Jimmy Grippo (1898-1992) was the house magician at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas starting in 1966 when it opened and continued working there for over 20 years.
January 25, 1898
|Died||January 15, 1992 (age 93) |
|Resting place||Roses Mausoleum at Palm Mortuary in Las Vegas|
He worked as the house magician at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas starting in 1966 when it opened and continued working there well for over 20 years.
In 1980, awarded the Performing Fellowship by the Academy of Magical Arts.
Jimmy always preferred though to be remembered as a hypnotist. He used hypnotic suggestions on many famous athletes of this time. In 1999, elected to the International Hypnosis Hall of Fame.
He and his wife,Frances, are entombed in Roses Mausoleum, Wing 1 – Row E, #84 & 85 at Palm Mortuary in Las Vegas.
His brothers and sisters were Jan, Mickey, Alex, Henry, Bertha, Louise, Betty, and Mary. His wife was Frances. Jan became a Hollywood producer (and was also no slouch with a deck of cards). He had a daughter Roslyn.