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  • The life of film critic Roger Ebert

    Roger Ebert, a Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic who reached celebrity status in the 1980's and 90's hosting popular syndicated film review programs, died April 4, 2013, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. He was 70 years old.
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  • The life of film critic Roger Ebert

    Roger Ebert, right, poses with Gene Siskel in Los Angeles, in this 1986 photo. The rivalry between the two Chicago film critics who combine their talents on the movie review show "Siskel & Ebert & The Movies" helped make them media stars.
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    Film critics Gene Siskel, left, and Roger Ebert are shown in a 1994 photo.
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    Director Steven Spielberg and movie critic Roger Ebert chat on the set of the "Siskel & Ebert Anniversary Special" in Los Angeles, April 2, 1996.
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    Gene Siskel, right, and Roger Ebert are at the dedication ceremony renaming a section of Erie Street to Siskel & Ebert Way, Feb. 1, 1995, in Chicago.
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    Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper, left, sits with Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert on the set of the newly named "Ebert & Roeper and The Movies," July 12, 2000, in Chicago. Roeper was named the permanent replacement for Gene Siskel, who died the year before, in the chair opposite Ebert on the long-running film criticism show.
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    Director Marc Forster, Actress Halle Berry and Roger Ebert attend the Lionsgate pre-Oscar party for the film "Monster's Ball," at Mirabelle Restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif, March 23, 2002.
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    Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper are guests on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" at the NBC Studios in Burbank, Calif., June 27, 2002.
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    Paul Rudd, Gretchen Mol, Fred Weller, left to right, look at a photo taken of them by Roger Ebert while attending the premiere of the film "The Shape of Things" at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Jan. 20, 2003.
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    Roger Ebert receives a special award of recognition at the American Society of Cinematographers 17th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 16, 2003.
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    Roger Ebert posing for photographers following a ceremony in which he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, June 23, 2005.
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    Roger Ebert applauds his wife, Chaz, before he was honored with a sidewalk medallion under the marquee of the Chicago Theatre on Monday, July 18, 2005, in Chicago.
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    Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz accept his Honorary Life Membership award during the 61st Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles, Jan. 31, 2009. Ebert lost his ability to speak and eat after his second surgery for cancer in 2006.
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    Roger Ebert and Director Martin Scorcese are shown during the 62nd International film festival in Cannes, southern France, May 15, 2009.
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    Roger Ebert welcomes people to the opening of the 13th annual Ebertfest film festival on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, April 27, 2011.
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