Jun. 18th, 1942
Urbana, Illinois, USA
Roger Ebert's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Manufacturing Dissent
2005 - Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream
2000 - Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
Guest TV Roles
- Panned "Reservoir Dogs" on his show while praising "Cop & a Half.".
- Has said his favourite actor is 'Robert Mitchum' (qv).
- Brother in the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.
- 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.
- Chicago's Erie Way was renamed Siskel & Ebert Way in 1995.
- Believes the Academy's biggest mistake was giving _Gladiator (2000)_ (qv) the award for 'Best Picture' of the year in 2000.
- Wrote his review of _Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)_ (qv) in first person as Garfield.
- His home has a mini-movie theatre and a glass enclosed workout room; he also has a life-sized statue of 'Oliver Hardy' (qv).