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Hollywood's Gil Cates Dies At 77

11/01/2011 - 20:00


Gilbert (“Gil”) Cates, a multifaceted theater, film and television producer and director, as well as a university dean, has died.

Cates, 77, collapsed late Monday afternoon on a parking lot at the University of California, Los Angeles and an emergency ambulance crew was unable to revive him. According to UCLA sources, he had undergone heart surgery earlier this month.

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