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Lance Burton

Biography

Famous stage illusionist who was simply twice awarded Magician of the entire year with the Academy of Marvelous Arts. He initial became thinking about magic when volunteering for the display by magician Harry Collins in a Xmas party at his mother’s work environment, the Frito-Lay stock. He performed for Mrs. Reagan and Leader Reagan during his amount of time in the Oval Workplace. He wedded Melinda Saxe in 1993 as well as the few divorced the next year. He provides performed before Leader Ronald Reagan.

Quick Facts


Full Name Lance Burton
Date Of Birth March 10, 1960
Place Of Birth Columbia, KY
Height 1.86 m
Profession Magician
Nationality American
Movies Make Believe, Mysteries of Magic: Vol. 1, How to Juggle & Other Cheap Tricks with Marty Pollio
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1 Resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, and headlines at the Lance Burton Theatre (which he helped design) in the Monte Carlo Casino-Hotel. [December 2001]
2 Is good friends with world famous Illusionist Criss Angel.
3 Uses classical music extensively in his stage shows, and is a financial supporter of the Las Vegas listener supported radio station, KNPR, the only classical music station in Southern Nevada.
4 Nearly died when an escape trick he was performing for the taping of a television show went awry. He was tied to the tracks of the Desperado rollercoaster at Buffalo Bill's Casino-Resort in Primm, Nevada, with an unoccupied rollercoaster riding on the tracks, when he discovered he couldn't free himself from his bonds. He escaped, quite literally, at the last possible moment (he later commented, "That was STUPID!"). He frequently opens his stage shows by showing that clip on a projection screen.
5 Performed before the Queen of England.
6 Likes to read Anne Rice.
7 His favorite car is the Corvette. He drives a fake white one in his show in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guard Dog 2015 Judge
Billy Topit 2015 Billy Topit
Knight Rider 1986 TV Series Austin Templeton

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Magicians: Life in the Impossible 2016 Documentary executive producer
Guard Dog 2015 executive producer
Quincy's Room 2013 Short executive producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Oz the Great and Powerful 2013 consultant: magic
New Legends 2002 Video Game programmer
Heroes of Magic 2000 TV Special documentary archive material courtesy of

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Billy Topit 2015

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! 2005 TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode
Bogus 1996 special thanks
The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz 1987 TV Special special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Magic History of Cinema 2015 Documentary Himself
The Magic Life 2012 Documentary Himself
Lawrence Leung's Unbelievable 2011 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2007-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
American Restoration 2010 TV Series Himself
Make Believe 2010 Documentary Himself
The 2009 World Magic Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
Head Case 2009 TV Series Himself
The 2008 World Magic Awards 2008 TV Special Himself
How to Juggle and Other Cheap Tricks 2008 Video Himself
Living Lohan 2008 TV Series Himself - magician
The View 2008 TV Series Himself
Women in Boxes 2008 Documentary Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2008 TV Series Himself - Master Magician
The 2007 World Magic Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Ellen's Really Big Show 2007 TV Movie Himself
Dinner: Impossible 2007 TV Series Himself - Magician
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 2007 TV Series Himself
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
Dirty Jobs 2006 TV Series Himself
117th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade 2006 TV Movie Himself
Las Vegas 2005 TV Series Himself
Houdini: Unlocking the Mystery 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
50 Hottest Vegas Moments 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Party @ the Palms 2005 TV Series Himself
The Casino 2004 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997-2004 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Squares 2003-2004 TV Series Himself
The Art and Soul of Magic 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Guerilla Magic 2003 TV Movie Himself - Host
50 Greatest Magic Tricks 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sin City Spectacular 1999 TV Series Himself
E! Mysteries & Scandals 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
The Art of Magic 1998 TV Special documentary Himself
Mysteries of Magic 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
The Mystics: A 50 Year Legacy 1996 Video documentary Himself
Houdini: Unlocking His Secrets 1995 TV Movie Himself
The Great Magic of Las Vegas 1995 TV Mini-Series Himself
The World's Greatest Magic 1994 TV Special Himself - World Class Magic
The Best of Magic 1990 TV Series Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 1989 1989 TV Movie Himself
Live from Her Majesty's 1988 TV Series Himself
Magic in the Magic Kingdom 1988 TV Special Himself
Mystery Magical Special 1986 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1981-1984 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series
Heroes of Magic 2000 TV Special documentary Himself

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