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Steven Bochco

Producer, writer
16 December 1943 to 1 April 2018

An American producer and writer best known for creating the police drama Hill Street Blues (1981-1987), Bochco’s show is credited as not just redefining the cop show but influencing all episodic drama. He went on to create shows including L.A. Law (1986-1994), Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989-1993) and NYPD Blue (1993-2005).

Read Steven Bochco's Guardian obituary here.