Roger Ebert

1942 - 2013

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Roger Joseph Ebert (; June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, film historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, Ebert became the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Ebert has received more than 7,361,975 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Roger Ebert is the 5th most popular critic, the 1,727th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,747th in 2019) and the most popular Critic.

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Among critics, Roger Ebert ranks 5 out of 5Before him are John Ruskin, Vladimir Propp, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, and Vissarion Belinsky.

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Among people born in 1942, Roger Ebert ranks 124Before him are Barry Levinson, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Sixto Rodriguez, Samuel R. Delany, Jim Rogers, and Carlos Monzón. After him are David Bradley, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Isaac Hayes, Kang Kek Iew, Mirjana Marković, and Janusz Korwin-Mikke. Among people deceased in 2013, Roger Ebert ranks 67Before him are Robert Fogel, Stéphane Hessel, Kenneth G. Wilson, Kenneth Waltz, Glafcos Clerides, and Bert Trautmann. After him are Sławomir Mrożek, Sung Jae-gi, Pierre Mauroy, Bigas Luna, Ovadia Yosef, and Arthur Danto.

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Among people born in United States, Roger Ebert ranks 1,727 out of 18,182Before him are Eva Mendes (1974), Norman Mailer (1923), Stephen Jay Gould (1941), Juliet Anderson (1938), Diana Gabaldon (1952), and Patrick Dempsey (1966). After him are Count Basie (1904), Benjamin Spock (1903), Bob Gunton (1945), Alfred Newman (1900), John Turturro (1957), and Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848).

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Among critics born in United States, Roger Ebert ranks 1

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