ABOUT MISTY LEE
Misty Lee has appeared on television (NBC’s 1st Look, DC Daily, Penn and Teller’s Fool Us, The Dog Whisperer), in comic books (The Spirit, Madame Mirage) and is a frequent performer at Hollywood’s Magic Castle. She was the subject of Vice/Broadly’s mini-documentary ‘A Day With The Magician’.
As a magic consultant, Lee has designed custom illusions for high-end clients like LA Fashion Week, Comic-Con International, and AFLAC. She hosts and stars in the successful weekly online magic series “Unicorn Wednesday”, a family-friendly show she co-created and produces with her longtime friend and collaborator Bizzaro.
Lee’s venture into prestidigitation began when a friend called and asked if she would like to assist in his magic act. She was inspired by the experience, and says: “That job sucked, so I took HIS.” She has been mentored by both world-renowned Mentalist Max Maven and Illusionist Jonathan Pendragon, and is a graduate of Hollywood’s Second City.
In 2010, Lee became one of only three resident Houdini Séance Mediums at Hollywood’s Magic Castle. She is the first female magician in history to hold this position.
Lee is the only magician ever admitted into the Institute for Analytic Interviewing. Under the training of “Truth Wizard” J.J.Newbury, and alongside agents from the CIA, ATF, and Scotland Yard, Lee mastered the art of Cognitive Interview techniques, becoming a certified “Human Lie Detector”.
Lee also has a successful career in voiceover. Her voice can be heard in several videogames (God of War 4 (Sigrun the Valkyrie Queen), Star Wars Battlefront 1 and 2 (Princess Leia), Darksiders III (Envy), World of Warcraft (Lady Liadrin), and in many cartoons (DC Superhero Girls (Big Barda/Mad Harriet), Aggressive Retsuko (Kabae), Ultimate Spider-Man (Aunt May/Squirrel Girl). She is also the ‘Voice of the Magic Castle’ – the first woman and only third person to ever hold this position in the Castle’s 56-year history.
Misty currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband Paul Dini (co-creator of DC Comics character Harley Quinn) and their two rescue dogs, Pixie and The Tank.