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Doug Henning (I) (1947–2000)

Doug Henning was born on May 3, 1947 in Fort Garry, Manitoba, Canada as Douglas James Henning. He was married to Debby Douillard and Barbara De Angelis. He died on February 7, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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World of Magic
World of Magic Himself
Night of 100 Stars
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He was the magician for the musical, "The Magic Show," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Peter DePaula, Paul Keith, Pippa Pearthree, Hester Llewellyn, Signa Joy, Susan Edwards, Daniel Cass, W.P. Dremak, Richard Balestrino, and Robert Brubach in the cast. Stephen Schwartz wrote the music and lyrics. Bob Randall wrote ... See more »


5' 5¾" (1.67 m)

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Encouraged students of magic to make their own props and equipment, and not rely on ready-made magic kits. "Those magic tricks you buy in stores are junk. They don't teach you anything.". See more »


With his magic shows, he rejected the traditional tuxedo and top hat costume and prefered bright multi coloured casual clothing and tights. Also sported long hair and a long bushy moustache.

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