Thomas Blaine Mullica
August 19, 1948 - February 18, 2016 was an American comedy magician and impressionist who performed on television specials and appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, The World's Greatest Magic, Viva Variety and Penn & Teller's Sin City.
Mullica appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, where he performed his signature effect of the manipulation and vanishing of several cigarettes in his mouth.
He also performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and toured the United States and Canada with RED: A Performance Tribute, a Red Skelton tribute show which Mullica wrote and starred in as Skelton and his characters. RED is the only Skelton tribute show authorized by the Skelton Estate.