Norman Lear's 'Wonderful' Family Celebrates His 100th in Vermont

By Aravind

The award-winning Hollywood writer and producer reflects on his career in this week's problem of People.

her exceptional journey on both and off the display!

...-and discusses his big centennial birthday plans.

Lear, who turned 100 on Wednesday, has devoted more than 60 years to

He spends the majority of time generating groundbreaking tv show & beloved movies.

'70s sitcoms like All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons, etc. addressed political and social issues.

"I've never selected anything I didn't like doing," he asserts.

"My awards and plaudits mean a lot to me, and nothing relates to the drive to the studio today.

Each time, I am overcome with joy, enthusiasm, curiosity, and sheer delight."