Awarded: April 2000
(b. Sept. 16, 1956)
David Copperfield is a master magician touted for his understanding of his craft. At age 12, he was the youngest magician to be admitted to the Society of American Magicians. At 16, he was teaching magic at New York University. He is especially known for “The Magic of David Copperfield” specials, which feature him performing different grand and extraordinary illusions.
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