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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 writer and producer, 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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 2015 Penn & Teller: Fool Us (TV Series) (created by - 3 episodes)
- Knife of the Party (2015) ... (creator)
- Shoot to Kill (2015) ... (creator)
- Phone-y Business (2015) ... (creator)
 2013 Tim's Vermeer (Documentary) (written by)
  Penn & Teller Tell a Lie (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2011) (written by - 1 episode, 2011)
- You Can Crack a Safe with Liquid Nitrogen (2011) ... (written by)
  Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (TV Series documentary) (written by - 75 episodes, 2003 - 2010) (writer - 8 episodes, 2003 - 2009)
- Criminal Justice (2010) ... (written by)
- Area 51 (2010) ... (written by)
- Martial Arts (2010) ... (written by)
- Cheerleaders (2010) ... (written by)
- The Vatican (2009) ... (written by)
 2005 Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End (TV Special)
 1995 Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors (Video Game)
 1995 Phobophilia: The Love of Fear (TV Movie) (written by - as Penn)
 1994 The Moxy Pirate Show (TV Series) (1994-2000)
 1994 The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... (written by - as Penn)
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... (written by - as Penn)
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... (written by - as Penn)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... (written by - as Penn)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... (written by - as Penn)
 1993 Monstervision (TV Series) (1993)
 1992/II Behind the Scenes (TV Mini-Series documentary) (host segments)
 1990 Don't Try This at Home! (TV Movie)
 1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed (written by)
 1988 Ron Reagan Is the President's Son (TV Movie) (novella)
 1987 Invisible Thread (TV Movie) (story - uncredited) / (written by)
 1987 Cruel Tricks for Dear Friends (Video) (concept)
 1985 Penn & Teller Go Public (TV Short) (creator)
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Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (211 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Other Works:

Release of his book, "Every Day is an Aetheist's Holiday". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Penn | Penn & Teller | Penn and Teller

Height:

6' 6½" (1.99 m)
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Personal Quote:

The definition of a stupid thing is something that if you do everything right, you still get hurt. Fire-eating and love are stupid things. See more »

Trivia:

Claims to have no facial recall. He says he even ran into his mother once after a show and did not recognize her. See more »

Trademark:

Long black hair, usually tied back in a ponytail See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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