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Ken Mate

Magician and Comedian. Born in Chicago. Professional performer for over three decades. Appeared on the NBC TV special, "The World's Greatest Magic Four". He is the guest opening act for many top stars ranging from Chicago, Alabama, Billy Ray Cyrus, Wynonna Judd, The Beach Boys, The Smothers Brothers, and even Weird Al. His hands presented magic in commercials including ones for McDonald's and The Incredible Edible Egg. He was part of the Chicago Magic Bar Scene. Ken performed at the New York Lounge and Schuliens. In 2006 he was presented the Clark "Senator" Crandall award for comedy excellence at the Abbott's Magic get together.