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Joel Siegel dead at 63

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 29th 2007 6:40PM

Joel SiegelThis is rather stunning news.

ABC movie critic and entertainment editor Joel Siegel has died at the age of 63. He had been battling colon cancer for a very long time, since discovering he had it at age 57. His family and friends were with him when he died.

Siegel started at WABC-TV and then reviewed movies on Good Morning America He also authored the book Lessons For Dylan, a guidebook for his unborn son on how to live life. He was also one of the cofounders of Gilda's Club, along with Gene Wilder, who lost wife Gilda Radner to cancer.

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Scott K

Thats a shame. It seems like nobody just dies of old age anymore. Its always some kind of cancer.

June 29 2007 at 11:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

That is really sad. I was lucky enough to meet Joel a few times. Unfortunately, he was already very sick the last time I saw him. Condolences to his family and friends.

June 29 2007 at 11:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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