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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 3 nominations. See more awards »

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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' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm in a hurry to get well, because I don't want Roger to get more screen time than I. See more »

Trivia:

The last five movies he reviewed on Siskel & Ebert (1986) before his death (for the week ending 23 January 1999) were At First Sight (1999), Another Day in Paradise (1998), The Hi-Lo Country (1998), Playing by Heart (1998) and The Theory of Flight (1998). He gave a thumbs up to all of them, except for Playing by Heart (1998). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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