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Whoopi Goldberg
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Jon Stewart
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Chris Rock
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Gilbert Cates

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Gilbert Cates

Born in 1969, see Gil Cates Jr. Gilbert CatesBorn Gilbert KatzJune 6, 1934New York CityDied October 31, 2011 Los Angeles, California Gilbert -Gil- Cates , born Gilbert Katz, was an Award winning American film director and television producer, director of the Geffen Playhouse, and founding dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television add

Category: Politics

Born in 1934.

Countries: United States (86%), India (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Academy Awards, Steve Martin, David Letterman

Linked to: DeWitt Clinton High School, Syracuse University, Jews, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

 

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Gilbert Cates was born in 1934 add something


1969

For the article about Gilbert Cates' son who was born in 1969, see Gil Cates Jr." add something


1983

From 1983 to 1987 he served as president of the Directors Guild of America add something


1984

He served on the Academy's Board of Governors from 1984 to 1993, winning an Emmy in 1991 for the 63rd annual Oscars add something


1990

Between 1990 and 2008, he produced the Academy Awards telecast 14 times add something

 

Cates is credited with re-energizing the Academy Awards shows he produced 14 times between 1990 and 2008, recruiting Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Chris Rock and Jon Stewart as hosts add something


1991

On April 8, 1991 he became dean of UCLA's newly combined School of Theater, Film and Television, a post he held until 1998, and was on the faculty of the school as a professor add something


2002

He returned to the board for another term beginning in 2002, and held the post of vice president from 2003 to 2005 add something


2005

In 2005 Cates received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame add something


Gilbert Cates died in 2011 add something

 

Cates died in Los Angeles on October 31, 2011 at age 77 add something