(Oak Park, Illinois: April 23rd, 1934 - Beijing, China: July 1st, 2011)
Learned in 1947 from hometown Mazda Magic Company tricks. Pro comedy close-up and stage magician since 1969. Dealer (Top Hat Treasures in Michigan) in 1970s. SAM President 1981-82. Since c1981 worked at Abbott's when not touring. Wrote Words from the Wizard (48pp) and Handbook for Adult Banquet Shows (20pp).