Never afraid to give everything to his role, Adrien Brody has quietly established himself as one of the finest actors in Hollywood. While not traditionally stunning like Brad Pitt
or Tom Cruise
, Brody's understated handsomeness and emotionally deep performances combine to make him all the movie star those two are.
Adrien Brody plays dazzling illusionist in 'Houdini' miniseries
Adrien Brody plays the internationally famous escape artist in the two-part miniseries, which follows Houdini's journey from a sideshow act to internationally famous escape artist.For Adrien Brody, History's Houdini Is a Dream Come True
Adrien Brody might have already won an Oscar at 29 for his work in The Pianist, but for the actor, playing the legendary magician Harry Houdini for History's latest miniseries was a real bucket list moment. "He was a very heroic person to me as a boy," Brody tells TVGuide.com. Much like the magician he idolized, Brody grew up in New York City the child of a Hungarian-Jewish mother and took up ...Adrien Brody is a lock star in ?Houdini? miniseries
When Adrien Brody was growing up in Queens, he did magic tricks at kids? birthday parties. Billed as ?The Amazing Adrien,? he says, ?I did pretty advanced stuff. I worked...Adrien Brody is "Houdini" in two-night miniseries on History
Adrien Brody is riveting in a two-night miniseries that purports to offer a psychological portrait of "The Great Harry Houdini.In 'Houdini,' Adrien Brody wants to 'convey the truth of an illusion'
NEW YORK ? Over a colorful career that's included an Oscar win for a Roman Polanski film, collaborations with unconventional directors such as Rian Johnson and Wes Anderson and ? of course ? that Halle Berry kiss seen 'round the world, Adrien Brody has pulled rabbits out of...Adrien Brody plays childhood hero Houdini
On the face of it, perpetually haunted-looking Oscar winner Adrien Brody already seems like an ideal candidate for the role of Harry Houdini in the new Sky Movies Extra mini-series Houdini. But delve a little deeper and that first impression is borne out even further, as Shaun Bamber discovers when the 41-year-old actor reveals the true extent of what he has in common with the master illusionist ...Lots of magic ? but little illumination ? in 'Houdini'
Adrien Brody lends a haunted/obsessive air to 'Houdini,' but his talents are squandered in this History biopic about the man behind the myth. The best parts? How Houdini's amazing tricks were done. Adrien Brody lends a haunted/obsessive air to 'Houdini,' but his talents are squandered in this History biopic about the man behind the myth. The best parts? How Houdini's amazing tricks were done.Adrien Brody Does Not Lead a Normal Life
?In one way or another, we all want to escape,? Adrien Brody says at the start of ?Houdini,? History's new two-part film. ?An ordinary life shackles us. We need to get away. Get away from boredom, from pain, from fear.?Adrien Brody surprised at 'sheer pain' of playing Houdini in History miniseries
When Adrien Brody was faced with recreating one of Houdini's most ambitious stunts ? freeing himself from a water torture chamber ? the actor found there wasn't much room for error. His family moved to Appleton, Wis., from Budapest, Hungary, when he was a toddler, his father securing work as a rabbi.Adrien Brody's Houdini begins tonight on History
Adrien Brody plays Harry Houdini, the famous escape artist and vaudeville performer, in a new two-part drama on the History Channel tonight and tomorrow night.
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His mother is the Hungarian-born photojournalist Sylvia Plachy.
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