Alan Simpson
 


 

Age: 87



Summary:
British screenwriter who with his longtime writing partner Ray Galton co-wrote the landmark British TV comedy series Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe & Son, a sitcom about father-and-son junk dealers on which U.S. TV producer Norman Lear later based the popular U.S. sitcom Sanford & Son.




Cause of Death: Lung disease



Born: November 27, 1929


 
Died: February 8, 2017



Location:
London, England