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Television producer and director

Imre Gabor Horvath, Romanian television producer and director. Recipient Journalism award Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, 1982, Howard Blakeslee award for Medical Journalism American Heart Association, 1976. EMMY award, 1979. Member Academy television Arts & Sciences, Directors Guild American, Writers Guild American.

Background

Horvath, Imre Gabor was born on October 13, 1940 in Constanza, Romania. Son of Emory Zoltan and Gabriella (Jocsak) Horvath. came to the United States, 1947.

Education

AB, Columbia University, New York City, 1961. Master of Arts, New York University, 1963.

Career

Supervisor research, Grolier Public Company. New York City, 1962-1964;editor, writer, Crowell-Collier Public Company. New York City, 1964-1966;film editor, Columbia Broadcasting System News, other companies, New York City, 1966-1968;assistant producer, film editor 60 Minutes, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1968-1975;producer, writer 60 Minutes, Columbia Broadcasting System News, New York City, 1975-1980;president, executive producer, Rainbow Broadcasting Company (Rainbow Media, Inc.), Los Angeles and New York City, since 1980.

Adjunct associate professor journalism Columbia University, New York City, 1976-1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, director numerous segments of 60 Minutes including Noah, 1979 (Emmy award 1979), (documentaries) Murder: No Apparent Motive, 1984, Acts of Violence, 1985 (Ace award nominations 1984, 85), Cops: Behind the Badge, 1986 (Gold plaque Chicago International Film Festival 1986). Producer, writer Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers (Emmy award nomination 1985). Executive producer Crimes of Passion, ABC-television, 1988-1989 (Emmy award nomination 1989), Too Good To Be True, NBC-television, 1994-1995.

      Director Unsolved Mysteries, Atlantis, A Century of Living (Home Box Office), Celebrate! Christmas withMaya Angelou, other programs, since 1990.

Membership

Member Academy television Arts & Sciences, Dirs. Guild American, Writers Guild American M C.

Connections

Married Jean Abounader(2). Children: Adam Zoltan H., Gillian Leslie H.

father:
Emory Zoltan H.

mother:
Gabriella Horvath

spouse:
Jean Abounader

child:
Adam Zoltan H. Horvath

child:
Gillian Leslie H. Horvath