Gilbert Cates

Gilbert Cates

Highest Rated: 100% I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

Lowest Rated: 39% Innocent Blood (1992)

Birthday: Jun 6, 1934

Birthplace: Not Available

Gilbert Cates was a producer and director of television game shows by the late 1950s, and in the '60s, he produced Broadway plays. He debuted as a director in 1970, adapting one of those plays, the domestic drama I Never Sang for My Father. Cates worked chiefly in television (and produced the Oscar telecast many times over) but made several notable features, including Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams with Joanne Woodward and the thriller Backfire. He died at age 77 in the fall of 2011. Gilbert Cates's son, Gil Cates, Jr. (Lucky), also established himself as a successful writer-director.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection Producer Director 2003
No Score Yet A Death in the Family Director 2002
No Score Yet Collected Stories Director 2002
No Score Yet Spent Mr. Walsh 2000
No Score Yet Tom Clancy's 'Netforce' Executive Producer 1999
No Score Yet Innocent Victims Director 1996
39% Innocent Blood Dog Boy 1992
No Score Yet Do You Know the Muffin Man? Director 1989
No Score Yet My First Love Director 1988
No Score Yet Backfire Director 1987
No Score Yet Consenting Adult Director 1985
No Score Yet Burning Rage Director Producer 1984
No Score Yet Hobson's Choice Director 1983
50% Oh, God! Book II Producer Director 1980
No Score Yet The Last Married Couple in America Executive Producer Director Actor 1980
No Score Yet The Promise (Face of a Stranger) Director 1979
No Score Yet The Promise Director 1978
No Score Yet Dragonfly (One Summer Love) Director Producer 1976
No Score Yet The Affair Director 1973
No Score Yet Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams Director 1973
No Score Yet To All My Friends on Shore Director Producer 1972
100% I Never Sang for My Father Producer Director 1970
No Score Yet Rings Around the World Director 1967


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