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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)
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Show Show Self (91 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)

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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 | Reinhold Timme

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Slither (2006): There are better movies opening this weekend. There are better movies opening every weekend. But "Slither" has a competence to it, an ability to manipulate obligatory horror scenes in a way that works. Given my theory of the star rating system, which suggests movies should be rated by their genres, "Slither" gets two if "28 Days Later" gets three. On the other hand, "Basic ... See more »

Trivia:

Chicago's Erie Way was renamed Siskel & Ebert Way in 1995. See more »

Trademark:

His spectacles See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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