Writer and producer Henry Bromill, best known for his Emmy Award-winning work on the Showtime series Homeland, has died, AP is reporting. Bromill's longtime friend and agent, Peter Benedeck, confirmed the news, and said that Bromill passed away at a Los Angeles area hospital today. A cause of death has not yet been specified. 

In a statement, Showtime said Bromell was "an immensely talented and prolific" writer and producer. His other credits include I'll Fly Away - for which he won a Humanitas Prize in 1992 - and Northern Exposure

Homeland executive producers Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon expressed their condolences in a statement as well, saying, "Henry was a profoundly decent and generous man. A great writer and a great friend...Everybody here at 'Homeland' is grieving, and we will miss him beyond words."

Bromill is survived by his wife and two sons. He was 66.

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[via AP]