Gil Cates Jr.

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Gil Cates Jr., born October 4, 1969 in New York City, is an American actor and film maker. His 2006 documentary film Life After Tomorrow, which he co-produced and directed with Julie Stevens, won awards for both Best Documentary and Best Director at the Phoenix Film Festival.[1]


He most recently directed the feature film "The Surface", starring Sean Astin and Chris Mulkey, and co-produced the 2013 film "Jobs" starring Ashton Kutcher. In addition, Cates is the director of the 2001 film The Mesmerist starring Neil Patrick Harris and Jessica Capshaw, the 2002 film A Midsummer Night's Rave, the 2006 documentary film Life After Tomorrow, the 2008 film Deal starring Burt Reynolds, the 2009 gambling documentary "Pass the Sugar",[2] and the 2011 film Lucky.


Cates television credits include the 1991 Matlock Season 6 two-part episode The Suspect, the 1992 Major Dad Season 3 episode Three Angry Marines, the 1992 Silk Stalkings Season 1 episode Internal Affair, and the 1993 Doogie Howser, M.D. gay-themed Season 4 episode Spell it M-A-N.

Cates film credits include parts in the 1992 John Landis film Innocent Blood, the 1997 award-nominated film Lovelife, and the 1999 NetForce .


Cates is the son of Jane Betty Dubin and the television producer and film director Gilbert Cates, and is a cousin to the film actress Phoebe Cates.


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  2. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (July 20, 2008). ""Sugar" rush for poker pic". Variety. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 

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