The masters of magic and illusions.

by RobertCoffie | created - 06 Aug 2011 | updated - 15 Mar 2017 | Public

1. Robert Coffie

Actor | American Muscle

Text: Robert Coffie, is known for his work on American Muscle (2014), Crooked Arrows (2012), and Cowboys & Indians (2011). This star was born in upland California, to parents Bob and Josie. He started performing magic at age 8; and later becoming an apprentice to the famous magician Harry ...

2. Harry Blackstone Jr.

Actor | The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

Harry Blackstone Jr. was born on June 30, 1934 in Three Rivers, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989), Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972) and Hart to Hart (1979). He was married to Gay Blackstone. He died on May 14, 1997 in Loma Linda, California, USA.

3. Harry Anderson

Actor | Night Court

Harry Anderson was born on October 14, 1952 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA as Harry Laverne Anderson. He was an actor and writer, known for Night Court (1984), It (1990) and Tales from the Crypt (1989). He was married to Elizabeth Morgan and Leslie Pollack. He died on April 16, 2018 in North ...

4. Lance Burton

Oz the Great and Powerful

Lance Burton was born on March 10, 1960 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as William Lance Burton. He is an actor and producer, known for Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), Billy Topit (2015) and Knight Rider (1982). He was previously married to Melinda Saxe.

5. Harry Houdini

Actor | The Man from Beyond

The great American escape artist and magician Houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by Tony Curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was raised. One of five ...

6. Penn Jillette

Writer | Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

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), Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989) and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). He has been married to Emily Zolten Jillette ...

7. Teller

Writer | Penn & Teller Get Killed

Teller was born on February 14, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Raymond Joseph Teller. He is a writer and producer, known for Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989), Tim's Vermeer (2013) and Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003).

8. Gordon Capps

Actor | Dust

Gordon Capps is an actor, known for Dust (1997), A.P.E.X. (1994) and Enemies Within (1995).

9. Siegfried & Roy

Actor | Lookin' to Get Out

Siegfried & Roy is an actor, known for Lookin' to Get Out (1982), Eurotrash (1993) and Late Night with David Letterman (1982).

10. Criss Angel

Actor | CSI: NY

Criss Angel was born on December 19, 1967 and raised in East Meadow, New York. He grew up loving music, playing the drums and always having an interest in magic. Two of his biggest magic influences are Harry Houdini and Richiardi Jr.. His father was also a big influence on him, especially after a ...

12. Cyril Takayama

Actor | Redbelt

It is one thing to have heard of a great magician...and yet another thing to have been told of something magical...but to see with your own eyes a real master of the craft at work is truly a genuine mystical experience. Performing artist Cyril is taking the world by storm with his cutting-edge ...

14. The Amazing Johnathan

Actor | The Litch

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 Litch (2018), The Weird Al Show (1997) and 6 Beers of Separation (2009).

15. David Copperfield

Producer | Now You See Me 2

David Copperfield is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: he won the star on April 25th, 1995, for the category "Live Performance" and the address is 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, USA. On October 2nd, 1994, he was knighted by the...