'Prof BC' has been acting professionally since the 1960's in legitimate theatre, beginning his professional career as Prince Arthur in Shakespeare's King John at the age of 8. He has performed magic since nearly that time, going professional in his late teens when he performed an escape act throughout the US and Canada. He learned his craft from his great-
As a magician, Prof BC appeared on American television in the 1970's and was even mentioned in Sports Illustrated magazine for an escape stunt he performed during halftime of a West Coast basketball game. He served as head of a university theatre program for a decade and is today a senior university professor specializing in Renaissance literature; he is a multiple award-
What is not so widely known about 'Prof BC' is that he once auditioned, and was called back, for the role of Luke Skywalker (but the force was not with him).