'Treme' Writer David Mills Dies of Brain Aneurysm

A former features writer for the Washington Post, Mills went on to find acclaim as a television writer for series such as 'ER' and 'The Wire'.

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Former Washington Post and television writer David Mills has died of a brain aneurysm

A former newspaper feature writer, Mills went on to write for some of the finest TV dramas of the era, including “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “NYPD Blue,” “ER” and “The Wire.”

"Treme" is currently in production in New Orleans and will have an April 11 premiere.

Mills attended the University of Maryland and went on to write for The Washington Post, among other outlets.

His first TV writing credit was for “Homicide" in 1994, according to the Internet Movie Database.

In addition to his other credits, he was creator and executive producer of the 2003 NBC miniseries “Kingpin.”

Mills was a member of a small “Treme” writing staff that also included novelist and “The Wire” veteran George Pelecanos, and New Orleans writers Tom Piazza and Lolis Eric Elie.

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