(Leicester, England: 14th April 1932 - 21st April 2016)
Learned c1947 by tricks from Paul Clive's magic shop. Pro close-up, mental, and cabaret magician since 1953 (with his debut at the Windmill Theatre). Has lectured in USA, Australia, and Europe since late 1960s.
Wrote The Roy Johnson Experience (1970, 76pp), The Roy Johnson Lecture Notes (1970), Second Time Around (1971, 84pp), Feature Three [c1975, 16pp), Third Dimension (1977), Final Call (1979), Everyman Cards (1979, 20pp), A World of Clocks (1984, 19pp), Pure Gold (1988, 99pp), Silver Special (1989, 92pp), and Transatlantic Inspiration (forthcoming). Tricks in Pentagram, Abra, Magic Wand, Genii, MUM, Epoptica, Talisman, Magick, etc. 3 audios; 5 videos (c1983-1990)