NYPD Blue Creator Steven Bochco Dead at 74

Steven Bochco

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Legendary tv producer Steven Bochco, who created a listing of exhibits together with Hill Avenue Blues, L.A. Regulation and NYPD Blue, died at house on Sunday morning, E! Information can affirm. The TV icon was 74.

A rep launched the next assertion to E! Information, “On behalf of the Bochco household, we write to let you already know that Steven handed away on Sunday morning, April 1st 2018 at 10:20 am. Steven fought most cancers with power, braveness, grace and his unsurpassed humorousness.  He died peacefully in his sleep with is household shut by. Particulars relating to memorial service might be forthcoming.  Within the meantime, the household asks for privateness throughout this time.”


The 10-time Emmy winner suffered from leukemia and acquired a stem cell transplant from an nameless 23-year-old in late 2014.

Along with creating a number of gritty cop exhibits, Bochco additionally created Neil Patrick Harris‘ star-making car, Doogie Howser, M.D. and most not too long ago the TNT drama Homicide within the First.

Quickly after information of his loss of life surfaced, former NYPD Blue star Sharon Lawrence took to Twitter and wrote, “It was his imaginative and prescient, model, style and tenacity that made me love watching TV. It was being on #NYPDBlue that made me love engaged on TV. Thanks and relaxation effectively Steven Bochco. You had been certainly one of a form.”

Along with his plethora of Emmy Award accolades, Bochco gained 4 Peabody Awards throughout his lifetime.

Bochco is survived by his spouse, a son and a daughter.

The Hollywood Reporter was the primary outlet to report this story.

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