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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 »

Died:

(age 70) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (7 credits)
 2014 The Thinking Molecules of Titan (Short) (based on a short story by)
 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)
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Show Show Thanks (13 credits)
Show Show Self (92 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Roger Ebert's Video Home Companion" (published annually, beginning in 1994) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Ebert | R. Hyde | Reinhold Timme

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

All I want for Christmas is to never see All I Want for Christmas (1991) again. See more »

Trivia:

Once told David Letterman that if he were trapped on a deserted island with only one film to watch, that film would be Citizen Kane (1941). See more »

Trademark:

His spectacles See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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