Magician who is remembered for his cabaret performances and his time spent as the former President of The Magic Circle.
When he was a child, his father taught him simple sleight of hand tricks, and he became obsessed with magic shortly thereafter.
The Magic Circle bestowed upon him its highest award, The Maskelyne, for his numerous contributions to the world of magic.
He was born and raised in England.
He taught actor Tom Cruise a sleight of hand trick for the film Mission Impossible.