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Rudy Roxo

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Rudy Roxo

Cover of Genii (1950)
BornClayton Lowell Jacobsen
May 24, 1913
Chicago, Illinois
DiedJune 1, 1974 (age 61)
Traverse City, Michigan

Rudy Roxo (1913-1974) was a semi-professional magician who did a comedy act with small effects and illusions.


Roxo began working as a professional conjurer in 1930.[1]

He worked briefly with Floyd Thayer then bought the company from William W. Larsen, Sr. in 1950. He ran the Thayer plant from Traverse City Michigan. [2]

He was a staff writer to The Seven Circles and The Diebox.[3]

His Vampire illusion, which he called "Creation", was in Genii 1940 February.


  • Conjurors' Magazine Award (1945)


  • Modern Masters Magic (with Edwin L. Burchell) (1940)


  1. Cover, Genii 1950 February
  2. Genii 1950 February, page 172.
  3. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)