Son of Spanish immigrants, he decided to become a magician after seeing a performance of Fu Manchu.
As "The Gambling Investigator" he demonstrated and exposed cheating methods at tradeshows and to law enforcement organizations throughout the United States and on television shows.
Co-founder (with George Schindler) of the New York's School for Magicians
- Marked Cards And Loaded Dice (1962) which was later released as How To Detect Crooked Gambling (1977)
- Super Subtle Card Miracles (1973)
- All In A Nutshell (1974)
- Million Dollar Card Secrets (1975)
- Magic With Cards (with George Schindler)(1975)
- Wild Card Miracles (1977)
- Don't Bet On It ! (1978)
- The Very Best of Cups and Balls (1979)
- Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian (1980)
- Exclusive Card Miracles (1980)