Norman Lear

Actor · Executive Producer · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 71
Norman Milton Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced many 1970s sitcoms such as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes.

Norman Milton Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced many 1970s sitcoms such as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes.

Birth Name

Norman Milton Lear

Born

Thursday, 27 July 1922

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Lucy and Desi Self 2022
Janet Jackson. Self 2022
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'The Facts of Life' and 'Diff'rent Strokes' Self - Co-Host / Self - Host 2021
King of Cool Self 2021
History of the Sitcom Self 2021
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It Self 2021
The Reagans Self - Founder, People for the American Way 2020
The Comedy Store Self 2020
The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight Show Self 2020
Biography: I Want My MTV Self 2020
Find Your Groove Self 2020
Visible: Out on Television Self (creator - All in the Family) 2020
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' Himself - Co-Host / Self - Co-Host 2019
It Takes a Lunatic Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Guest, Self 2019
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' Self - Co-Host / Himself (host) 2019
Robert Scheer: Above the Fold Self 2019
Viewer Direction Advised Self 2018
The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee Self 2017
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2017
The Hollywood Masters Self 2017
If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast Himself / Self 2017
The History of Comedy Self 2017
The IMDb Show Self - Guest 2017
America Divided Himself, Self 2016
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Himself / Self 2016
To Tell the Truth Self - Celebrity Panelist 2016
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Self 2016
StarTalk Self 2015
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Self 2015
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Self - Panelist 2015
Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption Self 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
The Tanning of America Self - Producer, All In The Family 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Pablo Self 2012
Casting By Self 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
PoliticKING with Larry King Self - Guest 2012
Harmontown Self 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
CBS This Morning Self - Guest, Self 2012
America in Primetime Self - Creator, All in the Family 2011
On Story Self 2011
Ghetto Physics 2010
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
The Dr. Oz Show Self 2009
Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg Self 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self 2009
The Brothers Warner Self - Producer / Himself 2008
The Florence Henderson Show Self - guest 2008
Access Hollywood Himself 2006
Square Off Self 2006
A Note of Triumph: the Golden Age of Norman Corwin Self 2005
Jack & Bobby Future Peter Benedict 2004
TV Land's Top Ten Self 2004
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
Imagine Self 2003
Texas Monthly Talks Self - Interviewee 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003
Television: The First Fifty Years Self - Interviewee 1999
The Roseanne Show Self 1998
League of Legends Self 1998
South Park Benjamin Franklin 1997
The View Himself 1997
Everybody Loves Raymond Self 1996
The Daily Show Self 1996
Time & Again (archive footage) 1996
Corwin Self 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage) 1994
Late Show with David Letterman Himself 1993
Color Adjustment Self 1992
One on One with John Tesh Self 1991
The Simpsons Norman Lear 1989
Biography Self 1987
One Voice Self - Audience Member 1986
American Masters Self 1986
Late Night with David Letterman Himself 1982
Creativity with Bill Moyers Self 1982
Quiz Kids Host 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Himself 1979
A Different Approach Self 1978
Over Easy Self - Writer / Producer 1977
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self 1977
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Charles W. Robinson / Various / Self - Host 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Cold Turkey Crying Man 1971
All in the Family Self - Host, Self 1971
The David Frost Show Self 1969
Jeopardy! Himself - Clue Giver 1964
Come Blow Your Horn Party Guest 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Producer 1961
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Technician, Self 1950

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2020 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special (Live) Won
2019 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special (Live) Won
1985 Emmy Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1976 Emmy Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement Nominated
1974 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1973 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Won
1973 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1973 Emmy Outstanding New Series Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Series - Comedy Won
1972 Emmy Outstanding Single Program - Drama or Comedy Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy Nominated
1971 Emmy Outstanding Series - Comedy Won
1971 Emmy Outstanding New Series Won
1971 Emmy Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy Nominated
1968 Oscar Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
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