Martin Daniels [Deleted]

Martin Daniels [Deleted]

Date Of BirthAugust 19, 1963
Age56 years 9 months 17 days
Day of BirthMonday
Place Of BirthSouth Bank, Cleveland, England
Zodiac SignLeo
Professions Singer , Magician , TV host , Comedian , Dancer , Radio Host
Other Name Martin P. Daniels

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignLeo
NationalityBritish
EthnicitiesBritish , Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height75 CM
2 Feet 6 Inches
173 CM
5 Feet 8 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Body Type Large
Family Information
Father Paul Daniels (Magician & TV presenter; 1938-2016)
Mother Jacqueline Skipworth
Son Lewis Daniels (Magician)
Brothers Paul Daniels (Older)
Gary Daniels (Younger; IT manager)
Grandfather Handel Newton Daniels (Paternal; cinema projectionist)
Grandmother Nancy Lloyd (Paternal)
Stepmother Debbie McGee (Radio & TV performer)
Career Information
Years Active 1980-
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileMartin Daniels [Deleted] Twitter Profile
Official WebsiteMartin Daniels [Deleted] Official Website
Contact
Web ContactWeb Contact
Talent Agents Alan Warner
Tania Lee

Biography

Martin Daniels is a British Magician, entertainer, TV & Radio presenter. He performs his tricks on stage as well as on TV & videos. Presenting Game for A Laugh is one of the highlights of his career.

Martin Daniels was born on 19th August 1963 in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England to Paul Daniels(Father)- a magician and entertainer & Jacqueline Skipworth(Mother). Paul was 21 years old and Jacqueline was just 17 when they got married.

Young Martin Daniels with his father Paul Daniels

Image: Young Martin Daniels with his father Paul Daniels

Martin Daniels: Facts & Trivia

  • Martin's parents divorced when he was 11 years old, they had separated when Martin was about 5.
  • Martin started his career doing magic stunts with his father on his show- Paul Daniels show. He was about 15 when he started working backstage learning his crafts. He was performing alone by the age of 17.
  • He was 21 when he started appearing in TV. One of his was among the most watched throughout England with more than 17 Million viewers.
  • Grand Order of Water Rats: He is a member of the oldest(established in 1889) British entertainment industry fraternity & charity organization in London
  • Game for Laughs: It was one of the shows which was first of the reality shows, it paved ways for many such ways.
  • Club in the United States: He opened a music and magic club in California, United States in 1989
  • Bankruptcy: After investing in the club he went officially bankrupt in 1993.
  • BBC Radio: He has worked on the BBC Radio Lincolnshire.
  • Pantomime: He has performed at the musical comedy stage production
  • His father Paul Daniels was the first non-American to be Hollywood Academy of Magical Arts's 'Magician of the Year'.
  • Brothers: His brother Paul was convicted in a crime (of drug dealing), his younger brother Gary was facing trials some time ago.
  • As a kid Martin and his brothers did not get to see much of their father, he was always travelling and performing, his father Paul was very famous at the time.
  • He has preformed shows on Cruise ships. 
  • He was associated with artists - Jane McDonald, Jeremy Beadle, Lenny Henry, Les Dennis, MC Hammer in his early years.
  • Cunning Stunts: A book by Martin on 50 pub tricks & brain teasers
  • Street Magic: He did street magic for a BBC show, he was the earliest magician to do street magic on TV, BBC at that time felt it was odd to go on the streets and trick people for a show and pulled the show off. Later street magic became quite popular.
  • He has passion for travelling, he travelled around India on the motor bike with his friends.

Martin Daniels: Quotes

  • Fame is a strange thing, it is here today and gone tomorrow it seems, when I started as a performer, the thought of television was way distant.
  • (About his success at young age) Because I was 21 and young and blonde and beautiful I got a different kind of attention. I literally had teenage girls screaming and chasing after me.
  • When you are in the studio, and you are not busy, everyone else is, leave them alone.
  • My Dad was very popular when we were kids, he would disappear for months performing in various clubs and travelling
  • There was no time when I did not want to be in show business, I just wanted to be performing be it singing, dancing, magic, hosting.
  • I have always been a comedy buff, I have loads of old stuff, books and dvds.
  • I was totally at calm and ease even at my first gig as a performer.
  • I'm a comedian that does magic.
  • India is like no other place, I have been everywhere in the world.
  • I was up so early this morning, I look like my passport photo.
  • I love airports in the morning.

Martin Daniels: Filmography

  • Lingo: a show he presented.
  • Children's Royal Variety Show: He has performed there 5 times.
  • How Magic Changed TV(2017): A TV documentary
  • When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong(2016): He narrated the TV documentary
  • Ross Noble: Freewheeling(2013): TV series
  • Penn & Teller: Fool Us(2011): A magic TV series
  • The Les Dennis Laughter Show(1987): He played various characters on the show, he was one of the lead actors
  • Wizbit(1986): He portrayed Squidgy Bog in the Family Fantasy TV Series starring Debbie McGee, Gary Martin, Paul Daniels in the lead.
  • The Little and Large Show(1983)
  • 6 O'Clock Show(1982)
  • Game for a Laugh(1981): He preesnted the show at age 18, he was a young attractive blonde with long hair.
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