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Henry Bromell, 'Homeland' executive producer, dies at 66

March 19, 2013|By Greg Braxton
  • "Homeland" executive producer Henry Bromell, photographed on the show's set last year.
"Homeland" executive producer Henry Bromell, photographed… (Kent Smith / Showtime )

Veteran TV producer Henry Bromell, a writer and executive producer for the acclaimed Showtime series "Homeland" and "Brotherhood," has died. He was 66.

Bromell died at an undisclosed hospital after suffering a heart attack at home.

He had worked on the producing staff of "Homeland" since the drama's premiere in 2011, and shared in the show's win in the Emmy for outstanding drama series last year.

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"We are deeply saddened by our dear friend Henry Bromell, who has been part of the Showtime family for over a decade," Showtime executives said in a statement.

"Henry was an immensely talented and prolific writer, director and showrunner, and his work on 'Brotherhood' and 'Homeland' was nothing short of brilliant," the statement said. "His passion, warmth, humor and generosity will be greatly missed. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his wife and family."

In addition to "Homeland" and "Brotherhood," Bromell was writer and producer for "Northern Exposure," "I'll Fly Away," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "Carnivale," "Chicago Hope" and "Rubicon." He is the author of several books, including "Little America," which was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Bromell also wrote and directed two feature films, "Panic" and "Last Call."

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