- Name: Gene Siskel
- Born: 01/26/1946
- Died: 02/20/1999 (53 years old)
- Occupation: Television journalist, film critic
Eugene Kal Siskel (January 26, 1946– February 20, 1999) was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune. Along with colleague Roger Ebert, he hosted a series of popular movie review programs on television from 1975 to 1999.
Credits: Opening Soon at a Theater Near You (1975–1977), Sneak Previews (1977–1982), At the Movies (1982–1986), Siskel & Ebert (1986–1999), CBS This Morning (1990–1996), Good Morning America (1996–1999)
School: Yale University
Alias: Eugene Kal Siskel
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Death Place: Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Gene Siskel quotes :
For my 50th birthday, I got ahold of a new print of 'Saturday Night Fever.' I see it much more as a tough coming-of-age movie than as a disco story.Gene Siskel