Roger Ebert

Ebert, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic,  gave independent films popular appeal, and his "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" ratings on TV were both coveted and scorned. The prolific critic continued to write reviews while battling cancer in recent years. He was 70. <br>
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( Chicago Tribune / MCT / December 31, 1981 )

Ebert, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, gave independent films popular appeal, and his "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" ratings on TV were both coveted and scorned. The prolific critic continued to write reviews while battling cancer in recent years. He was 70.
Full obituary | Remembrance: Roger Ebert, film's hero to the end | Photos
Notable deaths of 2012

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