(Mankato, Minnesota: 4th November 1927 - 17th May 2012)
Stage name of Jack E. Koudelka. Pro since age 13. Introduced parakeet magic in 1945. Toured 13 countries in Europe, South Asia, and Africa, including such top venues as the London Palladium in 1949. In 1960 retired from pro magic (going into the incentive motivation business), although still a regular at the Round Table in Chicago. Several TV bits. Retired again in 1997, moving to Orlando, Florida.