Bob Cassidy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bob Cassidy
Born Robert Cassidy
(1949-06-23) June 23, 1949 (age 65)
Kearny, NJ, USA
Nationality American
Alma mater Montclair State University
Occupation Mentalist, Speaker, Author

Bob Cassidy (b. 1949, Kearny, New Jersey) is an American mentalist, speaker and author of several books widely regarded as classics in the field, including The Art of Mentalism (1983),[1] The Principia Mentalia (1994), and The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy (2004).[2] In 1978 Cassidy, and fellow mentalists Tony Raven, Scott Gordon, Mary Lynn, and Dian Buehlmeier, founded the Psychic Entertainers Association,[3] which has since become mentalism's primary international professional society.[4]


1996 David Lederman Memorial Award for Creativity in Mentalism[5]

2011 Dunninger Memorial Award for Distinguished Professionalism in the Performance of Mentalism (Previous winners include Uri Geller (2010), Derren Brown (2006) and Banachek (2007))[6]


  1. ^ Wilmarth, Phil (October 1996), "Hocus In Focus", The Linking Ring 76 (10): 115–116 
  2. ^ "The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy-H&R". Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association Founders". Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "About the Psychic Entertainers Association". Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association:Awards". Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association:Awards". Retrieved 29 October 2011. 

External links[edit]