Roger Ebert (1942–2013)


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Roger Joseph Ebert was the all-time best-known, most successful movie critic in cinema history, when one thinks of his establishing a rapport with both serious cineastes and the movie-going public and reaching more movie fans via television and print than any other critic. He became the first and only movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize (it would... See full bio »

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(age 70) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 19 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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At the Movies Cinematographer
(1986-2010)
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(2014)
(1975-1982)

Filmography

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 2015 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (original screenplay by - 1 episode)
- Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (2015) ... (original screenplay by)
 2014 The Thinking Molecules of Titan (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2014 DVD-R Hell (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Howard Cantour.com (2014) ... (additional material - uncredited)
 1980 Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (TV Movie documentary) (contributing writer)
 1977 Who Killed Bambi? (Short) (co-writer)
 1976 Up! (original story - as Reinhold Timme)
 1972 Foxy/Viva Foxy Trailer (Short)
 1970 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (screenplay) / (story)
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Other Works:

Book: "25 Great French Films: Ebert's Essential". ISBN: 1449421490 ; ASIN: B007Z9K8BA See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 10 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook Fan Page | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ebert | R. Hyde | Roger | Reinhold Timme

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

How many stars would I give "A Goofy Movie?" Well, at the time they stopped the show, the star-meter was clicking at just a shade under three stars, but let's round it off to three and call it a day. That may be a goofy way to rate a movie, but goofy is as goofy does. See more »

Trivia:

Mentor of Richard Roeper. See more »

Trademark:

One of the "Two Thumbs Up" (which has literally been trademarked) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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