Steven Bochco dies at 74

The creator of Hill Street Blues and L.A. Law has passed away.

World renowned writer and producer Steven Bochco has passed away after a long battle with leukaemia, a family spokesman confirmed to multiple news outlets including CNN and The Hollywood Reporter. 

Spokesman Phillip Arnold said in a statement to THR, ‘Steven fought cancer with strength, courage, grace and his unsurpassed sense of humor. He died peacefully in his sleep [at home] with his family close by.’

The 10-time primetime Emmy winner created several hit shows including Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, and Doogie Howser, M.D.

Since news broke of the TV legend’s passing, many have taken to Twitter to express their condolences.

Our thoughts are with Steven’s family and friends at this difficult time. 

This article originally appeared on New Idea.

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