Penn Jillette

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Penn Jillette
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Jillette speaking at the Young Americans for Liberty National Convention in 2016
BornPenn Fraser Jillette
(1955-03-05) March 5, 1955 (age 63)
Greenfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
ResidenceLas Vegas Valley, Nevada, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College
OccupationMagician/illusionist, writer, actor, inventor, juggler, comedian, musician
Years active1974–present
Known forHalf of the comedy magic duo known as Penn & Teller
Height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)[1]
Political partyLibertarian
Spouse(s)Emily Zolten Jillette
ChildrenMoxie CrimeFighter (born 2005)
Zolten Penn (born 2006)
Websitepennandteller.com

Penn Fraser Jillette (born March 5, 1955) is an American magician, juggler, comedian, musician, inventor, actor, filmmaker, television personality and best-selling author. He is known for his work with fellow magician Teller as half of the team Penn & Teller.

He has published eight books, including the New York Times Bestseller, God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales. He is also known for his advocacy of atheism, scientific skepticism, the First Amendment, libertarianism, and free-market capitalism.

References[change | change source]

  1. Roth, Mark. 3 March 2006, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Male Hollywood stars don't stand as tall as we imagine". Accessed September 8, 2012.