Gene Siskel (1946–1999)


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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 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1975-1982)
At the Movies Himself - Host
(1986-2010)
(1993)
The Critic Gene Siskel
(1995)

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
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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 »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Siskel

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in 1990, on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences] It's people who have a couple of movie credits, basically, they live in Orange County, and they're rich and they're white... A lot of them have not seen the films that they're voting for. See more »

Trivia:

While at Yale, he often dressed as Batman and paid people surprise visits. He was able to keep his identity secret for a week. See more »

Trademark:

Often worked with Roger Ebert. See more »

Nickname:

The Bald Guy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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