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'Penn & Teller: Fool Us': Where Are The Magicians Now?

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!

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Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller at the premiere of The Aristocrats, Los Angeles, California, 2005

This is Penn Jillette now

Born and raised in Greenfield, Massachusetts, 66-year-old Penn Jillette has starred in some of our favourite TV series like Hell's Kitchen, Modern Family and even Black Mirror!

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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.

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Penn Jillette of the comedy/magic team Penn & Teller attends the official opening of Paula Abdul's Flamingo Las Vegas residency "Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl" at The Cromwell Las Vegas, 2019

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.

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Raymond Teller of the comedy/magic team Penn & Teller performs at the Vegas Strong Benefit Concert, 2017

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!
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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales meets cast members Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller after attending a one off performance of We Are Most Amused and Amazed, London, England, 2018