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Ricky Jay Net Worth

Ricky Jay Net Worth is
$3 Million

Ricky Jay Biography

Ricky Jay’s general public performances are very uncommon. Ricky Jay was created in Brooklyn, NY, and was launched to magic by his grandfather. When he will perform, the tickets are really tricky to find, as he generally chooses really small venues and includes a rabid pursuing of A-listers in every realms of the entertainment market. He became the youngest magician to execute a complete magic act on tv when he performed on “Time for Domestic pets” in 1953. He also became the 1st magician to execute his act in humor clubs, and he became known for carrying out during rock concerts, famously showing up between an Ike and Tina Turner overall performance and Timothy Leary’s humor act. Furthermore to his are a magician, he in addition has made an appearance in such film and tv projects as “Home of Video games”, “Discovered Pigs and Fireproof Ladies”, “Leap of Faith”, “Boogie Nights”, “Magnolia”, “Mystery Males”, “State and Primary”, “Heist”, “Deadwood”, “The Prestige”, “THE MACHINE”, “Lie if you ask me”, and “The Brothers Bloom”. He’s a sleight-of-hand professional and offers authored multiple books about them.Ricky Jay net worthy of: Ricky Jay can be an American magician, actor, and writer who includes a net worthy of of $3 million dollars. Through the entire 50s and early 60s, he brought magic to people in several untraditional venues.


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameRicky Jay
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of Birth1948
Height1.65 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Voice Actor, Author, Consultant, Magician
EducationCornell University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseChrisann Verges
AwardsObie Award for Special Citations, National Board of Review Award for Best Cast, Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast, Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance, Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Visiting Production
MoviesBoogie Nights, Magnolia, The Prestige, House of Games, The Spanish Prisoner, Tomorrow Never Dies, Heist, Redbelt, Things Change, State and Main, The Illusionist, The Great Buck Howard, The Brothers Bloom, Mystery Men, Heartbreakers, The Ranger, the Cook, and a Hole in the Sky, Incident at Loch Ness, Last Days, The Automatic Hate, Homicide, Hacks
TV ShowsDeadwood, Teen Titans Go!


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 With Michael Weber, Ricky Jay runs a consulting firm called Deceptive Practices that advises movie, TV, and theater directors on various illusions, magic secrets, and con artistry techniques that may be needed during their productions.
2 In 2005, the Christine Burgin Gallery in Manhattan hosted an exhibit of his "extensive collection of material related to the history of deception" -- particularly his collection of "spirit" photographs. In conjunction with the exhibit at the Burgin Gallery, he also gave a talk at the Metropolitan Museum of Art called "Sleight and Shadow.".
3 Frequently casts into David Mamet's movies.
4 Sleight of hand expert.
5 He is noted as one of magic's expert card technicians. He was the curator of the Mulholland Library of Conjuring and the Allied Arts.
6 Serious scholar of unusual performances and the author of 'Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women' which chronicles the bizarre performers found in circuses, sideshows, and other odd places - a copy of which appears prominently amongst Stanley's volumes on a table in Magnolia (1999). Also the author of 'Extraordinary Exhibitions', 'Dice: Deception, Fate & Rotten Luck', 'Jay's Journal of Anomalies', and 'Cards as Weapons'.
7 Famous for his astounding ability to throw playing cards, and is listed in the Guiness Book of World Records for throwing a playing card a hundred and ninety feet at ninety miles an hour. From ten paces he can throw a playing card into the flesh of a watermelon.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Frequently cast in 'David Mamet' and Paul Thomas Anderson movies.


Pictures

All Ricky Jay pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast State and Main (2000) Alec Baldwin

Charles Durning

Jim Frangione

Clark Gregg

Vincent Guastaferro

Michael Higgins

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Jonathan Katz

Linda Kimbrough

Jordan Lage

Morris Lamore

Patti LuPone

William H. Macy

Michael James O'Boyle

Sarah Jessica Parker

David Paymer

Rebecca Pidgeon

Charlotte Potok

Lionel Mark Smith

Allen Soule

Julia Stiles
2001 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble State and Main (2000) Alec Baldwin

Charles Durning

Jim Frangione

Clark Gregg

Vincent Guastaferro

Michael Higgins

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Jonathan Katz

Linda Kimbrough

Jordan Lage

Morris Lamore

Patti LuPone

William H. Macy

Michael James O'Boyle

Sarah Jessica Parker

David Paymer

Rebecca Pidgeon

Charlotte Potok

Lionel Mark Smith

Allen Soule

Julia Stiles
2000 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast Magnolia (1999) Jeremy Blackman

Tom Cruise

Melinda Dillon

April Grace

Luis Guzmán

Philip Baker Hall

Philip Seymour Hoffman

William H. Macy

Alfred Molina

Julianne Moore

John C. Reilly

Jason Robards

Melora Walters
2000 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Acting by an Ensemble State and Main (2000) Alec Baldwin

Charles Durning

Jim Frangione

Clark Gregg

Vincent Guastaferro

Michael Higgins

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Jonathan Katz

Linda Kimbrough

Jordan Lage

Morris Lamore

Patti LuPone

William H. Macy

Michael James O'Boyle

Sarah Jessica Parker

David Paymer

Rebecca Pidgeon

Charlotte Potok

Lionel Mark Smith

Allen Soule

Julia Stiles
1999 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Magnolia (1999) Jeremy Blackman

