Gene Shalit

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TV Show Host
Date of Birth March 25, 1926
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 94 years old
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About Gene Shalit

Film and book critic who presented his opinions on The Today Show for more than thirty years and frequently wore colorful bowties to complement his large mustache.

Before Fame

Before he started with The Today Show, he wrote his critiques for various print publications including Look, TV Guide, Cosmopolitan, and The New York Times.


He was involved in a controversy following the release of Brokeback Mountain when he claimed Jake Gyllenhaal's character to be a sexual predator.

Family Life

He was married and had six children with his wife Nancy.


He served as Dick Clark's press agent during the 1960s.

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Latest information about Gene Shalit updated on October 27, 2020.

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