Joel Siegel

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Birthday
7, 1943
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jun 29, 2007 (63)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1943
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jun 29, 2007 (63)

About

Cheerful critic who worked for ABC's Good Morning America for over 25 years.

Before Fame

While attending college in Georgia in the 1960s he helped to organize black voters.

Trivia

He was a master of the thumbnail-length reviews, and won several Emmy Awards for his work.

Family Life

His grandmother, an immigrant from Romania, was one of the survivors of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911.

Associated With

He wrote the book for the musical The First, which was about Jackie Robinson. The book earned him a Tony Award nomination.

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