AO Scott

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Birthday
10, 1966
Birthplace
Northampton, MA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
Northampton, MA

About

A film and media critic for the New York Times, he also wrote for Slate and the New York Review of Books.

Before Fame

He began writing for the New York Review of Books, and joined the Times in 2000, rising to chief critic following the retirement of his colleague Elvis Mitchell.

Trivia

On his Top Ten list of best movies of the 2000s, he listed Andrew Stanton's Wall-E at the top.

Family Life

Both of his parents were professors, and his grand-uncle was Eli Wallach, the acclaimed method actor.

Associated With

He was a disciple of Roger Ebert, writing about him in 2008 to say his clarity and down-home charm was the perfect antidote to self-important critics.