Robert A Katz, a film and TV maker most popular for Gettysburg, Selena, and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, kicked the bucket on June 22 at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, CA following a long fight with a cellular breakdown in the lungs. He was 79. His passing was affirmed by his loved ones.
All About Robert A Katz
Katz was conceived on February 7, 1943, in Los Angeles, where he grew up, graduated secondary school and went to school.
He served in the U.S. Marines as a fly military pilot. During the 1960s, he was definite to Israel, where he assisted with preparing the Israeli Air Force. Following his noteworthy release, he was a shrubbery pilot in Africa, going with narrative film groups.
This roused him to turn into a movie producer, and he created in excess of 70 narratives for French and American TV about the conflicts of freedom in Africa, going with the freedom powers in what is presently Zimbabwe, as well as adjoining nations.
He was an organizer behind a clinical schooling organization, Medcom, Inc., which he effectively took public. Katz was additionally an early trailblazer in the home video market, creating exercise projects with Jane Fonda, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and numerous others. His time abroad gave him a section point into the global deals and authorizing of movies.
In 1986, he helped to establish Esparza/Katz Productions alongside Moctesuma Esparza. Together, they delivered in excess of 20 tasks including the dramatic films Telephone (1989), Gettysburg (1993), Granada (1996), Selena (1997) which won an Imagen Award as Best Picture, and Gods and Generals (2003). Their TV projects included Rough Riders (1997), Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) which got an Emmy selection as Outstanding Made for TV Movie, and Walkout (2006).
Oscar-nominated Producer Robert A. Katz dies at 79
In 1988 Katz created Shoeshine, which won an Oscar selection in the Best Live Action Short Film class.
Most of late, Katz was dealing with different ventures including a full-length film, Delfino’s Journey, in view of the novel and screenplay by Jo Harper. He was likewise dealing with a miniseries about the existence of Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, in light of his top-of-the-line collection of memoirs, It Doesn’t Take a Hero. On the Schwarzkopf project, he is one of the leader makers.
A devoted flight lover, Katz was an establishing individual from Showhawks, a media outlet flying club situated in Los Angeles.
Katz is made due by his better half, Patricia Brown; alongside a stepdaughter, Victoria Flores, and two-stage grandkids, Skyler, 17, and Adysun, 15, from an earlier union with Pamela Katz who went before him in death, as did his most memorable spouse, Tishialu Katz.