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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Siskel and Ebert appeared in several "Saturday Night Live" on NBC on several occassions. Near the middle of the program, they would review the comedy of the previous half of the show. 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:

On the 'Robin Williams' bio-vehicle Patch Adams (1998): "This is an annoying and cloying look and attack on the impersonal way doctors treat their patients. The problem is after seeing a glimse of Williams' personal treatment, we would settle for IMpersonal treatment! I would rather turn my head and cough than see any part of 'Patch Adams' again. The title of this movie should have been 'Punch ... See more »

Trivia:

2 years in a row a movie he gave thumbs down won best picture oscar first silence of the lambs then unforgiven. See more »

Trademark:

Often worked with Roger Ebert. See more »

Nickname:

The Bald Guy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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