Mentalist The Amazing Kreskin has, for six decades.During the past fifty years Kreskin has had a television series, his own board game by Milton Bradley, twenty published books, and a major motion picture inspired by his work. In the 70’s Kreskin headlined his own television series for five and a half seasons called, ‘The Amazing World of Kreskin. The airline industry estimates that Kreskin has flown over 3 million miles. Actor/Producer Tom Hanks released in 2009 the feature film, ‘The Great Buck Howard”. It is announced at the end of the movie that the inspiration for the main character is The Amazing Kreskin. That character is played by the star of the movie, John Malkovich. In the 2010 movie, ‘Dinner for Schmucks’, the character played by Zach Galifianakis has as his hero and influence The Amazing Kreskin.
T2C got the low down in a series of interviews. Here is Part 2. You can catch part 1 here.
The Amazing Kreskin Live: Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd St. until April 28th.