Way in 1981. He was credited as a writer on over 10 different TV series. 

Family Life

He married his first wife Charlotte Rosen. After their divorce, he married Frances Lear on December 7, 1956. And finally he married Lyn Davis on September 5, 1987.

Associated With

He directed the movie Cold Turkey starring Dick Van Dyke.