The Amazing Kreskin Bio
With a showman’s flair, a comedian’s wit, and the capacities of a bona fide Mentalist or thought reader, The Amazing Kreskin has, for six decades, dramatized the unique facets of the human mind…his own. His very name has become an integral part of pop culture throughout the world.
Through the past fifty years Kreskin has had a television series, his own board game by Milton Bradley, nineteen published books, and a major motion picture inspired by his work.
In the 1970’s Kreskin headlined his own television series for five seasons called, ‘The Amazing World of Kreskin’ which can now be viewed on www.hulu.com. Since the series, Kreskin has traveled over 3 million miles performing in front of millions his unique brand of Mentalism. Kreskin has also been a recurring guest on Johnny Carson, Regis Philbin, David Letterman and most recently Jimmy Fallon and Howard Stern.
Actor/Producer Tom Hanks released the 2009 the feature film, ‘The Great Buck Howard,’ starring Tom Hanks and John Malkovich. It is announced at the end of the movie that the inspiration for the main character is The Amazing Kreskin, the character played by John Malkovich.
In the 2010 movie, ‘Dinner for Schmucks’, the character played by Zach Galifianakis has as his hero and influence The Amazing Kreskin, which further exemplifies the wide scope of Kreskin’s exposure and attention.
2014 brought a whole new realm to Kreskin’s arsenal when he mentally trained three up and coming boxers to victory, one of which was Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy. Kreskin parlayed his new sports ‘psychologist’ moniker into the world of Manny Pacquiao helping him to victory against Chris Algerie. In May 2015 taking it one step further Kreskin predicted the winner of the now legendary Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao fight in which he successfully predicted a Floyd Mayweather win. .
Through the years, Kreskin has received international recognition for extraordinary predictions often dealing with sports and world affairs. From the US Presidential Election in 2012 that was broadcast on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ to his 2013 Super Bowl prediction which Kreskin predicted on FOX television.
In February 2016 Kreskin will be releasing his 20th book entitled, “In Real Time” featuring his major predictions for the next several hundred years. The Amazing One is also slated to air his new talk and commentary show on iHeartRadio premiering on February 25, 2016. http://www.wxlvradio.com/station/content/wxlv-flash-player
At 81 years of age, Kreskin shows no signs of slowing down. He continues to perform his legendary live shows in front of packed audiences around the work, playing over 200+ dates yearly.