|Birthplace:||Mercy Hospital, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States|
|Death:||Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States|
|Cause of death:||papillary thyroid cancer|
|Occupation:||Film critic, author, screenwriter, journalist, commentator|
About Roger Joseph Ebert
Roger Joseph Ebert (pron.: /ˈiːbərt/) (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American journalist, film critic and screenwriter, who was described by Forbes as "the most powerful pundit in America". He was 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 was born in Urbana, Illinois, the son of Annabel (née Stumm) and Walter H. Ebert, an electrician. His paternal grandparents were German immigrants and his maternal ancestry is Dutch, Irish, and German.
Roger Ebert's Timeline
June 18, 1942
Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States
July 18, 1993
April 4, 2013
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States