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Famous Female Magicians

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List of famous female magicians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female magicians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being magicians. There are thousand of females working as magicians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic magicians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a magician then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Fay Presto, Debbie Leifer and many more. These names of women in magic might sound familiar!

While this isn't a list of all female magicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female magicians?" and "Who are the best female magicians?"
  • Fay Presto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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    Fay Presto (born: 17 May 1948) is the stage name of Letitia Winter, a British magician and member of The Inner Magic Circle known for her close-up magic.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
  • Dorothy Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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    Dorothy Dietrich (born October 31, 1969) is an American stage magician and escapologist, best known as the first and only woman to have performed the bullet catch in her mouth, and the first woman to perform a straitjacket escape while suspended hundreds of feet in the air from a burning rope. She was the first woman to gain prominence as an escape artist since the days of Houdini, breaking the glass ceiling for women in the field of escapes and magic. The 2006 Columbia Encyclopedia included Dietrich among their "eight most noted magicians of the late 20th century", and entertainment writer Samantha Hart in "The Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends",... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania
  • The Pendragons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Magicians
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    Jonathan and Charlotte Pendragon were a husband-and-wife team of American illusionists who called their work "physical grand illusion". They are widely known due to numerous national and international television appearances.... more on Wikipedia
    • Misty Lee (born April 22, 1976 in Mount Clemens, Michigan) is an American voice actress, comedian and professional magician.... more on Wikipedia
      • Age: 44
      • Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America
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