STAN DANIELS, the TV mogul behind hit show TAXI, has died of heart failure. He was 72.
The Emmy-winning writer and producer, who also worked on the Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dean Martin Show and The Bill Cosby Show, also co-created hit show Lily for Brenda Vaccaro.
Daniels also composed music and lyrics for Broadway shows like So Long 174th Street and Enter Laughing.
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