Some would say Jonathan Levit has been acting since the day he was born. As a performing magician for the majority of his life, Levit has found himself on stage time and time again. Since moving to Los Angeles to officially work as an actor on television, in film, and on stage, Levit has had the opportunity to work in all of these genres. Among his roles, he played a con artist on "THE X-FILES" (FOX), the devil on "THE OTHERS" (NBC) and the L.A. County Coroner, Martin Dewey, on FLASHFORWARD (ABC).
Jonathan has been performing as a magician for over 30 years. His experience began as a street performer and he has taken the stage in a variety of settings ever since. As a regular performer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California, Levit performs in all the showrooms, including close up, parlour, and stage performances. He is able to enterain a crowd of 10 people, or 1,000. Since moving to Los Angeles, California, Levit has found success in incorporating magic into his work on television and in film.
As a magic consultant. he taught Jack Davenport to do magic on "FLASHFORWARD" (ABC), David Duchovny on "THE X-FILES" (FOX), Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, and Ayla Fisher in "NOW YOU SEE ME" (SUMMIT), and Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, and Olivia Wilde in "THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE" (New Line Cinema).
He piloted a one man submarine for WIRED NEXTFEST (SCIENCE), raced a Tesla motorcar as host of “GREEN WHEELS” (DISCOVERY), and on “MIRACLE HUNTERS” (DISCOVERY), he watched “The Mad Russian” cure people of pain, with energy. As the host of “CELEBRACADABRA” (VH1), he witnessed C. Thomas Howell take home the magical grand prize. Referred to as a “young Mike Rowe”, Levit is an everyman drawing the viewer into the experience. As a producer and host of “CAREER DAY” he teaches kids that anything is possible.
Jonathan Levit is an actor, magician, television host and producer with an act that you will long remember – encompassing sophisticated humor, mind reading and magic. His career began with his starring role in one of the most highly acclaimed episodes of “THE X-FILES”, playing opposite Ricky Jay. He went on to guest star in television shows and films such as “FLASHFORWARD” (ABC), “THE OTHERS” (NBC) and “THE HUNTRESS” (USA), among others.
In addition to his acting roles, Jonathan has been a host for THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL, THE SCIENCE CHANNEL, THE BIOGRAPHY CHANNEL, EQUATOR HD and the FINE LIVING NETWORK for shows including “WIRED NEXT FEST”, “GREEN WHEELS”, “PARANORMAL U.S.A.” and “MIRACLE HUNTERS”. Combining magic and hosting, Jonathan was seen on VH1 as the host and a judge of the celebrity reality magic series, “CELEBRACADABRA” and appeared on “MASTERS OF ILLUSION” (FOX). Jonathan has appeared on the covers of MAGIC MAGAZINE and GENII MAGAZINE and continues to be a regular performer at the famed MAGIC CASTLE in Hollywood, California.
As a magic consultant. he taught Jack Davenport to do magic on “FLASHFORWARD” (ABC), David Duchovny on “THE X-FILES” (FOX), Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, and Ayla Fisher in “NOW YOU SEE ME” (SUMMIT), and Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, and Olivia Wilde in “THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE” (New Line Cinema).
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FlashForward (ABC) Episode 6
FlashForward (ABC) Episode 7
FlashForward (ABC) Episode 11
FlashForward (ABC) Episode Behind the Scenes
The Bold & The Beautiful
FOX Interstital for The X-Files
Masters of Illusion (FOX)
Masters of Illusion (FOX)
The Magazine Mind Bender
Wired Nextfest: Vancouver
Wired Nextfest: Wheel Surf
Wired Nextfest: Sociallight
Green Wheels: Tesla
Green Wheels: Hydrogen
Green Wheels: Solar
Green Wheels: Bio Fuel
Green Wheels: Killacycle
Green With Envy
Miracle Hunters: The Mad Russian