Jun. 18th, 1942
Urbana, Illinois, USA
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- Has written 15 books.
- 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.
- Estimates he's seen well over 10,000 films in his lifetime.
- Film critic.
- Educated at the University of Illinois, won national college award for his campus newspaper columns.
- Hollywood Radio and Television Society's Co-Man of the Year 1993 (with 'Gene Siskel' (qv)).
- First person ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for film criticism; in 2003, Stephen Hunter of the Washington Post became the second.