Teller

Teller has been the smaller, quieter half of Penn & Teller since 1975. With Penn Jillette, he has played Broadway, toured internationally to sold out houses, and is the longest-running headline act in Las Vegas history. Penn & Teller have written and starred in television series and specials, including eight seasons of the Emmy-nominated Showtime series Penn & Teller: Bullshit!; Penn & Teller Tell a Lie on Discovery; Penn & Teller’s Sin City Spectacular on FX; Behind the Scenes, a PBS children’s series on the arts; The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller, a magic and comedy series on England’s Channel 4; and the current hit series, Penn & Teller: Fool Us on The CW. Teller has written for The Atlantic Monthly, Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Esquire, GQ, The New Yorker; as well as three books with Jillette and two on his own. He is a frequent contributor to NPR's All Things Considered. Teller and Aaron Posner co-directed a version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and he co-wrote and directed the acclaimed stage production Play Dead (off-Broadway and Los Angeles). Teller was nominated for an Olivier for co-writing the West End hit Magic Goes Wrong. In 2014, Teller made his feature-length film directorial debut with the Oscar-shortlisted and BAFTA-nominated Tim’s Vermeer.

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Co-Director and Co-Adapter