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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 »

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

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 1995 The Critic (TV Series)
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 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
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- Off Camera (1993) ... Gene Siskel
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Siskel

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There is a point when a personal opinion shades off into an error of fact. When you say The Valachi Papers (1972) is a better film than The Godfather (1972), you are wrong. See more »

Trivia:

Hated nothing worse than trying to watch a movie while a baby in the theatre is crying. Hates any mother who would bring an infant to a movie theatre and is willing to pay $10 to any usher who would chuck the baby out of the theatre along with its negligent mother. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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