“Probably the nation’s leading authority on magic.”
- New York Times
Mark Wilson was named one of the top ten American magicians of the 20th Century, along with Houdini, Thurston, David Copperfield, Doug Henning and Siegfried & Roy by Magic Magazine (largest selling independent magazine for magicians).
“Mark Wilson… one of the world’s cleverest…
most spellbinding magicians.” - Chicago Tribune
Produced and starred in network television’s first weekly magic series, Magic Land of Allakazam, which aired for two years on CBS and three years on ABC networks; Starred in six Magic Circus specials, the Magic of Mark Wilson syndicated series, four HBO Magic Specials, and numerous international television specials in countries around the world.
“Mark Wilson is the world’s most televised magician.” - TV Guide
Because of the Wilson’s many television and theatrical productions, lovely Nani Darnell has magically performed in more different illusions than any one in the history of magic. (Nani appeared in over 200 different illusions on “The Magic Land of Allakazam” alone.)
“...a think tank of legerdemain…” - Newsweek
Creative consultant and supplier of magic to countless television series, such as Columbo, Simon and Simon, Love Boat, Circus of the Stars, Perfect Strangers, The Odd Couple, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, Diagnosis Murder and for the Magician series starring Bill Bixby.
“When you mention magic in the TV industry, you think of Mark Wilson.”
- Everett Chambers, Producer, Colombo
Instructs Hollywood’s top stars in the performance of magic. Including Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Peter Falk, Dick Van Dyke, Bill Bixby, Jackie Gleason, Cher, Johnny Carson, Burt Reynolds and many others.
“Mark Wilson is excellent, respected, and never fails to put on a superb performance.”
- Cary Grant
Prepares entertainment packages for world’s finest theme parks, world’s fairs, and expositions, including… Hall of Magic Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair... ATT’s Magic of the Telephone Pavilion, at the Hemisfair... Disneyland... Disney World... Busch Gardens... Six Flags... Kings Entertainment... Legoland… and many others.
“One of the most spectacular revues ever devised for an amusement park
is drawing huge crowds to Busch Gardens.”
- Billboard magazine
Authored Mark Wilson Course in Magic. Translated into Italian, French, Russian and Chinese. With over 850,000 copies published, it is the most popular book of magic instruction in history.
“The Mark Wilson Course in Magic is a magnificent volume of magical instruction.”
-Dallas Morning News
First western magician to perform in Mainland China since the founding of the People’s Republic. Three television specials resulted from the tour.
“…tens of thousands of people were attracted to Mark Wilson’s magic show.”
- (Shanghai) Jiefang Radi
World’s most honored magician. Master’s Fellowship and twice “Magician Of The Year” Academy of Magical Arts/Magic Castle… Magician’s Hall of Fame, Society of American Magicians… Superstar of Magic, International Brotherhood of Magicians, David Devant Award, British Magic Circle and many other national and international awards.
“Mark Wilson is one of the finest in the business with amazing skills
in illusion and showmanship.” - Hollywood Reporter