Updated: Jul 28
What magician shares his stage name with a Charles Dickens classic novel? Do you know the answer? If not, don't worry. We'll reveal it.
What magician shares his stage name with a Charles Dickens classic novel?
The magician who shares his stage name with Charles Dicken's classic novel David Copperfield is magician David Kotkin.
David Kotkin changed his name to David Copperfield at age 18 after leaving university to star in The Magic Man in Chicago because he liked its sound.
David Copperfield (illusionist) has been called "The Greatest Illusionist of our time" by Oprah Winfrey, and Forbes describes him as the most commercially successful magician in history.
David Copperfield vanished the Statue of Liberty, walked through the Great Wall of China, and won 21 Emmy Awards and 11 Guinness World Records for his unique combination of storytelling and magic.
WATCH: The story of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers— giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world.
Emmy® winners and Oscar® nominees Armando Iannucci and Simon Blackwell lend their wry yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens’ iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to the burgeoning writer in Victorian England.