Ali Bongo

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Birthday
8, 1929
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 8, 2009 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1929
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 8, 2009 (79)

About

A former comedy musician and a President of The Magic Circle, he is most remembered for his act, Shriek of Araby.

Before Fame

He once obtained a scholarship to the Sutton Valence School, but dropped out when he was 16 to start his career as a magician/entertainer.

Trivia

In 1972, he won the coveted Magician of the Year Award from The Magic Circle.

Family Life

His broken wand ceremony -- an event that happens when a magician passes away -- was conducted in 2009.

Associated With

He and Indian actress, Anaitha Nair, were both born in Bangalore.