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Roger Ebert - RIP April 4th, 2013

Roger Joseph Ebert, born June 18th 1942 in Urbana Illinois, died today April 4th 2013 at the age of 70. Best known as a film critic, Roger was also a journalist and screenwriter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1975.

Roger Ebert began his film reviews in the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967, and his fame grewquickly when he co-hosted At the Movies with Gene Siskel in the early 1980s. Ebert's career also includes a collection of over 20 books, co-writing various screenplays (including the 1970 Russ Meyer film cult classic Beyond the Valley of the Dolls), guest lecturer at the University of Chicago, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Shown here is Roger Ebert with Russ Meyer taken in 1970.

RIP Roger Ebert . . . I give you two thumbs up. Thank you for all of your contributions.
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About Roger Joseph Ebert

Best known as a film critic, Roger was also a journalist and screenwriter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1975. ...more info

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Roger Ebert - RIP April 4th, 2013

Roger Joseph Ebert

Mini-biography
Born: Jun 18, 1942 in Urbana, IL
Died: Apr 4, 2013 (age 70)
Cause: Cancer

Also in this photo: Roger Joseph Ebert at 28 years old  ·  Russell Albion "Russ" Meyer at 48 years old