Harry houdini (march 24, 1874 budapest – october 31, 1926, born ehrich weiss)  was a hungarian-american magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer, as well as a skeptic and investigator of spiritualists. Harry houdini was born into a jewish family in budapest, hungary according to his birth certificate he was born on 24 march 1874 as erich weisz houdini himself spelled his name ehrich weiss. Harry houdini (march 24, 1874 – october 31, 1926, born erik weisz later spelled ehrich weiss)  was a hungarian american magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer he was also a skeptic who set out to expose frauds purporting to be supernatural phenomena. Harry houdini's wiki: harry houdini (born erik weisz, later ehrich weiss or harry weiss march 24, in the 1997 biography houdini. The details of the life of eric weiss (aka harry houdini) this is probably the best houdini biography i have ever seen escape the story of the great houdini.
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