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Roger Ebert (1942–2013)

Roger Joseph 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... See full bio »


(age 70) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »


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 2014 The Thinking Molecules of Titan (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2014 DVD-R Hell (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Howard (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)
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Other Works:

Book: "Roger Ebert's Movie Home Companion" (first published in 1986) 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 | Roger | Reinhold Timme


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

I'm not opposed to 3-D as an option. I'm opposed to it as a way of life for Hollywood, where it seems to be skewing major studio output away from the kinds of films we think of as Oscar-worthy. See more »


Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors." New Revision Series, volume 151, pages 132-135. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2006. See more »


One of the "Two Thumbs Up" (which has literally been trademarked) See more »

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