Roy Horn, of Siegfried and Roy
, was critically injured when the animal lunged at his neck while performing at a Las Vegas casino.
Las Vegas illusionists Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, better known as Siegfried and Roy
, heralded the Oktoberfest season last September at the Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, where they tapped the first keg of Hofbrau Oktoberfestbier.
First, Wimbledon wannabe and Las Vegas player Wayne Mason, next the tennis legend Pancho Gonzalez, then Tony Christie the crooner, followed by Roger De Courcey with Nookie the X-rated bear and then my personal idols Siegfried and Roy
In 1995, Feld Entertainment, Ringling's corporate parent (which also owns the Disney on Ice and Siegfried and Roy
shows), established the Center for Elephant Conservation (CEC), a $5 million, 200-acre Asian elephant breeding and research facility in Polk City, Florida.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- The unfortunate news about a tiger attack during the Siegfried and Roy
show in Las Vegas has brought an outpouring of support from the famed illusionists' fellow entertainers and friends.
Together since 1957, German-born Siegfried and Roy
entertain a million a year at the Mirage with their white tigers and lions and have a lifetime contract with the hotel.
On a vacation to Las Vegas in 2000, the indictment charges, Harding used $6,200 in agency funds to pay for hotel rooms and entertainment like Siegfried and Roy
, Cirque de Soleil and a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon.
LAS VEGAS: The 49 rare white tigers being raised by illusionists Siegfried and Roy
in Las Vegas, US, are making their television debut in a bid to raise public consciousness of the plight of the endangered animals.
That seems to be the case with Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy
fame, who was badly mauled by a white tiger two years ago, and unable to walk due to a brain injury, who had "successfully completed" a treatment in a special stem cell clinic in Germany, and yet will have to go back in two-three months to continue the treatment.
The producers brought it to us with the thought that it might be an idea for Siegfried and Roy
, you know another kind of "magic," while Roy recovers.
ROY Horn, the latter half of magic act Siegfried And Roy
, is making progress after being attacked by one of the tigers used in their Vegas show a year ago.
Which brings us to NBC's upcoming animated comedy ``Father of the Pride'': Siegfried and Roy
German-born Horn, 59, was attacked by 600 lb tiger Montecore during a performance of the Siegfried and Roy
Showin Las Vegasin October.
They have known Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn for close to 30 years and started out performing in Las Vegas at the same time that Siegfried and Roy
had their first contract in Vegas.
The very rare lions were born in August in the park, where they are numbers 10 and 11 in the only breeding programme for white lions in Europe, which was founded in 1996 by the director Fritz Wurms and the illusionists Siegfried and Roy