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HOUDINI: Kristen Connolly on Playing Bess Houdini

August 29, 2014 by  
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HISTORY is debuting its latest miniseries, HOUDINI on Monday, September 1st at 9 PM (Part 2 airs the following night at 9 PM), and it follows the triumphs — and struggles — of Harry Houdini’s life. (Houdini is played by Oscar-winner Adrien Brody.)

One of the biggest constants in Harry’s life was Bess, his wife of 32 years (who also doubled as his stage assistant), and in the HISTORY miniseries, she’s played by HOUSE OF CARDS’ Kristen Connolly. To get a little more insight into the Bess Houdini, her relationship with Harry, and more, I spoke with Connolly about her work on the project…

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