Roger Joseph Ebert

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Roger Joseph Ebert

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Birthplace: Mercy Hospital, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Cause of death: papillary thyroid cancer
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Harry Ebert and Annabel Ebert
Husband of Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert

Occupation: Film critic, author, screenwriter, journalist, commentator
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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.

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Roger Joseph Ebert's Timeline

1942
June 18, 1942
Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States
1993
July 18, 1993
Age 51
2013
April 4, 2013
Age 70
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States