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Roger Ebert (1942–2013)

Author of The Great Movies

Includes the names: Rober Ebert, Roger Ebert, roger eberts, robert ebert, Film Roger Ebert, Roger Ebert, editor

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Roger Joseph Ebert was born on June 18, 1942 in Urbana, Illinois, and died on April 4, 2013. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was editor of the Daily Illini. He is best known for his film review column in the Chicago Sun Times since 1967 and for the television programs Sneak Previews, At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert and Siskel and Ebert and The Movies. After Gene Siskel's death in 1999, Roger Ebert teamed up with Ruchard Roeper for the television series Ebert and Roeper and The Movies which began airing in 2000. Ebert's movie reviews were in more than 200 newspapers in the U.S. and worldwide by Universal Press Syndicate. He wrote more than 15 books, including his annual movie yearbook which was a collection of his reviews for that specific year. He became the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize. In June 2005, he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; he was the first professional critic to receive this award. He received honorary degrees from the University of Colorado, the AFI Conservatory, and the School of Art Institute of Chicago. Ebert died on April 4, 2013 at age 70. He had lost his voice and much of his jaw after battling thyroid and salivary gland cancer. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Great Movies 665 copies, 6 reviews
Life Itself: A Memoir 611 copies, 27 reviews
I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie 327 copies, 7 reviews
Your Movie Sucks 286 copies, 4 reviews
The Great Movies II 271 copies, 1 review
Roger Ebert's Book of Film (Editor) 203 copies
The Great Movies III (Author) 114 copies
Scorsese by Ebert 81 copies, 2 reviews
Ebert's Bests 12 copies, 1 review
Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb… (Introduction (scrapbook), some editions) 537 copies, 6 reviews
Act of Passion (Introduction, some editions) 347 copies, 12 reviews
Memo from David O. Selznick (Introduction, some editions) 177 copies, 1 review
JFK: The Book of the Film (Contributor) 65 copies, 3 reviews
God in the Movies (Preface) 25 copies
The Best of Xero (Introduction) 20 copies
My Kind of 'Toon, Chicago Is (Foreword) 2 copies, 1 review

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