Christopher Marangi Named Associate Portfolio Manager
of the Gabelli Value Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rye, NY
March 6, 2006
  Contact:    Douglas R. Jamieson
       President, Chief Operating Officer
       (914) 921-5020

For further information please visit http://www.gabelli.com



GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE: GBL) today named Christopher J. Marangi as Associate Portfolio Manager of the Gabelli Value Fund. He will report to Mario J. Gabelli who has managed the Fund since its inception on September 29, 1989.

The Gabelli Value Fund invests in a concentrated portfolio of securities of companies which are selling below their private market values. The Fund's primary objective is long-term capital appreciation. Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. The prospectus, which contains more complete information about this and other matters, can be found by calling 800-GABELLI or by visiting www.gabelli.com/funds. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

Mr. Marangi joined Gabelli in 2003 from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business where he received his MBA. Since that time he has served as a research analyst covering the Media and Entertainment and Business Services sectors.

Mr. Marangi began his career as an investment banker with J.P. Morgan & Co. He then joined Wellspring Capital Management where he evaluated and executed private equity investments across all industries. Mr. Marangi graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Political Economy from Williams College. He and his wife have two children.

GAMCO Investors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manages approximately $26.8 billion in assets of private advisory accounts (GAMCO), mutual funds and closed-end funds (Gabelli Funds, LLC), and partnerships and offshore funds (Investment Partnerships).