Teller (magician)

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Teller
Teller Rio.jpg
Teller in August 2007
Born
Raymond Joseph Teller

(1948-02-14) February 14, 1948 (age 71)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma materAmherst College
Years active1974–present
Political partyLibertarian
Parent(s)
  • Irene B. Derrickson
  • Joseph Teller (1913–2004)
Websitepennandteller.com

Teller (born Raymond Joseph Teller; February 14, 1948) is an American magician, illusionist, writer, actor, painter, and movie director. He is best known as half of the comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, along with Penn Jillette.

Teller usually does not speak during performances. He is an atheist, debunker, skeptic, and a fellow of the Cato Institute. Teller legally changed his name from "Raymond Joseph Teller" to the mononym "Teller".[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. della Cava, Marco R. (November 16, 2007). "At home: Teller's magical Vegas retreat speaks volumes". USA Today. Retrieved June 27, 2012.
  2. "Penn & Teller: Rogue Magician Is EXPOSING Our Secrets!!!". TMZ.com. April 12, 2012. Retrieved June 27, 2012.