Mark Wilson was named one of the top ten American magicians of the 20th Century, along with Houdini, Thurston, David Copperfield, Doug Henning and Siegfried & Roy by Magic Magazine (largest selling independent magazine for magicians).
“Mark Wilson… one of the world’s cleverest…
most spellbinding magicians.” - Chicago Tribune
Produced and starred in network television’s first weekly magic series, Magic Land of Allakazam, which aired for two years on CBS and three years on ABC networks; Starred in six Magic Circus specials, the Magic of Mark Wilson syndicated series, four HBO Magic Specials, and numerous international television specials in countries around the world.
Because of the Wilson’s many television and theatrical productions, lovely Nani Darnell has magically performed in more different illusions than any one in the history of magic. (Nani appeared in over 200 different illusions on “The Magic Land of Allakazam” alone.)
Creative consultant and supplier of magic to countless television series, such as Columbo, Simon and Simon, Love Boat, Circus of the Stars, Perfect Strangers, The Odd Couple, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, Diagnosis Murder and for the Magician series starring Bill Bixby.
Instructs Hollywood’s top stars in the performance of magic. Including Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Peter Falk, Dick Van Dyke, Bill Bixby, Jackie Gleason, Cher, Johnny Carson, Burt Reynolds and many others.
Prepares entertainment packages for world’s finest theme parks, world’s fairs, and expositions, including… Hall of Magic Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair... ATT’s Magic of the Telephone Pavilion, at the Hemisfair... Disneyland... Disney World... Busch Gardens... Six Flags... Kings Entertainment... Legoland… and many others.
Authored Mark Wilson Course in Magic. Translated into Italian, French, Russian and Chinese. With over 850,000 copies published, it is the most popular book of magic instruction in history.
First western magician to perform in Mainland China since the founding of the People’s Republic. Three television specials resulted from the tour.
World’s most honored magician. Master’s Fellowship and twice “Magician Of The Year” Academy of Magical Arts/Magic Castle… Magician’s Hall of Fame, Society of American Magicians… Superstar of Magic, International Brotherhood of Magicians, David Devant Award, British Magic Circle and many other national and international awards.