Erik weisz (march 24, 1874 - october 31, 1926) as know harry houdini was a hungarian-american illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. Talk:harry houdini/archive 2 this is an archive of past harry houdini (born erik weisz, later ehrich weiss or harry weiss march 24, 1874 - october 31, 1926) was a hungarian-born american stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts he first attracted notice as. Hello, i'm harry houdini, one of the most famous magicians, illusionists, and the most famous escape artist in the world october 28, 1883, was the date of my first appearance before an audience i appeared as a contortionist and trapeze performer, as ehrich, the prince of the air. The role of harry houdini in the history of the united states of america when hayman and harry parted ways, harry`s brother theodore became he met fellow performer wilhelmina beatrice (bess) and married her after a three-week courtship after houdini taught her the principles. Harry houdini 119 likes harry houdini (march 24, 1874 - october 31, 1926) was a hungarian-american magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor.
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Harry houdini, whose birth name in hungary was erik weisz (which was changed to ehrich weiss when he immigrated to the united states), was a jewish hungarian american magician, escapologist (widely regarded as one of the greatest ever) and stunt performer, as well as a skeptic and investigator. Harry houdini the world's most famous illusionist escaped handcuffs, straitjackets and a chinese water torture cell but he couldn't escape death at age 52, on oct 31, 1926 according to a biography on pbsorg, houdini was born ehrich weiss in budapest, hungary he came to america as a.
Biography harry houdini (1874-1926) was a hungarian-american stage magician, escape artist, stunt performer, actor and film producer he was also a noted skeptic, noted for his efforts in proving that several supposed instances of supernatural phenomena were actually hoaxes. These are 25 fascinating facts about harry houdini 25 historycom 24 he didn't just name himself he also named the famous performer, buster keaton a friend of the keaton family, harry witnessed the little keaton fall down the stairs one day and biographycom 18 while in school. The performer known worldwide as harry houdini was born on march 24, 1874 in budapest although houdini often claimed to be born in appleton, wisconsin, houdini actually came to the united states when he was four years old to this day many connected with the small town of appleton still claim. Harry houdini, actor: the man from beyond the great american escape artist and magician houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by tony curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born erich weiss on march 24, 1874 in budapest, hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as appleton. Harry houdini (24 march 1874 - 31 october 1926) was a hungarian-born american stage magician, escapologist, stunt performer, actor, film producer and investigator of spiritualist claims born erik weisz he used the name ehrich weiss until legally changing his name to harry houdini in 1913.
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