Becky Blaney (b.?)
Place of Birth
Houston, Texas, USA
Blaney possesses the ability to inject comedic humor in her magic acts. As a professional comedian, she blends the dynamics of comedy and magic to create a show that dazzles her audience as well as infecting them with laughter.
Blaney did singing telegrams for 10 years as Dolly Parton, Mae West and tap dancing bumblebee. She also got a full scholarship to college for being a twirler.
Becky Blaney was born in Houston, Texas. Her first magic performance, at age three, was with the aid of her father, world-renowned magician and magic inventor Walter "Zaney" Blaney.
She was able to read the minds of visitors to the Blaney home with an age-old trick. By the time she was 10, she wanted to be on stage performing and it wasn't long before she was old enough to assist her father on many occasions.
Blaney performed her own magic shows through her college years, winning many talent contests.
Blaney was the first female to win the international Brotherhood of Magicians Contest in 1975. She was featured on To Tell The Truth as a result. Blaney's winning ways continued as she captured the first place talent award at the Miss Texas Pageant.
After college she began learning the difficult trade of professional show-business, first as a "Singing Telegram Magician," which she introduced her own brand of comedy to audiences.
Blaney expanded her talents as the first hostess, emcee and talent booker at Houston's Magic Island. She also emceed for the Chinese Acrobat shows. Produced at theme parks, Becky and The Chinese Acrobats toured the country.
Blaney then started the long journey in the relatively new comedy club field. Starting as an emcee, she quickly moved to headliner status at many of the nation's most popular clubs, Catch A Rising Star, The Punchline and The Improv. Becky's show has garnered her bookings in all 50 states.
She has performed in numerous Las Vegas productions and in 1998 co-starred in her own critically-acclaimed stage show "Woman of Magic" at the Claridge Hotel/Casino in Atlantic City.
Blaney has also appeared on national television including Evening At The Improv, HBO, Comedy Central, Into The Night, Valentino's Magic Revue, Playboy Girls of Rock & roll, Crazy Girls, and Comedy Cabaret in Las Vegas.
America's leading lady magician adds her southern comedy charm to every hit performance.
She holds the only distinction of being the only woman in the world who is a professional comedian-magician. Blaney now plays cruises, colleges and corporate events.
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