Richard Roeper
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Richard Roeper

Chicago Sun Times

Richard Roeper is a nationally syndicated columnist and film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times and the author of eight books—with two more on the way next year.


He is the recipient of the National Headliner Award as the best columnist in the country, and he has garnered numerous other awards over the course of his career.


Roeper has hosted radio shows on WLS-AM, WLS-FM and WLUP-FM in Chicago. He is currently a contributor to "The Roe Conn Show" on WGN-AM.


For nine years, Roeper was the co-host of "At the Movies," which eventually was titled, "Ebert & Roeper." Roeper has hosted a number of movie-related shows on Starz, Reelz Channel and DISH.


In addition to some 20 appearances on "The Tonight Show," Roeper has been a guest on "Oprah," "Nightline," "The Today Show," "Top Chef," "Entourage," "Live with Regis and Kelly," "The O’Reilly Factor" and dozens of other shows.


Raised in the south suburbs, Roeper has lived in Chicago for the past 25 years

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