(September 15, 1956- )
Made the Statue of Liberty disappear (1983)
Made an airplane disappear (1981)
Walked through the Great Wall of China (1986)
Levitated across the Grand Canyon (1984)
Escaped from Alcatraz (1987)
Made the Orient Express Train disappear
Starred on Broadway in 'Dreams and Nightmares'
Won many Emmy Awards and nominations (1978-81, 83-86, 88-92)
US Library of Congress named him a living legend
Four different countries honored him on postage stamps
Youngest person admitted to Society of American Magicians (1970)
Engaged to Claudia Schiffer for five years
Birth name is David Seth Kotkin
Appeared in 'Terror Train'
Why he might be annoying
He doesn't reveal how he does his illusions.
He was admitted to the hospital for exhaustion days before his act in the Tornado of Fire (many thought this was a publicity stunt).
He dropped out of Fordham University but still received an honorary doctorate there (2000).
Why he might not be annoying
He admits his magic is trick and illusion, not super powers.
He is the thirteenth highest paid entertainer.
He taught a course at New York University on magic when he was 16.
He was the spokesperson for disabled athletes at the Olympics (1988).
He ranked #39 in Forbes Power List (2000).
He was trapped in a fire at six.
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 9 Votes: 88.89% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 34 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 140 Votes: 52.86% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 25 Votes: 72.00% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 52 Votes: 67.31% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 44 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 73.91% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 114 Votes: 64.04% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 148 Votes: 58.78% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 287 Votes: 67.25% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 390 Votes: 69.74% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 735 Votes: 69.52% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 2038 Votes: 74.83% Annoying
In 2001, Out of 6647 Votes: 60.78% Annoying
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