Lance Burton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre" (1985-86), "Disney's Magic in the Magic Kingdom" (NBC, 1987-88) and "The World's Greatest Magicians... At the Magic Castle" (CBS, 1989-1990). He also appeared in "Fantasies of the Stars" (NBC, 1993-94) and "The World's Greatest Magic" (NBC, 1994-95). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Encounter" (1996-97), "The World's Greatest Magic IV" (NBC, 1997-98) and "The Art of Magic" (PBS, 1997-98). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Young Magicians' Showcase" (2000-01), "Lance Burton, Master Magician: On the Road" (Fox Family Channel, 2000-01) and "Criss Angel: Supernatural" (Syfy, 2003-04). Most recently, Burton worked on the James Franco box office smash adventure for the whole family "Oz: The Great and Powerful" (2013).