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Penn Jillette


Penn Jillette was born on March 5, 1955 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA as Penn Fraser Jillette. He is a producer and writer, known for Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003), Tim's Vermeer (2013) and Fantasia/2000 (1999). He has been married to Emily Zolten since November 23, 2004. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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  Director's Cut (producer) (filming)
 2013 The Tomb (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Tim's Vermeer (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 Penn & Teller Tell a Lie (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- You Can Crack a Safe with Liquid Nitrogen (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Monster Trucks vs Hook-and-Loop Fabric (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Hair Bleach Is a Rocket Fuel (2011) ... (executive producer)
  Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (TV Series documentary) (co-executive producer - 49 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (executive producer - 30 episodes, 2007 - 2009)
- The Vatican (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Stress (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Lawns (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Taxes (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Organic Foods (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2005 The Aristocrats (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1998 Sin City Spectacular (TV Series) (co-executive producer)
 1995 Phobophilia: The Love of Fear (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Penn)
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Other Works:

Book (w/Teller): "Penn & Teller's How to Play in Traffic", New York: Boulevard Books). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Penn | Penn & Teller | Penn and Teller

Height:

6' 6½" (1.99 m)
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There are magic tricks that look astonishing, and that - if you knew the secret - you would think are a little easy. Magic strips that out in an almost burlesque caricature way: to conceal how it's put together. When someone in music plays an effortless riff - when you hear John Coltrane play something that just flows out of the sax easily and comfortably - the fact that he was doing tedious work... See more »

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Was a performer at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. See more »

Trademark:

Glasses See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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