Carl Ballantine

Carl Ballantine bio

Birth Name: Carl Ballantine

Occupation: Magician

Place Of Birth: Illinois

Date Of Birth: September 27, 1917

Date Of Death: November 3, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Carl Ballantine was born on the 27th of September, 1917. He was popular for being a Magician. Comedy magician who became Lester Gruber on the 60s sitcom McHale’s Navy.

Carl Ballantine was born in Illinois. He learned his first magic acts from a barber, but soon found himself drawing only laughs for his magic act, so he decided to emphasize for comedy his ineptness. Before his popular television act, he billed himself as The Amazing Ballantine and performed acts based less on magic than on comedy.

Carl Ballantine was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Carl Ballantine was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Carl Ballantine is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Carl Ballantine’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Carl Ballantine’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Carl Ballantine kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Carl Ballantine was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Carl Ballantine
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Carl Ballantine was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Carl Ballantine was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Carl Ballantine had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Carl Ballantine’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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