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Michael Skinner

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Michael Skinner (1947-1998) was a close-up magician that grew up in Rochester, New York and studied under Eddie Fechter from Buffalo. He later moved to Hollywood and spent eight years at the Magic Castle studying with the Professor, Dai Vernon.

Michael Skinner
BornMichael Skinner
DiedSeptember 02, 1998
CategoriesBooks by Michael Skinner
For over 20 years, he was the magician in residence at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Performing 3 card monte


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 The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson.[2]




  1. Cover Genii 2000 November
  2. Obit Genii 1998 September