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Gil Cates

Gil Cates

(1934 – 2011)

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Gil Cates

Gil Cates
(1934 – 2011)

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Gil Cates

(1934 – 2011)
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This is an online obituary in memory of Gil Cates. Gilbert “Gil” Cates was an American film director and television producer. He is probably best known for producing the annual Academy Award shows. In September 2007, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that he would be producing the 80th Academy Awards, his 14th time. The awards took place on Sunday February 24, 2008. Gil Cates directed a number of feature films including I Never Sang for My Father (1970) and Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973), Oh, God! Book II (1980) and The Last Married Couple in America (1980).
Gil Cates was born Gilbert Katz in New York City, the son of Nina (née Peltzman) and Nathan Katz, who was a dress
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Gil Cates is also the uncle of noted actress Phoebe Cates.
Gil Cates passed away on the 31st October 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to his life and his career. May he rest in peace.
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Gil Cates

This is an online obituary in memory of Gil Cates. Gilbert “Gil” Cates was an American film director and television producer. He is probably best known for producing the annual Academy Award shows. In September 2007, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that he would be producing the 80th Academy Awards, his 14th time. The awards took place on Sunday February 24, 2008. Gil Cates directed a number of feature films including I Never Sang for My Father (1970) and Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973), Oh, God! Book II (1980) and The Last Married Couple in America (1980).
Gil Cates was born Gilbert Katz in New York City, the son of Nina (née Peltzman) and Nathan Katz, who was a dress...

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