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|Born||Trevor John Hodson|
October 9, 1939
Auckland, New Zealand
Jon Zealando (b. 1939) is the stage name of magician Trevor John Hodson.
Inspired after seeing John Calvert in 1950 he became a professional escape artist, ventrilloquist, fire-eater in 1957.
He created the Ironing Board Levitation in 1973.
Awards and honors
- Two Guiness Book of Records records on the television show "That's Incredible" and two appearances on the Tokyo television programme "The World Surprise Show".
- Past President and Life Member New Zealand Society of Magicians
- Past President, Secretary and Life Member Brotherhood of Auckland Magicians
- Past President International Brotherhood of Magicians
- Variety Artists Club of New Zealand lifetime achievement Benny Award 1972.
- New Zealand Magicians Supreme Grand Master of Magic Award 1985.
- ↑ Linking Ring, December, 1992, page 68
- ↑ http://www.jonzealando.co.nz/accolades.html
- ↑ http://bam.net.nz/grand-masters-of-magic/
- ↑ http://bam.net.nz/