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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.

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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"