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Ali Bongo (1929–2009)

Ali Bongo was born on December 8, 1929 in Bangalore, India as William Wallace. He is known for his work on Doctor Who (1963), The Paul Daniels Magic Show (1979) and The David Nixon Show (1972). He died on March 8, 2009 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 79) in London, England, UK

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Doctor Who
Doctor Who Miscellaneous Crew
The Paul Daniels Magic Show
The David Nixon Show
The David Nixon Show Miscellaneous Crew
Jonathan Creek
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 1997 Jonathan Creek (TV Series) (magic consultant)
 1995 The Great Kandinsky (TV Movie) (illusion consultant)
 1995 A Month by the Lake (magic advisor)
 1982 Scrubbers (magic advisor)
 1981 Take a Chance (TV Series) (magic associate - 1 episode)
- The Magician (1981) ... (magic associate)
 1972-1977 The David Nixon Show (TV Series) (magic associate - 52 episodes)
- Episode #6.7 (1977) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #6.6 (1977) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #6.5 (1977) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #6.4 (1977) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #6.3 (1977) ... (magic associate)
 1972 Ace of Wands (TV Series) (advisor - 3 episodes)
- The Meddlers: Part 3 (1972) ... (advisor: magic)
- The Meddlers: Part 2 (1972) ... (advisor: magic)
- The Meddlers: Part 1 (1972) ... (advisor: magic)
 1971 David Nixon's Magic Box (TV Series) (magic associate - 8 episodes)
- Episode #3.8 (1971) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #3.7 (1971) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #3.6 (1971) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #3.5 (1971) ... (magic associate)
- Episode #3.4 (1971) ... (magic associate)
 1963 Doctor Who (TV Series) (magic advisor)
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Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Self (14 credits)

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In his 20s he went to London to work as a magician and became noted for his colorful costumes and zany comedy, billed as "The Shriek of Araby". See more »

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