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Uri Geller

Psychic, illusionist Uri Geller
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Profession: Psychic, illusionist


Why Famous: Best known internationally as a magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic.

He is known for his trademark television performances of spoon bending and other supposed psychic effects.

Born: December 20, 1946
Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel
Age: 74 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Historical Events

  • 2009-02-11 Uri Geller purchases Lamb Island, Scotland, previously known for its witch trials

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