Hal Kanter

A writer who won Emmys for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000005" title="Academy Awards" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/academy-awards-EVHST000005.topic">the Oscar</a> telecasts, Kanter was the creator of the landmark TV show "Julia," the first sitcom to star an African American actress as a professional rather than a domestic. He was 92. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-hal-kanter-20111108,0,4239186.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-me-2011notables-film-television,0,3261166.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable film and television deaths of 2011</span></a>

( Associated Press )

A writer who won Emmys for the Oscar telecasts, Kanter was the creator of the landmark TV show "Julia," the first sitcom to star an African American actress as a professional rather than a domestic. He was 92. Full obituary

Notable film and television deaths of 2011

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