Richard Roeper (born October 17, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American movie critic, television personality, journalist, and historian. He currently stars on the American television program "Ebert & Roeper" with Roger Ebert. Roeper replaced Gene Siskel on the program in 2000 (which used to be called "Siskel & Ebert"), shortly after Siskel died in 1999. Roeper also writes about movies for an American newspaper, the Chicago Sun-Times.
His birthday is often also listed as 1 August 1960.: