JONATHAN LEVIT

ACTOR | MAGICIAN | CONSULTANT

Producer
Producer

As a producer, Jonathan actively develops content for television and film as well as unscripted/reality programs. Working as an independent producer, he partners with a variety of production companies to create and strategically place these programs with the appropriate networks for distribution.

Actor
Actor

Some would say Jonathan Levit has been acting since the day he was born. As a performing magician for the majority of his life, Levit has found himself on stage time and time again. Since moving to Los Angeles to officially work as an actor on television, in film, and on stage, Levit has had the opportunity to work in all of these genres. Among his roles, he played a con artist on "THE X-FILES" (FOX), the devil on "THE OTHERS" (NBC) and the L.A. County Coroner, Martin Dewey, on FLASHFORWARD (ABC).

Magic Consultant
Magic Consultant

As a magic consultant. he taught Jack Davenport to do magic on "FLASHFORWARD" (ABC), David Duchovny on "THE X-FILES" (FOX), Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, and Ayla Fisher in "NOW YOU SEE ME" (SUMMIT), and Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, and Olivia Wilde in "THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE" (New Line Cinema).

Emcee
Emcee

Throughout his life as a performer, Jonathan has been sought after as an emcee for live events and shows, including the Academy of Magical Arts (Magic Castle) Awards show and the Hollywood Christmas Concert for the Hallmark Channel.

Television Host
Television Host

He piloted a one man submarine for WIRED NEXTFEST (SCIENCE), raced a Tesla motorcar as host of “GREEN WHEELS” (DISCOVERY), and on “MIRACLE HUNTERS” (DISCOVERY), he watched “The Mad Russian” cure people of pain, with energy. As the host of “CELEBRACADABRA” (VH1), he witnessed C. Thomas Howell take home the magical grand prize. Referred to as a “young Mike Rowe”, Levit is an everyman drawing the viewer into the experience. As a producer and host of “CAREER DAY” he teaches kids that anything is possible.

Jonathan Levit is an actor, magician, television host and producer with an act that you will long remember – encompassing sophisticated humor, mind reading and magic. His career began with his starring role in one of the most highly acclaimed episodes of “THE X-FILES”, playing opposite Ricky Jay. He went on to guest star in television shows and films such as “FLASHFORWARD” (ABC), “THE OTHERS” (NBC) and “THE HUNTRESS” (USA), among others.

 

In addition to his acting roles, Jonathan has been a host for THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL, THE SCIENCE CHANNEL, THE BIOGRAPHY CHANNEL, EQUATOR HD and the FINE LIVING NETWORK for shows including “WIRED NEXT FEST”, “GREEN WHEELS”, “PARANORMAL U.S.A.” and “MIRACLE HUNTERS”. Combining magic and hosting, Jonathan was seen on VH1 as the host and a judge of the celebrity reality magic series, “CELEBRACADABRA” and appeared on “MASTERS OF ILLUSION” (FOX). Jonathan has appeared on the covers of MAGIC MAGAZINE and GENII MAGAZINE and continues to be a regular performer at the famed MAGIC CASTLE in Hollywood, California.

 

As a magic consultant. he taught Jack Davenport to do magic on “FLASHFORWARD” (ABC), David Duchovny on “THE X-FILES” (FOX), Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, and Ayla Fisher in “NOW YOU SEE ME” (SUMMIT), and Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, and Olivia Wilde in “THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE” (New Line Cinema).

Highlights

1. Performing in the Close-Up Room at the Magic Castle – Hollywood, CA.

 

2. Hosting the television series, “Green Wheels” – Daytona Speedway

 

3. Appearing on the cover of Genii Magazine

 

4. Appearing on the cover of Magic Magazine (Spotlighting my starring role on “The X-Files”)

 

5. Appearing on the cover of Genii Magazine (with Neil Patrick Harris)

 

6. Recreating “Palingenesia” with Neil Patrick Harris for the Conference on Magic History in Los Angeles, CA.

 

7. Recreating Howard Thurston – performing the sawing in half illusion

 

8. “All My Sons” – Ruskin Theatre Company

 

9. Working as a magic consultant on “Now You See Me”, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Woody Harrelson, Morgan Freeman, Ayla Fisher

 

10. Acting alongside Ricky Jay in “The X-Files”

 

11. Hosting “Celebracadabra” on VH-1

 

12. With C. Thomas Howell on “Celebracadabra”

 

13. Lecturing to magicians in Grenoble,France.

 

14. Acting in my role on “FlashForward” (ABC) as Martin Dewey, L.A. County Coroner

 

15. Working as a magic consultant on “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” starring Steve Carell, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini

 

16. Hosting the Academy of Magical Arts (Magic Castle) awards show. Shown here with guest Rico Rodriguez from “Modern Family”

 

17. “Masters of Illusion” on Fox

 

18. Acting alongside David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson on “The X-Files”

 

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Acting

1. Theatrical Reel (1 min)

 

2. Theatrical Reel (3 min)

 

3. FlashForward (ABC) Ep 6

 

4. FlashForward (ABC) Ep 7

 

5. FlashForward (ABC) Ep 11

 

6. FlashForward (ABC) Behind the Scenes

 

7. The Bold & The Beautiful

 

8. Fox Interstitial for The X-Files

 

Magic

9. Masters of Illusion (FOX)

 

10. Masters of Illusion (FOX)

 

11. The Magazine Mind Bender

 

12. KTLA News

 

13. CBS2 News

 

Commercials

14. Circuit City Commercial

 

15. Honda Civic Commercial

 

16. Verizon Commercial

 

Hosting

17. Hosting Reel

 

18. Celebracadabra Bloopers

 

19. Wired Nextfest: Vancouver

 

20. Green Wheels: Tesla

 

21. Wired Nextfest: Wheel Surf

 

22. Wired Nextfest: Socialight

 

23. Green Wheels: Hydrogen

 

24. Green Wheels: Solar

 

25. Green Wheels: Bio Fuel

 

26. Green Wheels: Killacycle

 

27. Green With Envy

 

28. Miracle Hunters: The Mad Russian

 

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"You are an inspiration to our art!"

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JONATHAN LEVIT

ACTOR | MAGICIAN | CONSULTANT

Biography

Magician
Magician

Jonathan has been performing as a magician for over 30 years. His experience began as a street performer and he has taken the stage in a variety of settings ever since. As a regular performer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California, Levit performs in all the showrooms, including close up, parlour, and stage performances. He is able to enterain a crowd of 10 people, or 1,000. Since moving to Los Angeles, California, Levit has found success in incorporating magic into his work on television and in film.

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