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Ricki Dunn (April 2, 1929 - January 29, 1999), born Fred Revello in Newark, New Jersey, was a successful entertainer best known for his pickpocket act.

Ricki Dunn
BornFred Revello
April 02, 1929
Newark, New Jersey
DiedJanuary 29, 1999 (age 69)
Lakeside Cemetery, Colon, Michigan
CategoriesBooks by Ricki Dunn

Dunn ran away from home as a teenager to join the circus, developing his skills in the "Ten-in-One" shows. He was an assistant to magician Card Mondor. By the early 1950's, Ricki had teamed with Channing Pollock and Robert Orben.

He later developed his pick pocketing act during his "Chick Cups" and "Cards Across" routines. He worked on cruise ships, night clubs and casinos in Las Vegas. His signature closing was "The Drinking Trick".[1][2]

References

  1. Obit Genii 1999 March
  2. Genii 1999 July, Ricki Dunn: A Remembrance