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Ron Gilbert, Producer and Partner in David Susskind’s Talent Associates, Dies at 87

Ron Gilbert, Producer and Partner in David Susskind’s Talent Associates, Dies at 87

Ron Gilbert, an Emmy-nominated producer and partner with David Susskind in the powerhouse independent production company Talent Associates, died Friday of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles, a family spokesman said. He was 87.

Gilbert joined Talent Associates in the early 1960s, and during his stay there the company produced such groundbreaking TV series as Get Smart, East Side/West Side and N.Y.P.D.; features including Sam Peckinpah’s Straw Dogs (1971), Martin Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974) and Robert Altman’s Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976); and such miniseries as 1973’s The Glass ...

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