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John Rich

The director of landmark sitcoms followed his acclaimed work on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" with "All in the Family." His credits over an almost 50-year career also included "Gunsmoke," "The Twilight Zone" and "MacGyver." Above, Rich, right, with Norman Lear in 1973 when they won an Emmy for outstanding series for "All in the Family." He was 86. Full obituary Notable deaths of 2011 Los Angeles Times