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Gene Siskel (1946–1999)

Gene Siskel was born on January 26, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Eugene Kal Siskel. He was married to Marlene Siskel. He died on February 20, 1999 in Evanston, Illinois. See full bio »

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »


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Siskel and Ebert appeared in several "Saturday Night Live" on NBC on several occassions. Near the middle of the program, they would review the comedy of the previous half of the show. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Personal Quote:

On the 1998 summer blockbuster hit BASEketball (1998): "This is one of those movies that is usually seen on the big jumbo-tron screen in a sports bar during the day - when everyone is quite drunk. Unfortunately, I was sober when I saw this movie." See more »


His favorite movie villain was the "Hal 9000" computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »


Always ended interviews with the question, "What do you know for sure?" See more »

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