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Henry Bromell dies at 65; writer helped usher in literary TV drama
Henry Bromell dies at 65; writer helped usher in literary TV drama

Henry Bromell, a novelist and short-story writer who brought a literary quality to some of the most acclaimed dramatic TV series of the last two decades, including "Homeland," "Northern Exposure" and "Homicide: Life on the Street," died Monday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. He was 65. He was believed to have had a heart attack, said his longtime friend and agent Peter Benedek. Bromell spent the last 23 years writing, producing and directing TV dramas noteworthy for their resonant characters and sharp dialogue. He shared an Emmy last year as a writer and executive producer on "Homeland," the Showtime series about a CIA agent who...

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