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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 »

Died:

(age 70) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Siskel & Ebert
Siskel & Ebert Himself - Host / Himself
(1986-2010)
Sneak Previews
(1975-1983)
At the Movies
At the Movies Himself - Host
(1982-1986)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (8 credits)
 2015 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (original screenplay by - 1 episode)
- Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (2015) ... (original screenplay by)
 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 Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (18 credits)
Show Show Self (105 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

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Other Works:

Commentary track: Floating Weeds (1959) 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

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on The Hot Chick (2002)] The MPAA rates this PG-13. It is too vulgar for anyone under 13, and too dumb for anyone over 13. See more »

Trivia:

As of December 2010, he has twice refused to assign a star rating to a film: once for Pink Flamingos (1972) and once for The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009). In both cases, he explained his reasoning was that a film made to disgust the viewer cannot be judged as "good" or "bad", but either must be accepted for what it is or not at all. See more »

Trademark:

Biting, razor sharp sarcasm See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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