Steve Baker (illusionist)

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Steve "Mr. Escape" Baker
Steve Baker promotional photo, ca. 1975
Born26 July 1938
Died17 October 2017(2017-10-17) (aged 79)

Steve "Mr. Escape" Baker (July 26, 1938 – September 17, 2017)[1] was an American comedian and magician. He was best known as an escape artist. He was born in Oakland, California.

Career[change | change source]

During his career from 1967 through the early 1990s Baker appeared on Dick Clark's LIVE Wednesday, Games People Play, and was a star on an HBO special along with Tony Curtis and special guest star Dorothy Dietrich, called The World's Greatest Escapes, and several times on That's Incredible!.

Baker died on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 79.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Stevan "Mr. Escape" Baker". Hough Funeral Homes. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  2. "Escape Artist Steve Baker, aka Mr. Escape, Has Died". The Magic Detective. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  3. "Remembering Steve Baker". Wild About Harry. Retrieved October 1, 2017.

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