Tag Archives: Ventriloquists

An old picture of me with legendary ventriloquist Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell was one of the most successful ventriloquists of all time. He had his own TV show in the 50’s “The Winchell Mahoney Time” show… His dummies were Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff. He was also the original voice of Tiger as well as lots more very well know characters..

Antique Ventriloquist Dummy for the Collection

Recently I was fortunate enough to be offered a very rare piece of Hollywood history memorabilia. I purchased the original ventriloquist dummy used by Lon Chaney in the 1924 silent film “The Unholy Three” The dummies name in the┬ámovie was Nemo and was made by Theodore Mack and Sons out of Chicago circa 1922. Many say that the original Charlie McCarthy was also made by Mack and Sons? This is an ongoing controversy amongst many […]

I will be hosting and performing the first Saturday of every month at The original Improv Comedy Lab on Melrose in Hollywood…

I will be hosting and performing the first Saturday of every month at The original Improv Comedy Lab on Melrose in Hollywood… Come out and see the best of the best variety comedy acts.. Ventriloquists, magicians, jugglers, hypnotists, mentalists and more…. First show Sat. July 3rd at 8:30 only $5.00 to see some of the worlds best acts… plus you never know who will drop in to work on new material!