Gabriel Katzka

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Gabriel Katzka
Born January 25, 1931
Brooklyn, New York
Died February 19, 1990
New York, New York
Resting place Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York
Residence Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York
Education Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
Kenyon College
Occupation theater, movie and television producer
Spouse(s) Carol Ward Dudley Katzka
Children Edward Dudley Katzka
Parent(s) Emil Katzka
Relatives Benji K. Green (sister)

Gabriel Katzka (1931–1990) was an American theater, film and television producer.


Early life[edit]

He was born in Brooklyn, New York City on January 25, 1931.[1][2][3][4] His father, Emil Katzka, was a lawyer who had a stake in some Broadway productions.[3] He had a sister, Benji K. Green.[3] He attended Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School. He graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.[3]


He produced many films and plays.[3][4] He was noted for his uncanny ability to raise financial capital for theatrical and cinematic productions.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

He was married Carol Ward Dudley Katzka, and they had a son, Edward Dudley Katzka.[3] They lived on the Upper East Side in Manhattan.[3] He died on February 19, 1990 in New York.[1][4] A memorial service was performed at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel in Manhattan and at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.[3][4] He was buried in the Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York.[1]


As a producer[edit]

As an executive producer[edit]

As a theater producer[edit]