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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 the movie North (1994): Well, I mean, I think you got to hold 'Rob Reiner''s feet to the fire here. I mean, he's the guy in charge. He's saying that this is entertainment. It's deplorable. I mean, there isn't a gag that works. You couldn't write worse jokes if I told you to write worse jokes. The ethnic stereotyping is appalling. It's - it's embarrassing. You feel unclean as you're sitting ... See more »

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Considered the film Cannonball Run II (1984) to be the worst movie he had ever seen. See more »

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Distinctive style of writing See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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