In Memoriam: Ricky Jay (1946-2018)

In Memoriam: Ricky Jay (1946-2018)

November 25, 2018 0 By 007 Travelers

Who: Ricky Jay
Born: 26 June 1946, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 24 November 2018, Los Angeles, California, USA


Richard Jay Potash (26 June 1946 – 24 November 2018), known professionally as Ricky Jay, was an American stage magician, actor, and writer. In a profile for the New Yorker, Mark Singer called Jay “perhaps the most gifted sleight of hand artist alive”


Bond world knew him of his role of Henry Gupta in 1997 Bond film “Tomorrow Never Dies




Ricky Jay as Henry Gupta in “Tomorrow Never Dies” (1997). Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC




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