Gene Siskel Rank
About Gene Siskel
Gene Siskel was an American television show host, film critic and journalist known for hosting the film review television programs Sneak Previews (formerly Opening Soon at a Theater Near You), At the Movies and Siskel & Ebert. As a journalist, he worked for the Chicago Tribune.
In 1980, he married Marlene Iglitzen, with whom he fathered three children, Kate, Callie and Will. He and Marlene remained married until his death in 1999.
Throughout his career, he often refused appearing in films or TV series because he felt that doing so would undermine his responsibility to the public as a film critic.
He died three days after undergoing brain surgery.
Gene Siskel Rank
Gene Siskel's Popularity
Gene Siskel was a famous American journalist and critic, who was born on January 26, 1946. As a person born on this date, Gene Siskel is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (January 26) and the 17th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on January 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Gene Siskel is the 186th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Gene Siskel's birthday, Gene Siskel is the 1579th most famous American and ranks 39th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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