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John Falsey, ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Northern Exposure’ Co-Creator, Dies at 67

John Falsey, ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Northern Exposure’ Co-Creator, Dies at 67

John Falsey, a television writer best known for his work with co-writer Joshua Brand on the acclaimed television series “St. Elsewhere,” “Northern Exposure” and I’ll Fly Away, died Jan. 3 in Iowa City. He was 67.

Falsey’s death was first announced to the New York Times by his brother, James Falsey, who said the death was caused by complications from a head injury sustained during a fall in the writer’s home.

Nominated for 11 Emmy Awards throughout his television career, Falsey took home his first win in 1987 for the hit show “A Year in the Life,” which followed the lives of the fictional Gardner family for one year. Two more Emmys came just five years later in 1992 for “Northern Exposure,” which won in the outstanding dramatic series category, and “I’ll Fly Away,” which took home an award for Brand’s writing in its pilot episode.

Originating in New Haven Conn.

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