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Birth NameCurtis Eugene Lovell II
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Curtis Lovell II is an American escape artist and illusionist. He is known for his high-profile escape performances and his appearance on top television programs. CBS News, Washington Times and other media outlets dubbed him as "The premiere escape artist of our time." He has also received coverage for his stunts, including a performance with actor Tony Curtis and Larry King.

Lovell was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, on March 16, 1981, where he later attended Columbus City Schools and the Ohio State University. Now he resides in Los Angeles, California, where his secret magic warehouse studio is located. This studio was used for appearances on international television programs such as Living in LA LA Land, a show based in Israel. Lovell is proud parent to two four-legged babies, Giorgio Baker Lovell and Zachary Diamond Lovell.

When Lovell was seven, his father performed a magician's trick by pulling a coin from the young boy's ear. This inspired him to become a magical entertainer.

In the Death Trap, created for a nightlife/entertainment complex in Singapore, Lovell attracted thousands of spectators and media on 18 subsequent nights when he was chained up and lowered into the Singapore River. He has performed Houdini's Cube of Death trick hundreds of times, including 29 times at a shopping entertainment complex in the Philippines, as well as for radio and Televesion Publicity for USA Network and News Radio.

Lovell was buried alive during a performance on Halloween night 2008 and 2012. The stunt attracted over 2,000 spectators, as well as CBS, KCAL9, Good Morning LA, as well as other news stations, local newspapers, and radio shows including Casey Kasem's Top 20.

He has appeared as a guest on television programs such as: Spike TV for MANSWERS, where he explained how to escape from handcuffs. He appeared on the reality show The Simple Life on E! Entertainment to cut Paris Hilton in half.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Justin

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