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Pro since 1949 with his wife Carol.
 
 
Also known as Mr. Electric and Mr. Puzzle.
 
 
 
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'''Marvyn Roy''' (b.1925), also known as Mr. Electric and Mr. Puzzle,  started performing professionally in 1949 with his wife Carol.
  
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== Biography ==
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While in his teens, Roy developed an award winning act of silk magic called "Marvyn the Silk Merchant."
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In 1950, he developed the first version of his magic act featuring lightbulbs, "Artistry in Light" , with input from [[Alan Wakeling]] and [[Ray Muse]]. He also obtained the rights to some effects featured by [[Bobby Voltaire]]. 
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At the request of an agent, he learned to ice skate in order to present the act in several ice shows. It was during this time that he met his future wife and partner Carol in Phoenix, Arizona. They married on Labor Day, 1956 and throughout the 1950's, they gained popularity as "Mr. Electric and Carol".<ref>http://www.all-about-magicians.com/marvyn.html</ref> 
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== Awards and honors ==
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* "Magician of the Year" from the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]] (December, 2008)
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==Books==
 
==Books==
*Mr. Electric Unplugged (2005)
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*[[Mr. Electric Unplugged]] (2005)
  
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* Cover [[Genii 1954 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1954 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1955 April]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1955 April]]
* Cover [[Genii 1974 September]]
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* Cover [[Genii 1974 June]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1980 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1980 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1987 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1987 February]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 2008 March]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 2008 March]]
  
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Latest revision as of 18:53, 11 August 2013

Marvyn Roy

Cover of Genii (1954)
BornMarvin A. Levy
April 1, 1925
Los Angeles, California

CategoriesBooks by Marvyn Roy

Marvyn Roy (b.1925), also known as Mr. Electric and Mr. Puzzle, started performing professionally in 1949 with his wife Carol.

Biography

While in his teens, Roy developed an award winning act of silk magic called "Marvyn the Silk Merchant."

In 1950, he developed the first version of his magic act featuring lightbulbs, "Artistry in Light" , with input from Alan Wakeling and Ray Muse. He also obtained the rights to some effects featured by Bobby Voltaire.

At the request of an agent, he learned to ice skate in order to present the act in several ice shows. It was during this time that he met his future wife and partner Carol in Phoenix, Arizona. They married on Labor Day, 1956 and throughout the 1950's, they gained popularity as "Mr. Electric and Carol".[1]

Awards and honors


Books

References

  1. http://www.all-about-magicians.com/marvyn.html