Spokesman Phillip Arnold said in a statement to THR, 'Steven fought cancer with strength, courage, grace and his unsurpassed sense of humor. He died peacefully in his sleep [at home] with his family close by.'
The 10-time primetime Emmy winner created several hit shows including Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, and Doogie Howser, M.D.
Since news broke of the TV legend's passing, many have taken to Twitter to express their condolences.
Our thoughts are with Steven's family and friends at this difficult time.