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Roger Ebert (1942–2013)


Roger Ebert was the all-time best-known, most successful movie critic in cinema history, when one thinks of his establishing a rapport with both serious cineastes and the movie-going public and reaching more movie fans via television and print than any other critic. He became the first and only movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize (it would be 28 ... See full bio »

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(age 70) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (6 credits)
 2014 DVD-R Hell (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Howard Cantour.com (2014) ... (additional material - uncredited)
 1980 Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (TV Movie documentary) (contributing writer)
 1976 Up! (original story - as Reinhold Timme)
 1976 Sneak Previews (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1970 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (screenplay) / (story)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (90 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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Other Works:

Does regular reviews for The Chicago Sun-Times and those reviews are regularly compiled and published in an annual book. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 10 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ebert | R. Hyde | Reinhold Timme

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Swingers (1996): I saw it, I enjoyed it. I probably wouldn't walk more than five blocks to see it again. And on a cold day I'd have to think about it. See more »

Trivia:

Shared the birthplace of Urbana, Illinois with the character Hal 9000, as specified in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) one of his favorite films. He held a birthday party for Hal 9000 at the University of Illinois in Urbana in 1997 (Hal's birth-date in the novel, not the film) celebrated with a screening of 2001 and its co-writer Arthur C. Clarke in attendance via satellite. See more »

Trademark:

Biting, razor sharp sarcasm See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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