JONATHAN LEVIT

ACTOR | MAGICIAN | CONSULTANT

Biography

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).

 

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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

31. Miracle Hunters: The Mad Russian

 

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