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Uri Geller

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Uri Geller ( OOR-ee GHEL-ər; Hebrew: אורי גלר; born 20 December 1946) is an Israeli-British illusionist, magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic. He is known for his trademark television performances of spoon bending and other illusions. Geller uses conjuring tricks to simulate the effects of psychokinesis and telepathy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uri Geller has received more than 2,967,533 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Uri Geller is the 3rd most popular magician, the 92nd most popular biography from Israel (up from 102nd in 2019) and the most popular Israeli Magician.

Uri Geller is most famous for his ability to bend spoons and forks with his mind.

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  • 64.15

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  • 36

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  • 7.22

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  • 2.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among magicians, Uri Geller ranks 3 out of 11Before him are Harry Houdini and David Copperfield. After him are Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, James Randi, David Blaine, Criss Angel, Ricky Jay, Dynamo, Derren Brown, and Penn Jillette.

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Among people born in 1946, Uri Geller ranks 59Before him are Talia Shire, Sally Field, Bob Beamon, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, Jang Song-thaek, and Dolly Parton. After him are Bolo Yeung, Isaias Afwerki, Boris Berezovsky, Danny Glover, Thongloun Sisoulith, and Howard Shore.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Uri Geller ranks 92 out of 430Before him are Manasseh (-709), Nicodemus (-50), Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Isaac Luria (1534), Pontius Pilate's wife (6), and Berenice (28). After him are Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Unas (-2400), Zephaniah (-701), Ezer Weizman (1924), James, brother of Jesus (-20), and Itzhak Perlman (1945).

Among MAGICIANS In Israel

Among magicians born in Israel, Uri Geller ranks 1

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