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 »

Known For

At the Movies Himself - Host / Himself
(1986-2010)
Life Itself Thanks
(2014)
(1975-1982)
Up! Writer
(1976)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (10 credits)
 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)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (20 credits)
Show Show Self (115 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (28 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Scorsese by Ebert". 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:

Pearl Harbor (2001) is a two-hour movie squeezed into three hours, about how on December 7, 1941, the Japanese staged a surprise attack on an American love triangle. See more »

Trivia:

He drew criticism when he stated that he considered The Passion of the Christ (2004) to be 'the most violent film I've ever seen'. Many misinterpreted that to mean that he felt that the violence in the film was negative and exploitive (even though he gave the film a glowing review). He stated in his Q and A column that "The effect of movie violence depends on subjective factors, including the ... See more »

Trademark:

Biting, razor sharp sarcasm See more »

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