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 »

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Known For

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

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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:

[on My Dinner With Andre (1981)] Here's a film that really cherishes the value of the spoken word. See more »

Trivia:

The last review he ever wrote was for the Freddie Prinze Jr./'Rachael Leigh Cook' vehicle She's All That (1999). He gave it three stars and a positive review (Roger was against it), and the last line was about Cook's breakthrough performance: "I look forward to seeing her in her next movie". See more »

Trademark:

Being taller than Ebert. See more »

Nickname:

The Bald Guy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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