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James Randi

James RandiAKA Randall James Hamilton Zwinge

Born: 7-Aug-1928
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 20-Oct-2020
Location of death: Plantation, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Magician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Amazing Randi

Father: George Randall Zwinge (Bell Telephone executive in Canada)
Mother: Marie Alice Paradis (homemaker)
Boyfriend: José Alvarez ("Deyvi Peña", until his death)

    Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Fellow
    CSICOP Founder
    False Memory Syndrome Foundation Advisory Board
    MacArthur Fellowship
    Naturalized US Citizen 1987
    Global Warming Skeptics
    Asteroid Namesake 3163 Randi
    Slander per lawsuit by Eldon Byrd, fined $0 (zero)
    Risk Factors: Cancer

    An Honest Liar (18-Apr-2014) · Himself
    The Unbelievers (29-Apr-2013) · Himself
    Penn & Teller Get Killed (14-Sep-1989)
    Is There Sex After Death? (24-Oct-1971)

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Author of books:
An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural (1995, nonfiction)
The Mask of Nostradamus (1990, nonfiction)
The Faith Healers (1987, nonfiction)
Flim-Flam! (1982, nonfiction)
The Truth about Uri Geller (1982, nonfiction)

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