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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)
The Larry Sanders Show
(1993)
The Critic
The Critic Gene Siskel
(1995)
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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- Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) ... Gene Siskel (voice)
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
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- Off Camera (1993) ... Gene Siskel
 1990 Siskel & Ebert (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Siskel

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Oh! The pictures I've seen! See more »

Trivia:

Awarding a film a perfect four star score was a somewhat rarity for Gene. See more »

Trademark:

Name always appeared before Roger Ebert's See more »

Nickname:

The Bald Guy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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