David Seth Kotkin (born September 16, 1956), known professionally as David Copperfield, is an American magician, described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards of a total 38 nominations.
LOVE you CRISS! Criss deserves the best! He is an outstanding magician and I'm so honored to be a fan of his! He works so hard in what he does and the outcomes are mind blowing! Criss angel is number 1 Magician of 21st centuary. He is so attractive person, criss magic is so amazing.
But while Dynamo is currently in the spotlight, I don't know anyone in the magic profession who would list him in their Top 50 "greatest" magicians. So, if you consider a magician's opinion to be more valid than non-magicians, I think it's safe to say that the answer to your question is 'no'.
Derren Brown (born 27 February 1971) is an English mentalist and illusionist. Since his television debut with Derren Brown: Mind Control in 2000, he has produced several other shows for the stage and television in both series and specials. He has also written books for magicians as well as the general public.
Penn and Teller are well-known magicians that are amazing, and are well-respected by a lot of magicians all over the world. It’s because of their talents and wisdom when it comes to the field of magic which is why a lot of magicians – old and new – love them indeed.
Cyril Takayama was born and raised in Hollywood, California. His father is a Japanese from Okinawa prefecture in Japan, while his mother is French of Moroccan descent, both of whom were beauticians. Cyril Takayama had an eventful yet troubled upbringing.
Dai Vernon (pronounced alternatively as DIE or as DAY as in David) (June 11, 1894 – August 21, 1992), a.k.a. The Professor, was a Canadian magician. His expert sleight of hand technique and extensive knowledge, particularly with card tricks and close-up magic, garnered him respect among fellow magicians.
Was what Val Valentino did wrong? The vast majority of magicians, if asked, would say, “Yes! It was tacky and immoral, and wrong to reveal ANY secret to the lay public.” What was the end result of Valentino’s exposure? Nothing. The methods were so outdated, and so far from practical that no modern magic act was exposed.
Ning Cai (Chinese: 蔡嬣; born 1982), better known as Mind Magic Mistress (and formerly known as Magic Babe Ning), is a Singaporean magician, illusionist, escape artist and entrepreneur. She has been recognised by Channel News Asia as South East Asia's first professional female magician.
His magic was world class. In 1982, he was the first magician outside the U.S. to win the Magician of the Year Award from the Academy of Magical Arts — and, in 1985, The Paul Daniels Magic Show won the Golden Rose of Montreux Award at the International TV Festival in Switzerland.
Howard Thurston was born July 20, 1869, in Columbus, Ohio. He was the middle son of William and Margaret Thurston. His father William Henry Thurston was a wheelwright and carriage maker who served briefly as a private during the Civil War in the Third Ohio Regiment.
Best known for his personality-driven, sleight-of-hand style of magic, Mat Franco's TV specials marked the first time NBC produced a spin-off show around their AGT winner. Franco is currently headlining in at The LINQ Hotel and Casino at the Mat Franco Theater in Las Vegas.
Tony Slydini (September 1, 1901, Foggia, Italy – January 15, 1991), simply known as Slydini, was a world-renowned magician.His mastery, expertise, originality and innovative approach to close-up artistry, magic earned him a legendary reputation in the magic world. He traveled the world performing for the public as well as performing and lecturing fellow magicians.
If you've ever thought, 'when will Easy to Master Card Miracles Volume 25 be released,' you might be an Ammar fan. If you've ever thought, 'people from coal-mining towns make the best magicians,' you might be an Ammar fan. If you've ever thought, 'bald southern men who play with silks are sexy,' you might be an Ammar fan.
Harry Laverne Anderson (October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, and magician. He is best known for the lead role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–1992 television series Night Court, and later starred in the sitcom Dave's World from 1993 to 1997.
P.C. Sorcar also known by other few names such as PC sarkar, Jadugar Pc Sorcar is an Indian Magician who gained worldwide fame during his time. P.C. Sorcar also known by other few names such as PC sarkar, Jadugar Pc Sorcar is an Indian Magician who gained worldwide fame during his time.
Carlo told him to use the first 2 letters in his name to create "Joe Labero" and he has now registered that name for official use. In 1991 he, against all recommendations,  put up his first big production A Magic Night at Berns in Stockholm.
P. C. Sorcar Jr. (formal name Prodip Chandra Sorcar) (পি.সি. সরকার,জুনিয়র - প্রদীপ চন্দ্র সরকার) (born 31 July 1946) is an Indian magician based in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He is the second son of Indian magician P. C. Sorcar. He is also the recipient of Merlin Award in Magic.
Unable to duplicate it, Kellar hired another magician to help build another, but eventually designed a new trick with the help of the Otis Elevator Company. Another version built by Kellar was purchased by Harry Blackstone, Sr., who used the trick for many years.
Mac King Comedy Magic Show description Without a doubt, Mac King is the funniest and now, longest-running magician in Las Vegas. He'll hold you spellbound in his old Vegas-style showroom at Harrah's, while you hold your gut from laughing at his family friendly humor.
A statue of Cooper was unveiled in his birthplace of Caerphilly, Wales, in 2008 by fellow entertainer Sir Anthony Hopkins, who is patron of the Tommy Cooper Society. The statue was sculpted by James Done. Hip-hop duo dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip wrote the song "Tommy C", about Cooper's career and death, which appears on their 2008 album, Angles.
If there's one thing Neil Patrick Harris loves, it's the art of magic -- he's such a fan that not only does he perform his own tricks and illusions basically every chance he gets, but he's also the President of the Board of Directors of Hollywood's Magic Castle, one of the world's most prestigious venues for illusionists and magicians of all kinds.
John Edward Szeles (born September 9, 1958), better known by the stage name The Amazing Johnathan, is an American stand-up comedian/magician.His act is mostly composed of hijinks, interaction with one specific audience member, and a few legitimate magic tricks.
This is a list of magicians/illusionists, prestidigitators, mentalists, escapologists, and other practitioners of stage magic. For the list of paranormal magicians, see List of occultists. Magicians are listed by the most common name used in performance. Magicians' actual names, when applicable, follow in parentheses.
Fred Kaps (official name Abraham Pieter Adrianus Bongers; 8 June 1926 – 23 July 1980) was a Dutch magician, famous for being the only magician to become FISM Grand Prix world champion three times. He was the creator of numerous original effects including his version of the color-changing silks.
The Amazing Kreskin, (born George Joseph Kresge; January 12, 1935), also known as Kreskin, is a mentalist who became popular on television in the 1970s. He was inspired to become a mentalist by Lee Falk's famous comic strip Mandrake the Magician, which features a crime-fighting stage magician.
Ning Cai, or Magic Babe, performs together with J C Sum in an illusion show throughout Asia, where she cunningly escapes from handcuffs, shackles, locks and chains in under 90 seconds. The Asian magic team also set a new world record by performing 15 grand illusions in only five minutes.
Theodore "Dash" Hardeen (born Ferenc Dezső Weisz; March 4, 1876 – June 12, 1945), known simply as Hardeen, was a Hungarian magician and escape artist who was the younger brother of Harry Houdini. Hardeen, who usually billed himself as the "brother of Houdini", was the founder of the Magician's Guild.