– Date of birth – 20th December 1946
An Israeli-British performer and celebrity who has claimed to have psychic powers for most of his career, he first began to bend spoons after he started to perform as a magician in nightclubs, and saw a performance by the British magician and mentalist David Berglas do the same.
His earliest memory is of a gunshot breaking the window over his cradle, and broken glass falling on his teddy bear. His father was a soldier in the British Army in Palestine. He was devastatingly handsome, Uri describing him as ‘like a film star’. But he was a reluctant parent, and used to beat Uri. But Uri hero-worshipped him and so was devastated when his parents split up when he was 9, and left him in a kibbutz for a year. Eventually, his mother collected him and took him to live in … Read More