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Jillette speaking at the Young Americans for Liberty National Convention in 2016
|Born||Penn Fraser Jillette|
March 5, 1955
Greenfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Residence||Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, U.S.|
|Education||Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College|
|Occupation||Magician/illusionist, writer, actor, inventor, juggler, comedian, musician|
|Known for||Half of the comedy magic duo known as Penn & Teller|
|Height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Spouse(s)||Emily Zolten Jillette|
|Children||Moxie CrimeFighter (born 2005)|
Zolten Penn (born 2006)
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.
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- Roth, Mark. 3 March 2006, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Male Hollywood stars don't stand as tall as we imagine". Accessed September 8, 2012.