Ian Brackenbury Channell

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Birthday
4, 1932
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
4, 1932 (age 86)
Birthplace
London, England

About

Magician, performer, political figure, and university professor better known as the "Wizard of New Zealand." He often gave public speeches while dressed in a wizard's hat and robe.

Before Fame

Before studying sociology and psychology at the University of Leeds, he was a pilot in the Royal Air Force.

Trivia

He taught at Sydney's University of New South Wales and later became an un-salaried cosmology professor at Melbourne University.

Family Life

He was born in London, England, and he later lived in Australia and New Zealand.

Associated With

In 2009, he appeared on the Birthday Honours List of Queen Elizabeth II.