'Penn & Teller: Fool Us': Where Are The Magicians Now?
Magicians Penn & Teller have been working together as magicians, but have quite interesting achievements independently. Do you know what they are up to now?
The magic competition TV show Penn Teller: Fool Us premiered in 2011, featuring amateur magicians who have to perform tricks in front of the well known magician-comedian duo Penn & Teller, in order to see if they can actually impress (fool) them.
Magicians Penn And Teller Today
As a magician-duo, Penn & Teller have appeared in numerous films like Scooby Doo and Guess-Who? Although their show Penn & Teller: Fool Us is still running, and in fact its seventh season is set to premiere on June 22nd, 2020, and both of them have been working on different projects independently. Let's find out a bit more about it!
This is Penn Jillette now
The magician and illusionist also appeared in Katy Perry's video for "Waking up in Vegas," and voiced a character in the action role-playing video game, Borderlands 3. Not to mention he has written eight books including New York Times bestseller God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales.
This is Raymond Teller now
Magician Teller, originally from Philadelphia, turned 73 years old on February 14, 2020. Just like his longtime friend Penn, Teller has appeared in several TV shows which we love, including The Big Bang Theory where he played "Larry Fowler."
In 2008 Raymond Teller co-directed a version of the classic Macbeth, featuring magic techniques! Most recently he appeared on the 2016 independent black comedy horror film Director's Cut, directed by Adam Rifkin.
Fun facts about Penn & Teller
- They have little in common besides magic but are best friends!
- Penn Jillette doesn't drink and he never smokes
- Raymond Teller never speaks while performing but uses numerous facial expressions
- Both were awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame for Live Theatre
- Due to their work, they have been able to meet famous people including some royals like Prince Charles!