David Copperfield
Date of Birth
Sep 16, 1956
Birth Place:
Metuchen, NJ


Roundly and justly considered the preeminent magician of the 20th century, David Copperfield (born David Kotkin) elevated illusionism to new spheres by mounting and pulling off stunning feats before live audiences that most deemed impossible. Copperfield (who did pull his stage name from the Dickens novel) specialized in massively scaled deceptions that included the disappearance of the Statue of...