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Veteran TV Producer Dead at 65 -- He Was Behind 'Homeland,' 'Northern Exposure,' 'Chicago Hope' and Other Successful Shows EW

An executive producer behind Showtime’s critically acclaimed series “Homeland” and other shows has died. EW.com’s Inside TV reports that Henry Bromell died at 65. The veteran television writer and producer died Monday after reportedly suffering a heart attack.

Bromell’s list of credits included “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Northern Exposure,” “Chicago Hope,” “Brotherhood” and “Carnivale,” among other shows.

The production team behind “Homeland” issued a statement saying: “Henry was a profoundly decent and generous man. A great writer and a great friend. No matter how crazy things got, when he was in the room, you knew everything was going to be okay. Everybody here at ‘Homeland’ is grieving, and we will miss him beyond words.”

A statement from Showtime said: “We are deeply saddened at the loss of our dear friend Henry Bromell, who has been a part of the Showtime family for over a decade. Henry was an immensely talented and prolific writer, director and showrunner, and his work on ‘Brotherhood’ and ‘Homeland’ was nothing short of brilliant. His passion, warmth, humor and generosity will be greatly missed. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his wife and family.”

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