For over 20 years, he was the magician in residence at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada.
His vast repertoire once allowed him to perform 28 shows, in one week, at the Magic Castle without repeating a single effect.
Skinner made two guest appearances on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show.
He won Best Close-up Magician twice and was awarded a Performing Fellowship in 1997 by the Academy of Magical Arts.
- Michael Skinner's Intimate Magic (1982) (with Jeff Busby)
- Classic Sampler (1996)