Alan Shaxon

Magician, TV Actor

1933 – 2012

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Who was Alan Shaxon?

Alan Shaxon was a professional magician and a former president of The Magic Circle. He specialised in cabaret performances and was billed as one of England's foremost magicians.

The Magic Circle gave Shaxon its highest award, "The Maskelyne", for services to British Magic. His television appearances have been seen by millions and he cruised the world in cabaret on the finest luxury liners, and entertained on four occasions at Buckingham Palace.

Shaxon taught Tom Cruise the sleight of hand for "Mission Impossible", and appeared in Rowan Atkinson's "Mr. Bean".

Alan died on the 27th October 2012 following a short illness.

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Born
Dec 28, 1933
United Kingdom
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
2012

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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