Uri Geller - Full Biography - Part
Geller recently appeared on "Powers of the Paranormal", a 2-hour special
on the FOX Network in the US on the 11th of May, 2000
movie, TV Shows, Videos, Records and CDs, documentaries, games and Commercials.
In 1995 a
major motion picture inspired by Uri's life has been produced with the title Mindbender:
Directed by Ken Russell, it stars Ishai Golan as Uri and
Golden Globe and Oscar nominee Terence Stamp as the scientist who discovered Uri
in the early 1970s. Mindbender is the first film in motion picture history
to allow the audience to "interact" with the screen action. Music is
by the Bee Gees, Moody Blues, Elton John and Peter Gabriel. Distributed by Disney's
Buena Vista & Arron Spelling's Republic. In
2001 on the invitation of two young British filmmakers graduates of Southampton
Institute, Uri was asked to take a small part in their up coming movie, a psychological,
medical horror film called Diagnosis.
Uri was so impressed with the story line, quality and the method with which Diagnosis
was directed that he formed a partnership with, James Eaves and Johannes Roberts
who also wrote the music they are going to produce five new movies. Their next
project will be a film called Alice, followed by the life of Salvador Dali, who
Uri knew. James Eaves and Johannes Roberts are indirect protégés
of legendary director Ken Russell
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Geller has also very recently been featured as a guest on the Martin Short Show,
the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Sally Jessy Raphael Show, CNN Inside Edition,
and his life and works have been the subject of successful features on the Discovery
Channel, the Travel Channel and Entertainment Tonight.
In 1975, Uri
recorded an album with famous
concert pianist Byron Janis. The
album was released through Polydore records and CBS records; it was recorded
in seven languages. Just recently the Japanese version was re-released
in Japan on a CD; the English CD was made into a compilation of all the covers
and is available from Voiceprint. In
1994, he collaborated with Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues and recorded a song
called Nostradamus . There are more songs to follow. In addition voice
print released Uri's five CD's
set titled Explore the hidden
gifts of the mind, which include Mind potential, Healing with
the power of the mind, Words of courage and Insparation, Meditation, and Words
of wise people.
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by Uri Geller
is also a world-renowned television and stage performer. He appears on television
throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. His appearance on
David Dimbleby's Talk-In brought him over night fame in Britain which spread
immediately throughout the world. In the UK he made an eight-part series with
GMTV. Among his appearances in the United States
were Sixty Minutes with Mike Wallace, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,
The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, as well as 20/20 and a number
of specials. He has been a guest of Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas, Phil Donahue,
Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, Leeza, Larry King, CNN, and NBC Dateline. In 1995
a TV special called Beyond Belief which he co-hosted with Sir David Frost
was an incredible success, watched by an estimated thirteen million people in
England alone; when two point six million people called
in to reply to the telepathic message Uri transmitted, the majority were right.
A second and a third Beyond Belief followed (in 1996 and 1997) with the
same extraordinary results. A highly unusual series was produced by the BBC called
"The secrets of the paranormal" in which Uri's thirty minute special,
titled "Bending footballs" featured as the Choice of the day
in most of the newspapers and TV guides. A major documentary about Uri which was
released in movie theatres won the Most Popular Film Award at the Hungarian Film
Festival. A spectacular TV profile called Fame and Fortune was released in 1997.
He has done many commercials including one for Power Gen, Britain's major electricity
supplier, for Motorola cellular telephones, for Sega computer games and also for
The Yellow Pages. British telecom and Rupert Murdoch's Springboard designed www.urigeller.com
a fascinating site which is interactive, informative, educational and fun. Uri
Geller is heard on radio for TalkAmerica
Radio Tuesday to Friday 1 3 AM EST (6 8 AM GMT) also co-hosting
with Doug Stephan every
Saturday morning 8 - 9 AM EST (13 - 14 PM GMT) in the United States on Good
Day USA coast to coast and you can hear the program worldwide on www.dougstephan.com.
skills began during his early childhood. Since then he has been drawing and painting,
having exhibited his artworks in major galleries and museums around the world.
His latest creations include designing pottery, crystal, glass and jewellery for
Poole Pottery and QVC. Uri's drawings have also been featured in Belinda Carlisle's
and Michael Jackson's (Invincible) latest albums. Uri's style was influenced by
Picasso, Salvador Dali (whose 'pupil' he was), Andy Warhol and Peter Max. All
of these artists Uri has met. Uri
Geller's online art gallery click here
In 1992 Uri created a unique masterpiece - the "Geller
effect " - by riveting bent cutlery to his 1976 Cadillac. It became
an instant success and was exhibited in the prestigious Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Over a million people saw the "Geller Effect", including Britains Prime
Minister John Major, at the International Car Show in England where it caused
a sensation. The car has subsequently been featured in many Charities and hundreds
of newspapers, magazines and TV shows across the world. From October 1999 the
Cadillac was on loan to the American Visionary
Art Museum in Baltimore Inner Harbor, Maryland USA.
Uri sponsors Connor Wilson, a young and talented British
Uri was invited to become a consultant for several leading multi-national organisations,
successfully applying his special abilities to corporate endeavours. He formed
Uri Geller Associates (UGA) to combine the expert knowledge of a team
of mining engineers and geologists with his own less conventional abilities
to investigate, locate and explore oil fields,
mineral deposits, precious stones and diamonds throughout the world.
Uri is in great demand as a lecturer to a wide range of audiences from leading
organisations, corporations and conglomerates on five continents.
