David Copperfield (illusionist)

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David Copperfield

David Seth Kotkin (September 16, 1956), known professionally as David Copperfield, is an American illusionist.[1] He is described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history.[2] Copperfield's career of over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records.[3] Copperfield has won a total of 21 Emmy Awards.[1] He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[1] Copperfield was knighted by the French government.[4] He has also been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress.[5] Copperfield was born in Metuchen, New Jersey, United States.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "David Copperfield Biography". Bio. A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved February 3, 2017. 
  2. "Houdini in the Desert". Forbes.com. February 3, 2017
  3. Guinness World Records 2006, p. 197 ISBN 1-904994-02-4
  4. "Reappearing Act: Inside The Multimillion Dollar World Of Illusionist David Copperfield". Forbes.com. February 3, 2017
  5. "Living Legends". Library of Congress. Retrieved February 3, 2017.