Francis Carlyle


Birthday September 17, 1912

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Massachusetts

DEATH DATE Dec 27, 1975 (63)

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Professional magician remembered for his numerous performances at The Magic Castle in Hollywood.

Before Fame

He became fascinated with magic at an early age and would often practice tricks with friends rather than tend to his school work.


His career highlight was securing a job with The Magic Castle in Hollywood, where he performed card magic in their close-up room for several years.

Family Life

He was born in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Associated With

He and fellow magician Carl Ballantine were both associated with The Magic Castle during their careers.