He has conducted a major motivation series for Novartis the multi-billion dollar
pharmaceutical company which was formed from the merger of Cyba and Sandos.
He has been
asked to lecture at the Cambridge and Oxford Union
delivering an astonishing and entertaining speech which astounded the students.
has been the highest rated motivational speaker at one of the largest pharisaical
companies Novartis, and the USA's elite Young Presidents Organisation circuit
- over such contemporaries as Henry Kissinger, General Alexander Haig and President
Gerald Ford. He has lectured at the United Nations Parapsychology Society,
Small Mines Conference at the University of London, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight
Center, The Royal Geographical Society, Mensa, Rolls Royce and many more.
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Fax (44) 118 969 9439 or e-mail email@example.com.
On an International level, Uri has successfully demonstrated his skills to the
heads of the United States and Soviet Union's delegations on nuclear and space
arms talks at the US Mission in Geneva.
Attending these negotiations were Vice President Al Gore; Senator Claiborne
Pell, Chairman of the powerful US Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Anthony
Lake, past head of the CIA; Yuli M. Vorontsov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of
the Soviet Union and the chief Soviet arms negotiator; Ambassador Max
M. Kampelman, head of the United States Delegation on Nuclear and Space Arms.
also briefed US government officials in the high-security
Shielded Room in the Capitol Building, Washington, DC his audience included
Capitol Hill staff, Senators, and Pentagon and Defence Department executives.
Uri Geller is the world's most investigated and celebrated
paranormalist. A vegetarian and fervent promoter of peace,
he has used his psychic gifts to track serial killers, work
for the FBI and the CIA, and influence nuclear disarmament
negotiations. He is the Mind-Power coach to Industrialists,
Premier League footballers, Ice Skaters, Formula One drivers
and racing cyclists; Honorary Vice-President
of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, close to his Thames-side
house, and Bristol's Children Hospital; married and the father
of two. He is the Co-Chairman of Third Division Exeter
City Football Club (with his son Daniel installed as Co-Vice
Chairman). Uri was no stranger to the club, his interest having
stemmed from Daniel's immense passion and love for The Grecians
and it had always been Uri's dream to one day own the club.
Following their spectacular and unforgettable visit to Exeter
to raise monies for charities and to meet disadvantaged children
from all over the world, Uri's close friends Michael Jackson
and David Blaine agreed to become Honorary Directors of the
Uri loves animals, has five dogs, and cycles 27 miles
More than fifteen books have been written about Uri Geller. Over five hundred
published since the early 1970s have mentioned him prominently, including many
encyclopaedias and dictionaries.
Uri himself has written thirteen books: Shawn,
a novel describing the exploits of a psychic superman caught up in the Cold War.
The prestigious magazine, Publishers Weekly, reported that the book had been bought
by the Russian publisher Sovaminco whose first printing was 100,000 copies. This
is probably a record for a first novel by a Western author in that country.
My Story, the first volume of his autobiography, was published before
he was thirty and has been translated into thirteen languages. The
Geller Effect, published ten years later, contains a number of sensational
disclosures about his life and exploits. His fourth book, Uri
Geller's Fortune Secrets, teaches people how to use their psychic abilities,
positive thinking and a healthy diet to dramatically improve their well-being.
Change Your Life in One Day is a colourful,
big format publication, which shows the reader how to improve his life instantly.
Uri Geller's Mind-power Kit published by Richard
Branson's Virgin Publishing which also contains an Audio tape and a rock crystal,
was number one on the American INGRAMS New Age Best Sellers list. The Kit was
featured on QVC, the home shopping channel, selling out many times Uri
Geller's little book of Mindpower (June 1998). Two Paranormal novels have
been published, the first one is titled ELLA a Psychic
thriller, and tells the story of a fourteen year old girl who possesses supernatural
powers. It is now available in all bookstores.
after this: Uri's third novel Dead Cold (which has
been listed by the London Times as a contender for the "Golden Dagger Award")
(May 1999), Mind Medicine (1999), Uri Geller's
ParaScience Pack (2000), Sports power (2003), Confessions
of a Rabbi & a Psychic (2000),Unorthodox Encounters (2001). [Click
here for pictures with author], Life Signs (2002). (2002). Four more self
help books are planned for the years 2001 - 2004.
Powerpack series of books from Marshall|
books are published in many different languages and are available on Amazon.com
Part of Uri's income from some of these projects will benefit children's charities
and children's hospitals.
OF THE BOOKS ABOUT URI GELLER
Andrija Puharich, Doubleday/Robson.
Amazing Uri Geller, Martin Ebon, New American Library.
- Uri Geller: Fup eller
Fakta? Leo Leslie, Samlerens Piccoloboger.
The Strange Story of Uri
Geller, Jim Colin, Raintree. (For Children)
In Search of Superman,
John Wilhelm, Pocket Books.
Geller Papers, Charles Panati, Houghton Mifflin.
- The Geller Phenomenon,
Colin Wilson, Aldus Books.
John G. Taylor, Macmillan/Picador.
Metal Benders, John Hasted, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
- Mysterious Powers,
Geller, Al Descobierto, Ramos Perera, Sedmay Ediciones.
- Uri Geller magician
or mystic? Jonathan Margolis; Orion.
of these books were published in many languages.
There are a few publications and books that contain numerous inaccurate and libelous
statements about Uri Geller, those will eventually be dealt with through the courts.
Almost every country has different libel laws and individuals and their publishers
who libeled, or republish such material through any means, including the Internet,
will have difficulty hiding behind the changing statute of limitations; no matter
which year the book was published.
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