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Penn Jillette

Magician
Male
Born Mar 5, 1955
Age 61
Hometown Greenfield, Massa...
Political Party Libertarian Party
Height 6' 6'' (2.0m)
Nationality American
Alma Mater Pioneer Valley Re...
Other Names Penn Fraser Jillette

Penn Fraser Jillette is an American illusionist, comedian, musician, and best-selling author known for his work with fellow magician Teller in the team Penn & Teller, and advocacy of atheism, scientific skepticism, libertarianism and free market capitalism.… Read More

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  • Penn Jillette On The 2016 Field
    CNN - Oct 12, 2015
  • The Pulpit And The Ballot Box
    NYTimes - Mar 24, 2015
  • Penn Jillette: Beatles' Mistakes Inspired
    CNN - Jan 30, 2014
  • Film Follows Artist's Attempt To Recreate Works Of Vermeer
    Fox News - Jan 28, 2014

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CHILDHOOD

1955 Birth Born in 1955.

TEENAGE

1973 18 Years Old Jillette worked with high school classmate Michael Moschen in developing and performing a juggling act during the years immediately following their 1973 graduation.
1974 19 Years Old In 1974, Jillette graduated from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. … Read More

TWENTIES

1981 26 Years Old In 1981, he and Teller teamed up as Penn & Teller, and went on to do a successful Off Broadway and later Broadway theatre show called "Penn & Teller" that toured nationally. … Read More

THIRTIES

1988 33 Years Old While the off-Broadway hit was running, in 1988 Jillette was in a speed mariachi power trio called Bongos, Bass and Bob. … Read More
1990 35 Years Old Jillette was a contributor to the now-defunct PC/Computing magazine, having a regular back-section column between 1990 and 1994. … Read More

FORTIES

1996 41 Years Old Starting in 1996, he had a recurring role on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch as Drell, the head of the Witches' Council. … Read More
1997 42 Years Old For a brief time in 1997, Jillette wrote bi-weekly dispatches for the search engine Excite.com. … Read More
2003 48 Years Old Starting in 2003, Jillette, along with Teller, began producing and hosting the show Penn & Teller: Bullshit! on Showtime. … Read More

FIFTIES

2005 50 Years Old In 2005 with actor Paul Provenza, Jillette co-produced and co-directed The Aristocrats, a documentary film tracing the life of an obscene joke known as "The Aristocrats". … Read More
2006 51 Years Old 1 More Event
From January 3, 2006 to March 2, 2007, Jillette hosted, along with fellow atheist, skeptic, and juggler Michael Goudeau, a live, hour-long radio talk show broadcast on Free FM. … Read More
2008 53 Years Old In 2008, Jillette was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars, paired with professional dancer Kym Johnson. … Read More
2009 54 Years Old In 2009, Jillette did a spoken guest appearance on a song by Pakistani rapper Adil Omar. … Read More
2010 55 Years Old During 2010-2011, Jillette did a bi-weekly show on Revision3 called Penn Point.
2011 56 Years Old On August 16, 2011 Jillette's book God, No! … Read More
Jillette was one of the contestants on The Celebrity Apprentice season 5, beginning on February 19, 2012. … Read More
2014 59 Years Old In December 2014, Jillette's blood pressure landed him in the hospital.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2015 60 Years Old By his birthday, March 5, 2015, he had lost 105 pounds. … Read More
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