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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 9 September 1958Detroit, Michigan, USA
Birth NameJohn Edward Szeles
Nickname The Freddy Krueger of Comedy
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

The Amazing Johnathan was born on September 9, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as John Edward Szeles. He is an actor and writer, known for The Aristocrats (2005), Buskers; For Love or Money (2008) and The Psychic Assistant (2009).

Spouse (1)

Sandra Szeles (? - ?) (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Omnipresent headband
Frequent use of gore for comedy effect

Trivia (12)

His performance style blends stand-up comedy with stage magic
Has a black cat named "Spooky"
His Henderson mansion is rigged with various pranks and has been featured on the Travel Channel and international television.
Owns sixteen cars, two segway transporters and a Harley Davidson motorcycle
Is the author of a how-to book on practical joking called "Every Trick in the Book", a compilation of both classic practical jokes and simple magic tricks, plus some of his original works in both categories.
Resident performer at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas. [April 2005]
Built a haunted attraction in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Club Casino in 2012 called The Screamont Experiment. Now films a weekly pod casts interviewing entertainers from there.
Now owns 2 Harley's, and 27 cars, including a flatbed tow truck, a limo, and a smashed 67 Camero that he and his girlfriend Anastasia were in on February 15th, 2012, when someone pulled out in front of them.
Bally's Casino, Las Vegas: 13th year headlining in Vegas [August 2012]
Las Vegas: Building final private haunt. [October 2010]
Resident performer at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas. [January 2005]
Las Vegas/LA: Retired Vegas Show, touring the USA [December 2012]

Personal Quotes (2)

Drive it like you stole it!
Sometimes magic sounds like tape.

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