Michael Hardesty as
Michael began his acting career as a small child using his humor and natural acting ability to make new friends during the many moves that his family made due to his father’s career as a very talented pilot.
After attending six different colleges and universities in three different states Michael received his B.A. in Education from the University of Northern Colorado.
Michael’s passion for acting came out when he tried out for a local community theater play, and he has been hooked very since that opening night!
He has performed in over 30 stage productions, local commercials, modeling, and has many movie roles listed under his IMDB page.
He is going to keep trying this acting thing until he gets it right, lol.
He has been honored to perform with the Chautauqua Players in the past, portraying Bob Hope, and now he is very happy to be able to channel his inner magician, and will next be seen as the greatest escape artist of all time Harry Houdini!
Harry Houdini (1874-1926) was a master showman of the early 20th century. Beginning his performing career as an illusionist, he additionally became know as an excellent magician, stunt performer, movie actor, early aviator, and author.
But, it was his renown reputation as the greatest escape artist in the world for which he will always be remembered.
He baffled police department and military units from around the globe as they designed harder and harder methods to restrain the illusive Houdini, He easily made his escape each and every time.
His later years (until his death on October 31st, Halloween, 1926), were spent in an effort to debunk fraudulent spiritualists, fortune tellers, and séance conductors.
A man of many talents, he will always best be honored for his amazing escapes, despite impossible odds.