Gene Siskel

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Birth Name: Gene Siskel
Born: 01/26/1946
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Death Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 02/20/1999

Born Jan. 26, 1946 in Chicago, IL, Siskel was a lifelong lover of film. When he was nine years old, both of his parents passed away so he was forced to move to the nearby town of Glencoe to live with an aunt and uncle. Siskel would spend his afternoons lost at the local movie house. During his teenage years, he attended Culver Military Academy in nearby Indiana, before moving on to Yale, at which he graduated in 1967 with a degree in philosophy. Having earned a public affairs scholarship, Siskel went on to work on a political campaign in California before switching gears and joining the Army Reserves. During his stint in the military, he was assigned to the Dept. of Defense Information Scho... Continue Bio >>

Popular Television:
1997 If We Picked The Winners
1997 African American Salute to the Academy Awards
1996 Biography (12/18/96)
1996 Marlon Brando: Breaking All the Rules
1996 Rodman World Tour
1995 This Morning
1995 Siskel & Ebert Interviews
1995 Siskel and Ebert Interviews
1994 American Cinema
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