Whitey Roberts

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'''Whitey Roberts''', billed as "The Magic Juggler", was a professional [[vaudeville]] performer.<ref>http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0731676/</ref>
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'''Whitey Roberts''' (1903-1999), billed as "The Magic Juggler", was a professional [[vaudeville]] performer.<ref>http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0731676/</ref>
  
 
He took Roberts from his mother's maiden name and Whitey from the nick-name given him as a kid.
 
He took Roberts from his mother's maiden name and Whitey from the nick-name given him as a kid.
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Whitey was a member of [[S.A.M.]], [[I.B.M.]], and the [[Academy of Magical Arts]] where he is a frequent performer both on stage and in close-up at the [[Magic Castle]]. He was made an honorary member of SAM Assembly 22.
 
Whitey was a member of [[S.A.M.]], [[I.B.M.]], and the [[Academy of Magical Arts]] where he is a frequent performer both on stage and in close-up at the [[Magic Castle]]. He was made an honorary member of SAM Assembly 22.
  
His son, Tyson Roberts, a Professor at Harvard University, was also interested in magic and both Whitey and his son attended the [[Chavez Course]] in magic with his him.<ref>[[Genii 1979 March]]</ref>
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His son, Tyson Roberts, a Professor at Harvard University, was also interested in magic and attended the [[Chavez Course]] in magic with him.<ref>[[Genii 1979 March]]</ref>
  
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Revision as of 19:25, 5 December 2012

Whitey Roberts

Cover Genii 1979 March
BornAlston Whitey Peterson
November 17, 1903
Ohio
DiedSeptember 21, 1999 (age 95)
Los Angeles, California

Whitey Roberts (1903-1999), billed as "The Magic Juggler", was a professional vaudeville performer.[1]

He took Roberts from his mother's maiden name and Whitey from the nick-name given him as a kid.

He won first prize on the pilot of the Gong Show and did other appearances on Johnny Carson and Redd Foxx shows.

Whitey was a member of S.A.M., I.B.M., and the Academy of Magical Arts where he is a frequent performer both on stage and in close-up at the Magic Castle. He was made an honorary member of SAM Assembly 22.

His son, Tyson Roberts, a Professor at Harvard University, was also interested in magic and attended the Chavez Course in magic with him.[2]


References

  1. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0731676/
  2. Genii 1979 March


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