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Gene Shalit Leaves Today Show: How Old is Gene Shalit? (Tribute Video)

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Gene Shalit leaves Today show after 41 years

It’s so long for Gene Shalit, who leaves the Today show November 11, after being the show’s film critic for 41 years!

How old is Gene Shalit, anyway? Would you believe Shalit is 85 years old?

Watch the Today show tribute to Gene Shalit in the video clip below, which includes some highlights of Gene Shalit’s many segments.

He started as a book reviewer and became a regular in 1973, covering a variety of topics, including his Critic’s Corner.

Matt, Meredith, Al and Ann reminisce about Gene Shalit’s career on the Today show, with other Today show folks adding their memories Tom Brokaw, Bryant Gumbel, Katie Couric, Jane Pauley and Willard Scott.

Watch the Gene Shalit tribute in the video clip below. Shalit was not on hand for his own goodbye because he’s a humble guy.

Stephen Spielberg has love for Gene Shalit (video):

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