Criss Angel, is an American illusionist and stunt performer. He is best known for starring in his own television show, Criss Angel Mindfreak. In this Illusion, he walked over water in front of a crowd. However no camera tricks were used.
9. Cyril Takayama: Removing His Head Off
Cyril Takayama is an illusionist of Ryukyuan and French descent. He is perhaps best known for his magic performances around Japan. Having his head fall off his shoulders is one of his finest signature tricks which has always scared the audience.
8. Paul Daniels: Chop Cup
Paul Daniels born in 1938, a proclaimed greatest magician of the 20th century. Daniels was awarded the prestigious “Magician of the Year’” Award by the Hollywood Academy of Magical Arts in 1983, and was the first magician from outside the US to receive it. He is famous for his fast and mind boggling chop cup.
7. Cyril Takayama: Cigarette Play
Seems much similar to Daniel’s chop cup, this trick is fast and truly an essence of magic.
6. David Copperfield: Leviation
David copperfield, most commercially successful magician (better say illusionist) in history, floated over the Grand Canyon using no television or green effects in his 6th television special.