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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 an actor, known for Siskel & Ebert (1986), At the Movies (1982) and Sneak Previews (1975). 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 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1995 The Critic (TV Series)
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- Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) ... Gene Siskel (voice)
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
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- Off Camera (1993) ... Gene Siskel
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Other Works:

Wrote regular movie reviews for The Chicago Tribune. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Daylight (1996): As a measure of my boredom, about halfway through this picture I became distracted by a man down the aisle from from me who was eating some candy, and I tried to guess the candy he was eating by the sounds he was making. Those sounds were more interesting to me than anything going on on the screen in Daylight (1996). See more »

Trivia:

In his review for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), he said he could hardly wait for the next Star Wars movie. He died just three months before the release of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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