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Chan Canasta (1920–1999)

Chan Canasta was born on January 9, 1920 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland as Chananel Mifelew. He was an actor, known for Chan Canasta (1962), Television Christmas Party (1953) and The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957). He died on April 22, 1999 in England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 79) in England, UK

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Chan Canasta
Chan Canasta Himself - Host
(1962)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show
(1958-1960)
The Arlene Francis Show
(1957-1958)

Filmography

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 1960 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series)
In performance with Jimmy Edwards
- Episode dated 25 December 1960 (1960) ... In performance with Jimmy Edwards
 1954 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Mr. Canasta
- The Case of the Misguided Missal (1954) ... Mr. Canasta
 1953 Television Christmas Party (TV Movie)
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 1971 Parkinson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.23 (1971) ... Himself
 1966 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Christmas Special (1966) ... Himself
 1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Magician
- Episode #16.4 (1962) ... Magician
 1962 Chan Canasta (TV Series)
Himself - Host
 1958-1960 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.134 (1960) ... Himself
- Episode #2.251 (1959) ... Himself
- Episode #2.192 (1959) ... Himself
- Episode #2.186 (1959) ... Himself
- Episode #2.66 (1958) ... Himself
 1959 The Julie Andrews Show (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Himself
 1957-1958 The Arlene Francis Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.109 (1958) ... Himself
- Episode #1.53 (1957) ... Himself
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 2015 The Magic Show Story (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2000 Heroes of Magic (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
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Trivia:

The creator of "Psychomagic" (Psychological Magic) or "Sleight of Mind", whereby he presented experiments in anticipated reaction, which appeared to onlookers as mind-reading. Became a naturalized British subject and toured the world doing this act.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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