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 - Jiminy Glick In Lalawood
2005 - Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream
2000 - Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
Guest TV Roles
Roger Ebert (Voiced)
- Shoulder surgery in May 2002 caused him to miss attending Cannes Film Festival for first time in 25 years. Broke left shoulder in two places after slipping on wet floor.
- Has said his favourite actor is 'Robert Mitchum' (qv).
- Sportswriter at the age of 15.
- Considers _Goodfellas (1990)_ (qv) the best mob movie ever made.
- His wife is an attorney.
- Brother in the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.
- Survived a bout with thyroid cancer, as well as a cancerous salivary gland tumor.
- Three of the five films he's chosen from 2000 to 2004 as the best of the year, have all won their lead actresses the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role. 'Halle Berry' (qv) in _Monster's Ball (2001)_ (qv) (his choice for the best film of 2001), 'Charlize Theron' (qv) in _Monster (2003)_ (qv) (his choice for the best film of 2003) and 'Hilary Swank' (qv) in _Million Dollar Baby (2004)_ (qv) (his choice for the best film of 2004).