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Gilbert Cates

Director/producer

Born - 6 June 1934, New York City, USA
Died - 31 October 2011

An American director of often controversial subjects, especially with his work in the field of TV movies, 'Gil' Cates also produced 14 Oscar telecasts. The uncle of actress Phoebe Cates, his films included I Never Sang for My Father (1970), Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973), The Promise (1979), The Last Married Couple in America (1980) and Backfire (1988). His movies for television included Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (1977), Hobson's Choice (1983), Burning Rage (1984), Consenting Adult (1985), Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989), Innocent Victims (1996) and A Death in the Family (2002), his last.