|Born||Randall James Hamilton Zwinge
August 7, 1928
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation||Magician, illusionist, writer, skeptic|
James Randi (born Randall James Hamilton Zwinge; August 7, 1928) is a Canadian-American magician and skeptic who is known for bending metal forks or spoons. He is known for performing ghost magic and for being the founder of James Randi Educational Foundation. He holds two world records. He was influenced by Harry Houdini and Harry Blackstone, Sr..
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- H.W. Wilson Company (1987). Current Biography Yearbook. Silverplatter International. p. 455.
- Randi, James. "How To Say It?", "Swift", March 21, 2010
- "James Randi – A Skeptic Comes Out at 81 (podcast)". For Good Reason. March 21, 2010. http://www.forgoodreason.org/james_randi_a_skeptic_comes_out_at_81. Retrieved March 21, 2010.
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