Stephen Henderson Talbot is an award-winning TV documentary producer, writer and reporter who had an earlier career as a television child actor in the late 1950s and early 1960s. His father was the veteran film, TV and stage actor Lyle Talbot.
As an actor, Steve is best known for the late-'50s through early-'60s TV series, Leave It to Beaver, in which he had the semi-regular role as, "Gilbert Bates," best friend of, "Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver".
Talbot went on to become an accomplished, Emmy Award-winning "behind the scenes" contributor to the Public Broadcasting Service and its Frontline television series. He has produced and written over 40 documentaries for PBS. He now works for the Center for Investigative Reporting.
He also produces a PBS music show, "Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders," and an online series of music videos called, "Quick Hits."