Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

About Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 - April 4, 2013) is an American journalist, film critic and screenwriter, who has been described by Forbes as 'the most powerful pundit in America'. He is the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, as well as the first to be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ebert is known for his film review column (appearing in the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967, and later online) and for the television programs Sneak Previews, At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, and Siskel and Ebert and The Movies, all of which he co-hosted for a combined 23 years with Gene Siskel. After Siskel's death in 1999, Ebert teamed with Richard Roeper for the television series Ebert & Roeper & the Movies, which began airing in 2000. Although his name remained in...'