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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 »

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(age 70) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 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 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)
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Other Works:

Book: "Two Weeks in the Midday Sun: A Cannes Notebook" 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 Ballast (2008): Especially in its opening scenes, "Ballast" is "slower" and "quieter" than we usually expect. You know what? So is life, most of the time. We don't wake up and immediately start engaging with plot points. But "Ballast" inexorably grows and deepens and gathers power and absorbs us. I always say I hardly ever cry at sad films, but I sometimes do, just a little, at films about ... See more »

Trivia:

His favorite film of the naughts was Synecdoche, New York (2008). His other top ten are The Hurt Locker (2008), Monster (2003), Juno (2007), Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), Chop Shop (2007), The Son (2002), 25th Hour (2002), Almost Famous (2000) and My Winnipeg (2007). See more »

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His spectacles See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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