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This is a list of magicians, illusionists, escape artists, and other practitioners of stage magic.

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
  • Mago di Londra (Paul Saulsbury)
  • 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

,

  • Paul Saulsbury,Mago di Londra
  • 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 (Mago di Londra)
  • 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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