Man with the X-Ray Eyes, The

Showbiz nickname of Kuda Bux (real name: Khudah Bukhsh), a popular mind reader/magician who starred in his own series KUDA BUX, HINDU MYSTIC/CBS/1950.


Hailing from Kashmir, India, Kuda Bux did a specialty act while blindfolded with bandages, tin foil or lead. He then proceeded to “see through them” and performed such inordinate feats as hitting bulls eyes, threading needles, etc., thus living up to his nickname “The Man with the X-Ray Eyes.”

Born: on February 17, 1905, Kuda Bux died on February 5, 1981. He was 75.


Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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