|Born||John Joseph Randall|
April 23, 1919
|Died||July 30, 2015 (age 96) |
Las Vegas, Nevada
Johnny Aladdin (1919-2015) was an American illusionist and hypnotist.
Randall learned his first trick at age thirteen. He started performing professional in 1940,specialized in close-up, illusions, and hypnotism. He joined the Navy and was assigned to the entertainment division. He performed for troops in Hawaii and was student of Tenkai in Hawaii from 1941-44. He was sent back to the mainland just one day before Pearl Harbor was attacked. When World War II was announced, Randall joined the Army and performed for troops overseas during the war.
- ↑ MUM, September 2015
- ↑ Who's Who in Magic: An International Biographical Guide From Past to Present by Bart Whaley (1990)
- ↑ http://www.kraftsussman.com/tribute/details/992/Johnny_Aladdin_AKA_John_Joseph_Randall/obituary.html
- ↑ http://www.magictricks.com/johnny-aladdin.html