Norman Lear

Jul 27, 1922


American writer/director/producer Norman Lear was a graduate of Emerson College. After wartime air force service, Lear became a radio and TV comedy writer, gaining his first "fame" when he was publicly fired by Martin and Lewis. With his friend and longtime collaborator Bud Yorkin, Lear established Tandem Productions in 1959, for the purpose of turning… More


Norman Lear Videos

The Princess Bride
2 minutes 16 seconds
Fried Green Tomatoes
2 minutes 30 seconds
Casting By
2 minutes 7 seconds
The Revisionaries
2 minutes 58 seconds

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