Gene Shalit
Name: Gene Shalit
Occupation: TV Show Host
Gender: Male
Birth Day: March 25, 1926
Age: 96
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Zodiac Sign: Aries

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Gene Shalit

Gene Shalit was born on March 25, 1926 in New York City, United States (96 years old). Gene Shalit is a TV Show Host, zodiac sign: Aries. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


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

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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.


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In 1986, Shalit hosted a videocassette and laserdisc collection from MCA Home Video, Gene Shalit's Critic's Choice Video. Four images (five on the laserdisc covers) of Shalit appeared in a filmstrip on the front of the box with his reviews on the back. Titles included Touch of Evil, Destry Rides Again, Double Indemnity and The Ipcress File.


Shalit married Nancy Lewis. For much of his career, he lived in Leonia, New Jersey. Shalit's children include the artist and entrepreneur Willa Shalit. Another child is Peter Shalit, a physician and recognized authority on gay men's health and living with HIV. His daughter Emily died of ovarian cancer in 2012.


Shalit announced that he would leave The Today Show after 40 years, effective November 11, 2010. Of his decision, he was quoted as saying: "It's enough already". He has largely stayed out of the public eye since his retirement, only appearing once for Willard Scott's retirement in 2015.

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Currently, Gene Shalit is 96 years, 10 months and 8 days old. Gene Shalit will celebrate 97th birthday on a Saturday 25th of March 2023.

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