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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' 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 »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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