Mark Edward

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Birthday
19, 1951
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
California

About

Known for his early work as a magician, mentalist, and faux-psychic, this media personality became an outspoken skeptic of pseudoscience. His publications include Confessions of a 900 Psychic, Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium, and Sense and Séance.

Before Fame

He graduated in 1974 from the California Institute of the Arts.

Trivia

During the mid 1980s, billed as a psychic medium, he began a nearly three-decade-long career as an entertainer at Los Angeles' famous Magic Castle.

Family Life

Taught by his magician grandfather, George Schaeffer, he began presenting magic shows during his late childhood.

Associated With

In the early 1990s, he made the acquaintance of author and skeptic Michael Shermer and began delivering lectures to members of Shermer's Skeptics Society.