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David Copperfield

David Seth Kotkin, known professionally as David Copperfield, is an American magician, described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards and 38 nominations. Best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion, Copperfield's career of over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a knighthood by the French government, and he has been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress. As of 2006, Copperfield has sold 33 million tickets and grossed over US$4 billion, more than any other solo entertainer in history. In 2015, Forbes listed his earnings at $63 million for the previous 12 months and ranked him the 20th highest-earning celebrity in the world. When not performing, he manages his chain of eleven resort islands in the Bahamas, which he calls "Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay".

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Sep 16, 1956 In Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Bambi-Verleihung 1948-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Gambler's Ballad: The Legend of Johnny Thompson 2018-04-02
Known For
Poster of Always Amazing
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Movie Gambler's Ballad: The Legend of Johnny Thompson Self 2018-04-02
Movie Always Amazing Himself 2018-03-10
Movie 7 Days in Hell David Copperfield 2015-07-11
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Himself 2013-03-14
Movie Oh My God Himself 2009-11-13
Series Wizards of Waverly Place Self 2007-10-12
Series The Colbert Report Self (archive footage) 2005-10-17
Movie David Copperfield: Illusion Himself 2004-04-27
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Unknown 2003-01-24
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Scrubs David Copperfield 2001-10-02
Movie Get Bruce! Himself 1999-01-01
Series AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies Self 1998-06-23
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Taff self 1997-03-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Movie David Copperfield - 15 Years of Magic Self 1994-05-12
Movie Prêt-à-Porter Himself (uncredited) 1994-12-23
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Simpsons Himself (voice) 1989-12-17
Movie A Christmas Dream Unknown 1984-01-01
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series The Big Show Unknown 1980-03-04
Movie Terror Train Ken the Magician 1980-10-03
Series An Audience with... Himself 1978-01-08
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Bambi-Verleihung himself 1948-01-01