Ricky Jay

Movie Blog: 'Deceptive Practice' Pulls Passion From Magic History Some people are straight-up intoxicating to listen to when they talk about what they love. Ricky Jay is one of those people. He's an American actor and sleight-of-hand master whom you might recognized due to a card trick -- one in which he goes all Gambit-like, flicking cards with enough force that they slice into the tough rind of a watermelon.