Maven, Max

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Maven, Max Gender: M
Goldstein, Philip
born on 21 December 1950 at 09:15 (= 09:15 AM )
Place Ithaca, New York, 42n26, 76w30
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 29°09' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°14 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 24°03'

Max Maven
photo: Rance Costa from Los Angeles, United States, license cc-by-2.0


American magician and mentalist. Max Maven is one of the most prolific creators in magic. He has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs, top talk shows and variety specials, as well as acting on comedy and dramatic shows.

He is respected within the industry for being a prolific author and innovating many of the magical and mentalist effects that are used by other magicians.

The late Orson Welles wrote that Max Maven has "the most original mind in magic." He's published over 1700 creations in the conjuring literature.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Max Maven in a email to Starkman, 12 August 2012: "I do not know the precise time of my birth, but I believe it was at about 9:15 AM".


  • Traits : Personality : Creative
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Magic
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Eye-hand coordination
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession