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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 / Himself
(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 (106 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (26 credits)

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Other Works:

Book: "The Future of the Movies" (w/Gene Siskel) 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 Marie Antoinette (2006)] Every criticism I have read of this film would alter is fragile magic and reduce its romantic and tragic poignancy to the level of an instructional film. See more »

Trivia:

On July 1, 2006, he had surgery to repair a burst blood vessel near his salivary gland, near where he had his previous cancer operation. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Gemini

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