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HONORS FOR MERYL STREEP
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Feature: Gil Cates' Oscar milestone

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Gilbert Cates, who has produced more Oscar telecasts than anyone else, extends his record to 11 Academy Awards shows with the upcoming 75th anniversary edition.
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Actor and accused wife-killer Robert Blake finally got what he wanted Monday when he gave a jailhouse interview to ABC's Barbara Walters.
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FILMMAKERS BRINGING IT BACK HOME TO HOLLYWOOD
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What's happening in Hollywood.
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MICHAEL JACKSON FEELS BETRAYED
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CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS WANT TO KEEP GRAMMYS IN STATE
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BOX-OFFICE BETS
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It's like déjà vu all over again... Troubled R&B singer Bobby Brown was arrested on drug and traffic charges in Atlanta early Thursday morning.
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Comedian Steve Martin to host 75th Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that comedian Steve Martin will host the 75th Annual Academy Awards next March. It will be Martin's second turn as host, although he has been a presenter many times.

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Gil Cates (L), producer of the Oscar telecast and his wife Dr. Judith Reichman attend the 60th annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles on January 26, 2008.(UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Gilbert “Gil” Cates (born June 6, 1934) is 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. Cates directed the feature films I Never Sang for My Father (1970) and Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973).

Cates was born Gilbert Katz in New York City, the son of Nina (née Peltzman) and Nathan Katz, who was a dress manufacturer. He is the uncle of noted actress Phoebe Cates.

King Vidor (1936) · Frank Capra (1939) · George Stevens (1941) · Mark Sandrich (1943) · John Cromwell (1944) · George Marshall (1948) · Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1950) · George Sidney (1951) · Frank Capra (1960) · George Sidney (1961) · Delbert Mann (1967) · Robert Wise (1971) · Robert Aldrich (1975) · George Schaefer (1979) · Jud Taylor (1981) · Gilbert Cates (1983) · Franklin Schaffner (1987) · Gene Reynolds (1993) · Jack Shea (1997) · Martha Coolidge (2002) · Michael Apted (2003)

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