Bill Bixby

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{{Youtube Thumb|U92ac6wtdHA|350|''Bill Bixby as Anthony Dorian <br />in the pilot for "The Magician" 1973 TV series.'' }}
 
 
 
[[Bill Bixby]] starred in the TV series [[The Magician]].  
 
[[Bill Bixby]] starred in the TV series [[The Magician]].  
 
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| birth_name                = Wilfred Bailey Everett Bixby III
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| birth_day                =  January 22,
 
| birth_year                = 1934
 
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| birth_place              = San Francisco, California, U.S.
 
| death_day                = November 21,
 
| death_day                = November 21,
 
| death_year                = 1993
 
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| death_place              = Century City, California, U.S.
 
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The series was well liked, but it only lasted one season. An accomplished amateur magician himself, he hosted several TV specials in the mid-1970s which featured other amateur magicians, and was a respected member of the Hollywood magic community, belonging to [[The Magic Castle]], an exclusive club for magicians. On this short-lived series, Bixby was credited as performing his magic tricks himself (except for the TV-movie/pilot) as taught to him by [[Mark Wilson]]{{Youtube Thumb|U92ac6wtdHA|300|''Bill Bixby as Anthony Dorian <br />in the pilot for "The Magician" 1973 TV series.'' }}
The series was well liked, but it only lasted one season. An accomplished amateur magician himself, he hosted several TV specials in the mid-1970s which featured other amateur magicians, and was a respected member of the Hollywood magic community, belonging to [[The Magic Castle]], an exclusive club for magicians. On this short-lived series, Bixby was credited as performing his magic tricks himself (except for the TV-movie/pilot) as taught to him by [[Mark Wilson]]
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Bill Bixby starred in the TV series The Magician.

Bill Bixby
BornWilfred Bailey Everett Bixby III
January 22, 1934
San Francisco, California, U.S.
DiedNovember 21, 1993 (age 59)
Century City, California, U.S.
The series was well liked, but it only lasted one season. An accomplished amateur magician himself, he hosted several TV specials in the mid-1970s which featured other amateur magicians, and was a respected member of the Hollywood magic community, belonging to The Magic Castle, an exclusive club for magicians. On this short-lived series, Bixby was credited as performing his magic tricks himself (except for the TV-movie/pilot) as taught to him by Mark Wilson


'Bill Bixby as Anthony Dorian
in the pilot for "The Magician" 1973 TV series.

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