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Earl Pomerantz, Producer and Emmy-Winning Screenwriter, Dies at 75

Earl Pomerantz, Producer and Emmy-Winning Screenwriter, Dies at 75

Earl Pomerantz, a two-time Emmy winner who wrote and produced for such comedies as The Mary Tyler Moore ShowThe Cosby ShowTaxi and The Larry Sanders Show, has died. He was 75.

Pomerantz died Saturday of an aneurysm at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, his daughter Rachel Braude said.

He also created the 1981-82 ABC sitcom Best of the West, starring Joel Higgins, and the 1989-93 CBS comedy Major Dad, starring Gerald McRaney.

Born on Feb. 4, 1945, in Canada, Earl Raymond Pomerantz received his first Emmy in 1976 for his work on ABC's The Lily Tomlin Special (shared with Lorne ...

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