'Homeland' executive producer Henry Bromell dies at age 65

henry-bromell-dies-wife-sarah-homeland-executive-producer.jpg Henry Bromell (pictured above with wife Sarah), executive producer for acclaimed Showtime drama "Homeland," has died of a heart attack at the age of 65.

"We are deeply saddened at the loss of our dear friend Henry Bromell, who has been a part of the Showtime family for over a decade. Henry was an immensely talented and prolific writer, director and showrunner, and his work on 'Brotherhood' and 'Homeland' was nothing short of brilliant. His passion, warmth, humor and generosity will be greatly missed. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his wife and family," says Showtime, in a statement.

Studio 20th Century Fox adds in a statement, "We were luck to work with Henry on and off for the past 18 years. He was a supremely talented writer and as kind and warm a person as you could ever meet. He will be deeply missed at the studio and on 'Homeland.' Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife and children."

In addition to "Homeland" and "Brotherhood," Bromell's credits include "Rubicon," "Homicide: Life on the Street," "Northern Exposure" and "I'll Fly Away."

Bromell won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his work on "Homeland." He also previously received an Emmy nomination for "I'll Fly Away."

He is survived by his wife Sarah and two sons.
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