Johnny Thompson has worked as an Actor, Musician, Magician, Writer, Magic Consultant, Make Up Artist, Clown, and even a Wrestler! He began his professional career in 1951 as a harmonica player touring and recording with Jerry Murad’s Harmonicats for seven years. He returned to his first love, Magic, and created one of the most memorable characters in all of show business. Performing as The Great Tomsoni and Co. Johnny and his wife Pamela Hayes have entertained audiences all over the world. From numerous TV appearances to Las Vegas showrooms, Tomsoni and Company were known as the go-to act for Comedy and Magic.
As a Magic Consultant Johnny has worked behind the scenes creating magic for Lance Burton, Penn and Teller, Criss Angel, Siegfried and Roy, David Blaine, and many more of the top magic acts working today.
The Academy of Magical Arts has honored Johnny Thompson with the award for “Best Stage Magician” and their highest award, “The Master’s Fellowship”.
As an Actor Johnny Thompson has appeared in numerous TV shows including ONE DAY AT A TIME, FANTASY ISLAND, and HART TO HART. His Feature film credits include the comedies SERIAL, LUNCH WAGON, and BILLY TOPIT MASTER MAGICIAN.