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The Great Tomsoni & Company

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The Great Tomsoni & Company was a familiar specialty act on the Las Vegas Strip in the 1970s and '80s of Johnny Thompson (The Great Tomsoni) with his wife Pamela Hayes.

In 1969, Thompson created the pompous Polish magician character called The Great Tomsoni. In 1976, when his wife Pam joined the act playing the disinterested, gum-smacking assistant, they became The Great Tomsoni & Company.

They performed their act on most of the televisions shows of the day, including Johnny Carson, Mike Douglas and Merv Griffin.

Awards and honors

  • Performing Fellowship Award from Academy of Magical Arts
  • The Milbourne Christopher "Masters of Magic" Award for "Notable Contributions to the Art of Magic"