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Siskel, Gene

Born: 1946 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Socialite


1946 - Born in Chicago on the 26th of January.

1967 - Siskel attended Culver Academies, graduated from Yale University.

1969 - Began working for the Chicago Tribune.

1982 - Siskel and Ebert left WTTW and PBS for syndication.

1986 - Siskel and Ebert left Tribune Broadcasting to have their show produced by the syndication arm of The Walt Disney Company.

1998 - Siskel underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor.

1999 - He announced on the 3rd of February that he was taking a leave of absence but that he expected to be back by the fall, writing "I'm in a hurry to get well because I don't want Roger to get more screen time than I."

         - Died the 20th of February, complications of the surgery two weeks later, at the age of 53.


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