American magician known for his grand illusions and escape-artist performances.
In his late teens, he auditioned for the film version of Ragtime.
He received awards from the Society of American Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Born and raised in New York City, he grew up in a family of magicians.
He was applauded for performing the amazing Harry Houdini stunt of escaping from a strait jacket while dangling upside-down over the streets of Manhattan.