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Doug Bennett

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Doug Bennett

Cover of Genii (1985)
BornFebruary 11, 1951
Salt Lake City
DiedJuly 3, 2022 (age 71)
Salt Lake City

Doug Bennett is an inventor of many visual close-up magic effects.


He started out going to Pharmacy School in 1970.

In Vista, California, he worked under contract for Food Maker, a corporation which owned over twenty restaurants in the San Diego area. He rotated in a number of their restaurants doing both close-up and lounge shows.

Bennett worked on TV shows including The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express.

Bennett was the subject of the special Genii issue, October 1985 (Vol 49, No. 4).