Journalist-writer (b. 1938, İzmir - d.10 September 208, New York / USA). He graduated from İzmir Private Turkish Collage (1955) and İstanbul University, Faculty of Law. He continued his career of journalism which he had began in the newspaper Ege Ekspres (1954), in the newspapers Yeni İstanbul (1955), Vatan (1956-62), Milliyet (1963-80). He became a lecturer in İstanbul University, School of Press and Publishing (1987).
He wrote articles on economic issues in the newspaper Milliyet and he moderate the debates which men of thought and art were participated, in his column “Düşünenlerin Forumu” (Forum of Thinkers). His cinema critiques and articles about varied issues were published in the reviews Vatan, Yedinci Sanat which he published with Tarık Dursun K., Yeni Sinema (1960-62) and Yeni Dergi.
Atatürkçü Dış Politika NATO ve Türkiye (Kemalist Foreign Policy,
NATO and Turkey, 1968, with the pen name Ali Halil),
Türkiye'de Kapitalizmin Gelişmesi ve Sosyal Sınıflar (Deve–lopment of Capitalism in Turkey and Social Classes, 1973),
Türkiye'de 1971 Rejimi / Tarım Toplumundan Sanayi Toplumuna Geçiş Aşaması (The 1971 Regime in Turkey / The Stage of Transition from Agrarian Society to Industrial Society, 1973),
Yükseliş ve Düşüş (Rise and Fall, History of Turkey, 1981), Türkiye'de Yenileşme Düşüncesi (The Idea of Renovation in Turkey), Basın ve Atatürk (Press and Atatürk, 1983).
REFERENCE: Şükran Kurdakul / Şairler ve Yazarlar Sözlüğü (6. bas. 1999), İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2007, 2009), Ali Gevgilili’nin acı kaybı (Milliyet.com.tr, 20.10.2011), Ali Gevgilili hayatını kaybetti (hürriyet.com.tr, 11.09.2018).