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Gabriel Katzka

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Gabriel Katzka
BornJanuary 25, 1931
Brooklyn, New York
DiedFebruary 19, 1990
New York, New York
Resting placeKensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York
EducationColumbia Grammar & Preparatory School
Kenyon College
Occupationtheater, movie and television producer
Spouse(s)Carol Ward Dudley Katzka
ChildrenEdward Dudley Katzka
Parent(s)Emil Katzka
RelativesBenji K. Green (sister)

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


Early life

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

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

As an executive producer

As a theater producer


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