Edgar Wilson Benyon

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Edgar Wilson Benyon (29 March 1901–14 September 1978) was a New Zealand magician, juggler and entertainer. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand on 29 March 1901.[1]

In 1969 the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand Inc created an award in his honour. Named the Benny Award, it serves as highest honour available to a New Zealand variety entertainer.[2]

Benyon was the first recipient of the Grand Master of Magic Award in 1969.[3]