Cates taking the Oscar lead

Emmy-winning producer takes on Adademy Awards

HOLLYWOOD — Gil Cates will produce the 78th Academy Awards show, held March 5.

Gig marks the 13th time Cates has handled Oscar producing chores.

Announcement was made Wednesday by Acad prexy Sid Ganis at a board of governors luncheon at the Bel-Air Hotel.

Cates won an Emmy for the 1991 show and was nominated for all but one of his produced Acad shows.

It was a busy day for Cates as his “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” bowed at the Geffen, where he is producing director.

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