Norman Lear's Cause of Death Revealed

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Details surrounding Norman Lear's cause of death have been confirmed.

Two weeks after the legendary television producer died at the age of 101, his cause of death has been attributed to cardiac arrest, according to his death certificate obtained by E! News Dec. 19. More specifically, the document also lists congestive heart failure as an underlying cause of death.

Lear's family previously confirmed the acclaimed screenwriter and producer passed away while surrounded by loved ones on Dec. 5.

Norman Lear's Cause of Death Revealed

"Norman lived a life in awe of the world around him," his family shared in a statement posted to his official Instagram page Dec. 6. "He marveled at his cup of coffee every morning, the shape of the tree outside his window, and the sounds of beautiful music."

They continued, "But it was people—those he just met and those he knew for decades—who kept his mind and heart forever young. As we celebrate his legacy and reflect on the next chapter of life without him, we would like to thank everyone for all the love and support."

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Shortly after his passing, Lear—known as the creator of classic sitcoms All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and more—was honored by his peers, colleagues and stars who noted the influence he had on them, including Jimmy Kimmel.

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"He changed situation comedy in the best possible way, he taught us so much about so many serious things—always making us laugh while he did it," the comedian said during the Dec. 6 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, "and everyone who works in or even watches television owes him a great debt. Especially me. 101 years and somehow, it wasn't enoughคำพูดจาก สล็อต888. We were all lucky to have himคำพูดจาก เว็บตรงอันดับ1. I hope we never forget him—or the many the lessons he taught us."

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