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)
Himself - Film Critic
- Member of Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame since 1997.
- Is a film lecturer at the University of Chicago Fine Arts Program.
- His home has a mini-movie theatre and a glass enclosed workout room; he also has a life-sized statue of 'Oliver Hardy' (qv).
- Believes the Academy's biggest mistake was giving _Gladiator (2000)_ (qv) the award for 'Best Picture' of the year in 2000.
- Has an extensive collection of cartoon character toys, dolls and action figures.
- Film critic.
- Shares the same birthday (in year and date) with 'Paul McCartney' (qv).
- His 4th annual EbertFest of Overlooked Films held at Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois, drew almost 20,000 people over 5 days in March 2002.