Tom Cruise

Melinda Dillon

April Grace

Luis Guzmán

Philip Baker Hall

Philip Seymour Hoffman

William H. Macy

Alfred Molina

Julianne Moore

John C. Reilly

Jason Robards

Melora Walters
1998 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast Boogie Nights (1997) Don Cheadle

Heather Graham

Luis Guzmán

Philip Baker Hall

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Thomas Jane

William H. Macy

Alfred Molina

Julianne Moore

Nicole Ari Parker

John C. Reilly

Burt Reynolds

Robert Ridgely

Mark Wahlberg

Melora Walters

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards



Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Automatic Hate 2015 Uncle Josh
Getting On 2014 TV Series Thoracic Surgeon
Breathe Life Radio TV 2013 TV Series
Teen Titans Go! 2013 TV Series Narrator
The End of 'Sluggers' 2011 Short
Lost Masterpieces of Pornography 2010 Video short Narrator
Flashforward 2009-2010 TV Series Ted Flosso / Man in Warehouse
Lie to Me 2009 TV Series Mason Brock
Intense 2009 John
The Unit 2007-2009 TV Series Agent Kern
The Brothers Bloom 2008 Narrator (voice)
Redbelt 2008 Marty Brown
The Great Buck Howard 2008 Gil Bellamy
Kidnapped 2006-2007 TV Series Roger Prince
The Prestige 2006 Milton
Last Days 2005 Detective
Deadwood 2004 TV Series Eddie Sawyer
Incident at Loch Ness 2004 Party Guest
Heist 2001 Don 'Pinky' Pincus
Heartbreakers 2001 Dawson's Auctioneer
State and Main 2000 Jack
The X-Files 2000 TV Series The Amazing Maleeni / Herman Pinchbeck / Albert Pinchbeck
Magnolia 1999 Burt Ramsey / Narrator
Mystery Men 1999 Vic Weems
Tomorrow Never Dies 1997 Henry Gupta
Hacks 1997/I The Hat
Boogie Nights 1997 Kurt Longjohn
The Spanish Prisoner 1997 George Lang
The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky 1995 TV Movie Hawkes
Ring of the Musketeers 1992 TV Movie Kerns (as Rickey Jay)
The Water Engine 1992 TV Movie Ratty Inventor
Civil Wars 1991 TV Series Lenny NiCastro
Homicide 1991 Aaron
Things Change 1988 Mr. Silver
House of Games 1987 George / Vegas Man
Simon & Simon 1983 TV Series Bird
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1982 TV Movie Philostrate

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Great Buck Howard 2008 technical consultant: magic
Ocean's Thirteen 2007 consultant
The Prestige 2006 technical advisor: magic
The Illusionist 2006 technical advisor: magic
The Affair of the Necklace 2001 technical consultant
Heist 2001 technical consultant
Heartbreakers 2001 technical consultant: con games
The Parent Trap 1998 technical consultant
The Spanish Prisoner 1997 technical consultant
Congo 1995 illusion creator / technical consultant
Forrest Gump 1994 illusion wheelchair designer
Wolf 1994 technical consultant
I Love Trouble 1994 technical consultant
Leap of Faith 1992 consultant: cons and frauds
Sneakers 1992 sleight of hand consultant
The Magic Balloon 1990 Short technical consultant
House of Games 1987 consultant: confidence games
The Believers 1987 technical consultant
The Natural 1984 technical consultant
New Magic 1983 Short magic advisor
The Escape Artist 1982 technical advisor

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Unit 2007 TV Series story - 1 episode
Deadwood 2004 TV Series written by - 1 episode
Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants 1996 TV Movie
The Secret Cabaret 1990 TV Series writer - 1992
Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women 1989 TV Movie

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1982 TV Movie music effects

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Invent Nothing, Deny Nothing: Five Guys from Mamet's HOMICIDE 2009 Video documentary short special thanks
That Moment: Magnolia Diary 2000 Video documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1994-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay 2012 Documentary Himself
The Simpsons 2011 TV Series Himself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Sleight-of-hand Entertainment Historian
60 Minutes 2010 TV Series documentary Himself - Conmen Expert (segment "Pigeon Fever")
D.L. Hughley Breaks the News 2009 TV Series Himself
Invent Nothing, Deny Nothing: Five Guys from Mamet's HOMICIDE 2009 Video documentary short Himself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2007 TV Special Himself
After Hours with Daniel Boulud 2007 TV Series Himself
David Mamet on 'House of Games' 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Ricky Jay Plays Poker 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Making of Last Days 2005 Video short Himself
MythBusters 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1998-2002 TV Series Himself
Grateful Dawg 2000 Documentary Himself
That Moment: Magnolia Diary 2000 Video documentary Himself
Mysteries of Magic 1997 TV Movie documentary Host
Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1996 TV Series Himself
Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants 1996 TV Movie Himself
The Secret Cabaret 1990 TV Series Himself
Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women 1989 TV Movie Himself
The Wil Shriner Show 1987 TV Series Himself
The Paul Daniels Magic Show 1985 TV Series Himself
Dinah! 1979 TV Series Himself
Rock Concert 1978 TV Series Himself
The Jim Nabors Show 1978 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1972-1977 TV Series Himself - Magician
Saturday Night Live 1977 TV Series Himself / Patron
Parkinson 1976 TV Series Himself
Doug Henning's World of Magic 1976 TV Special Himself - Special Guest
ABC Late Night 1973 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1969-1970 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Diálogos de cine 2008 TV Movie Kurt Longjohn
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