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Christy Lemire

Christy Lemire
Born (1972-08-30) August 30, 1972
Los Angeles, California
Education Southern Methodist University
Occupation Film critic
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Chris Lemire
Children 1

Christy Lemire (born August 30, 1972)[1][2] is a film critic formerly with the Associated Press (AP)[3][4] and Ebert Presents at the Movies.[5] She also co-hosts the weekly online movie review show, What The Flick?!.[6]


  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
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  • External Links 4


Lemire started writing film reviews for the AP in 1999 and moved to New York in 2000 as a general entertainment reporter.[7] In 2004, she became the AP's first full-time film critic.[8] In addition to her print work, Lemire has appeared on television shows including the Today Show and Good Morning America.[8]

In 2003, she was a guest co-host on The View. Lemire made headlines when she and co-host Meredith Vieira shared a kiss in response to the Madonna and Britney Spears kiss at the MTV Video Music Awards.[9][10]

Lemire was ranked number 93 on the "Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2008".[11]

Lemire made several appearances substituting for film critic Roger Ebert on At the Movies.[7] When Ebert created his new film review program for public television, Ebert Presents: At The Movies, Lemire was selected as co-host of the program along with film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky. Ebert Presents: at the Movies aired for a single season in 2011.[12]

She is one of the regular critics on the YouTube show What The Flick?! hosted on The Young Turks network.

Personal life

A Los Angeles native, Lemire grew up in Woodland Hills.[7] She is a 1993 graduate of Southern Methodist University with a degree in journalism and is a member of the Delta Gamma sorority.[13][5] She lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris Lemire,[7][14] a television producer, and son Nicolas, born in November 2009.[15] She has described herself as a "lapsed Catholic".[16]


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External Links

  • Official Website
  • Christy Lemire on Twitter
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