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This is a list of magicians, illusionists, escape artists, and other practitioners of stage magic. For a list of witches, wizards, and other people who say they do real magic, see: List of occultists.

Magicians are listed by the most common name used in performance. Magicians' real names, if different, follow in parentheses.

A

  • Abbott, David
  • Acer, David
  • Adams, Curtis
  • Aich, Jewel
  • Alexander, C. A. (Claude Alexander Conlin)
  • Alexander, Jay
  • Ammar, Michael
  • Anderson, Harry
  • Anderson, John Henry
  • Andruzzi, Tony
  • Angel, Criss (Christopher Sarantakos)
  • Annemann, Theodore (Theodore John Squires)
  • Atkins, Jefferey

B

  • Balducci, Ed
  • Ballantine, Carl (Meyer Kessler)
  • Bamberg, Tobias
  • Banachek (Steven Shaw)
  • Barry and Stuart (Barry Jones & Stuart MacLeod)
  • Barry, Keith
  • Becker, Herbert L.
  • Black, Arian
  • Blackstone, Harry, Sr.
  • Blackstone, Harry, Jr.
  • Blaine, David
  • Bobo, J.B.
  • Bongo, Ali (William Oliver Wallace)
  • Brown, Derren
  • Buchinger, Matthias
  • Burger, Eugene
  • Burton, Lance
  • Bux, Kuda (Khuda Bakhsh)

C

  • Cairns, Mark
  • Calvert, John (Elbern Madren Calvert)
  • Cameron, Charles
  • Cardini (Richard D. Pitchford)
  • Carney, John
  • Carter, Charles Joseph
  • Cassidy, John
  • Chef Anton
  • Christopher, Milbourne
  • Coby, Rudy
  • Cook, Ali
  • Cooper, Tommy
  • Copperfield, David (David Kotkin)
  • Corinda, Tony
  • Curry, Paul

D

  • Daniels, Paul (Newton Edward Daniels)
  • Daryl (Daryl Easton, Daryl Martinez)
  • Davenport, William Henry and Erastus, Ira
  • Davenport, Lewis (George Ryan)
  • Dean, Jason
  • Dedi
  • Devant, David (David Wellington or David Wighton)
  • Diaconis, Persi
  • Dietrich, Dorothy
  • Dill, Dean
  • Dingle, Derek
  • Downs, Thomas Nelson
  • Drake, Simon
  • Dunninger, Joseph
  • Durham, Geoffrey

E

  • Elmsley, Alex
  • Erdnase, S. W.

F

  • Fakir of Ava (Isaiah Harris Hughes)
  • Fischbacher, Siegfried, see Siegfried & Roy
  • Foo, Ching Ling (Chee Ling Qua)
  • Freedman, James
  • Frewin, Greg

G

H

  • Harbin, Robert (Edward Richard Charles Williams)
  • Hardeen, Theodore
  • Harris, Paul
  • Haydn, Whit
  • Heller, Robert (William Henry Palmer)
  • Henning, Doug
  • Herrmann, Alexander
  • Hofzinser, Johann Nepomuk
  • Horn, Roy Uwe Ludwig, see Siegfried & Roy
  • Houdini, Harry (Ehrich Weiss)
  • Hull, Burling (Burlingame Gilbert Hull)

I

  • Interrante, Scott

J

  • James, Kevin
  • James, Rob
  • Jay, Joshua
  • Jay, Ricky (Ricky Potash)
  • Jillette, Penn, see also Penn & Teller
  • Kristen Johnson
  • Jonathan, The Amazing (John Edward Szeles)
  • Jones, Barry
  • Jordan, Charles

K

  • Kaps, Fred (Abraham Pieter Adrianus Bongers)
  • Katterfelto, Gustavus
  • Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller)
  • Kieve, Paul
  • King, Mac
  • Kio, Igor (Igor Emilievich Renard Kio)
  • De Kolta, Buatier (Joseph Bautier)
  • Kole, André
  • Kreskin (George Joseph Kresge, Jr.)

L

  • Labero, Joe
  • Lavand, René
  • Lean, Owen: see Roadmage
  • Lee, Misty
  • Leifer, Debbie
  • Lorayne, Harry
  • Lovell, Simon

M

  • Macleod, Stuart
  • Magic Christian
  • Majax, Gérard (Gérard Fater)
  • Malini, Max (Max Katz Breit)
  • Mandrake, Leon
  • Marcy, Matt
  • Marlo, Ed
  • Marshall, Jay (James Ward Marshall)
  • Masked Magician: see Val Valentino
  • Maskelyne, Jasper
  • Maskelyne, John Nevil
  • Masklyn ye Mage: see Tony Andruzzi
  • Maven, Max (Phil Goldstein)
  • Mayne, Andrew
  • McBride, Jeff
  • McComb, Billy
  • Mehtab Peter
  • Méliès, Georges
  • Money-Coutts, Drummond
  • Miller Justin
  • Mulhern, Stephen
  • Munoz, Oscar
  • Murray, Andrew

N

  • Nixon, David
  • Norris, Lance
  • Neary, Ryan (Orion)

O

  • Ogawa, Shoot
  • Okito (Tobias Bamberg)
  • Ortiz, Darwin
  • Orleans, Danny
  • Osterlind, Richard

P

  • Palladino, Eusapia (Minerverno Murge)
  • Palmer, Johnny "Ace"
  • Pendragons (Jonathan and Charlotte Pendragon)
  • Penn & Teller (see also Penn Jillette and Teller)
  • Penrose, Scott
  • Philadelphia, Jacob (Jacob Meyer)
  • Polgar, Franz
  • Pollock, Channing
  • Presto, Fay

R

  • Randi, James (Randall James Hamilton Zwinge)
  • Roadmage (Owen Lean)
  • Robert, Étienne-Gaspard
  • Robert-Houdin, Jean Eugène
  • Robinson, William Ellsworth: see Chung Ling Soo
  • Roth, David
  • Rodolfo, Gács Rezső
  • Role, Brian

S

  • Sadowitz, Jerry
  • Sam, Long Tack
  • Sankey, Jay
  • Saulsbury, Paul
  • Saville, Ian
  • Scarne, John (Orlando Carmelo Scarnecchia)
  • Schwarzman, Howie
  • Selbit, P. T. (Percy Thomas Tibbles)
  • Shaw, Steve: see Banachek
  • Shaxon, Alan (Alan Arthur Howson)
  • Sheridan, Jeff
  • Siegfried & Roy (Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn)
  • Slydini, Tony (Quintino Marucci)
  • Solomon, Thomas
  • Soo, Chung Ling (William Ellsworth Robinson)
  • Sorcar, P. C. (Protul Chandra Sarcar)
  • Sorcar, P. C. Jr. (Prodip Chandra Sarcar)
  • Steiner, Robert
  • Steinmeyer, Jim
  • Stone, Tom
  • Strebler, Morgan
  • Swiss, Jamy Ian
  • Sylvester the Jester

T

  • Takayama, Cyril
  • Tamariz, Juan (Tamariz-Martel Negrón)
  • Tarbell, Harlan
  • Teller (Raymond Joseph Teller): see also Penn & Teller
  • Tenko, Princess (Mariko Itakura)
  • Thomas, Garrett
  • Thurston, Howard
  • Tobin, Neil
  • Turner, Richard

V

  • Valentino (Val Valentino)
  • Vernon, Dai (David Frederick Wingfield Verner)

W

  • Walker, Val
  • Walton, Roy
  • Willard, Frances
  • Williamson, David
  • Wilson, Greg
  • Wonder, Tommy (Jacobus Maria Bemelman)

Z

  • Zenon, Paul

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