Las Vegas headline act Gerry McCambridge
For many years Gerry McCambridge has been headlining in Las Vegas at the Planet Hollywood Casino. I personally first saw him on Patti Stanger Millionaire Matchmaker show. But who is McCambridge and what type of mentalism does he do?
He has performed his one man, award winning show “The Mentalist” over 3,900 times in Las Vegas making him the longest running and most successful Mentalist show in Las Vegas history!
Who is Gerry McCambridge?
Gerry McCambridge actually learned some skills from observing his father who was a NYC detective and an expert at interrogation. He performed his first show at the age of just 12, but it was when he turned 15 that he started touring the country.
Among the subjects McCambdidge studied, these included memory techniques, body language, hypnosis, non-verbal communication and magic. He also studied stand up comedy, which is something he uses in his act in Las Vegas.
The mentalist Las Vegas
Since first appearing in Las Vegas with Criss Angel and Uri Geller in 2007, Gerry McCambridge has had the longest running mentalist show in Las Vegas history.
The mentalist Las Vegas reviews
McCambridge has had many great reviews of his show in Las Vegas, not least from Tony Robbins:
“Your wit is amazing. We laughed our butts off. I am your biggest fan.”Tony Robins
Then one from Steve Wynn:
“One of the most unique acts I have ever seen.”Steve Wynn
His show is also rated on TripAdviser 4.5 out of 5 with over 1,300 Five Str Reviews of his work. He even got a review from no less than Muhammad Ali:
“You are the undisputed champ of Mentalism!”Muhammad Ali
TV show aired to over 6.2 million across the world
But it was in May 2004 that Gerry McCambridge had his first prime-time network TV special titled “The Mentalist.” This one-hour special program was aired to over 6.2 million viewers.
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Apart from his native home of United States where it was shown, it also aired in Canada, South Africa, Korea, The Middle East, New Zealand, India, Thailand, Australia, Denmark, The Netherlands, Malaysia and the United Kingdom.
The International Magicians Society presented Gerry McCambridge with the “Merlin Award” for “Mentalist of the Decade”. He was the first mentalist in history to receive the Merlin award for mentalism since the organizations inception in 1968.
Gerry McCambridge Millionaire Matchmaker
In 2013 the Bravo TV show “Millionaire Matchmaker” tried, but unsuccessfully to find Gerry the love of his life.
Making The Mentalist book by Gerry McCambridge
Gerry’s life story has become a best seller in his book “Making The Mentalist.” Anyone who has faced adversity will gain inspiration from Gerry McCambridge’s compelling book and story. He says that through his story, you will learn to find your own inner magic.
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