Won 1 Primetime Emmy.
Another 7 wins & 17 nominations.
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CBS at 75
(TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
The Chinese and Dr. Fish (1970).
1 Interview |
1 Article |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Gil Cates | Alan Smithee
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
"If you want a sense of what America is like, you'll watch the Oscars." (March 2006)
Says that "one of the happiest moments I've ever had" came in 1984, when the Directors Guild was honoring Orson Welles
with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Cates succeeded in getting Robert Wise
and Welles to shake hands on stage after 42 years of bitterness between them, owing to the editing of the ill-fated The Magnificent Ambersons