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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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 1995 The Critic (TV Series)
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 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
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Wrote regular movie reviews for The Chicago Tribune. 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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Oh! The pictures I've seen! See more »


Of the three At The Movies hosts (Siskel/Ebert/Roeper), he was the only one that wasn't employed by the Chicago Sun-Times. See more »


Known for his extreme dislike at films that showed children being in danger See more »

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