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Kenneth Silverman (1936–2017)

Kenneth Silverman was born on February 5, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Kenneth Eugene Silverman. He is known for his work on American Experience (1988), American Masters (1985) and E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998). He was married to Sharon Medjuck. He died on July 7, 2017 in Manhattan. See full bio »

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American Experience Miscellaneous Crew
Perspectives Himself - Houdini Biographer


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 1995 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (contributing writer - 1 episode)
- Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul (1995) ... (contributing writer)
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 2000 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (historical advisor - 1 episode)
- Houdini (2000) ... (historical advisor)
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 2014 Perspectives (TV Series documentary)
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- Alan Davies: The Magic of Houdini (2014) ... Himself - Houdini Biographer
 2005 Houdini: Unlocking the Mystery (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 E! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series documentary)
- Harry Houdini (1998) ... Himself
 1995 American Masters (TV Series documentary)

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Book: "The Life and Times of Cotton Mather". New York: Columbia Univ Pr. ISBN-13: 978-0231061254. NOTES: (1) Won the Pulitzer Prize. (2) Won the Bancroft Prize. See more »

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Historian, author and professor at NYU, he was also a long-time member of the Society of American Magicians. See more »

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