Jun. 18th, 1942
Urbana, Illinois, USA
Roger Ebert's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
2014 - Life Itself
2007 - Manufacturing Dissent
2006 - Going to Pieces - The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
2005 - Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream
2005 - Jiminy Glick In Lalawood
2000 - Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
Guest TV Roles
Roger Ebert (Voiced)
- He had his right thumb trademarked.
- 1 July 2006 - Had surgery to repair a burst blood vessel near his salivary gland, near where he had his previous cancer operation.
- Shares the same birthday (in year and date) with 'Paul McCartney' (qv).
- His number one movies from the following 1990s were _Goodfellas (1990)_ (qv), _JFK (1991)_ (qv), _Malcolm X (1992)_ (qv), _Schindler's List (1993)_ (qv), _Hoop Dreams (1994)_ (qv), _Leaving Las Vegas (1995)_ (qv), _Fargo (1996)_ (qv), _Eve's Bayou (1997)_ (qv), _Dark City (1998)_ (qv), and _Being John Malkovich (1999)_ (qv).
- Awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Colorado.
- Has written 15 books.
- Wrote an introduction for the book "Mad at a Movies," a compilation of past movie satires from the pages of "Mad" magazine. He credits Mad's movie satires as one of his earliest inspirations for becoming a film critic.
- Says that the first movie he ever saw was _A Day at the Races (1937)_ (qv) starring 'The Marx Brothers' (qv).