Fabian, Nicholas (Nick)19-- Faith, Don 1963 Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba children: Elizabeth and Thomas First interested in magic at age 7 Moved to Nova Scotia in 1998 First magician to escape from the inside of a welded and locked shut oil drum submerged to the bottom of the ocean with no As of Oct 29/2006- has 45 aerial straight jacket escapes to his credit/ 9 with the trapeze ropes on fire. Largest illusion and escape show in the Atlantic provinces. Farquhar, Shawn19-- - Illusionist, corporate entertainer, close-up performer Expert, Shawn has performed world wide Awards: 1992 - Pacific Coast Gold Medal Champions 1991 - Pacific Coast Gold Medal Champions 1991 - Rising Star of Magic (Mystic Craig Award), Society of American Magicians Member - I.B.M., S.A.M., C.A.M., Magic Castle Performs magic, consults and appeared in dozens of television series, movies of the week and major motion- Finn, Derick19-- -
Fisher, Mike 1972
(see also Amazing Corbin, The) b.p. Tillsonburg, Ontario Member: I.B.M., #63583R, I.B.M. Ring 265 London Ontario, C.A.M. Currently (Dec.2005) V.P. London Magicians Ring 235 Featured on The New Pl (local TV station) 5 times, 25 newspaper appearances in 6 different newspapers Interested in magic as a child after receiving magic kits and joke Mike currently volunteers his time facilitating a young magicians club at the St. Thomas Public Library, for about 2 years (2005). He also volunteers shows, workshops and presentations for disadvanaged and challenged children. Mike writes about the young magicians club in the C.A.M. Newsletter. (submitted December 10, 2005) Ford, Ron19-- -
Forget, Richard 19--
Richard Forget is a magician with a show that places him at the forefront of the magic world. Richard's signature act, An Urban Phantasy has garnered many awards. Richard has performed in Canada, the U.S.A., Europe and Asia as well as on live television in front of 2001 - International Brotherhood of Magicians jury and 2001 - Society of American Magicians jury and People's 2001 - International Battle of Magicians jury and People's Choice Champion, (No Magician has ever won all three competitions in one year) 2001 - Silver Lion Award - China 1999 - Mystic Craig Award - America 1999 - Gold IBM Magic Competition - Finalist Forrester, Stephen 1961 - Won awards in magic contests including Western- regionals in Spokane (1979), Great Falls (1982) and Calgary (1983). In 1985 received teacher's certificate- and published The Art Of Street Magic (1989). Performed on Television and made magic video - in Hawaii (1991). His Bibliography of Magic- Classics (1993) came out in 1998 and he appeared - in a video with Mae Moore. In 2000, his Annotated Discovery of Witchcraft - Booke XIII appeared. As of 2001, he has worked- 19 years of Sunday nights doing table magic at the Japanese Village restaurant and is listed in - Stan Allan's Magic Magazine under "Who's Where". He has published over 60 articles in magic- magazines to date and hopes to convert his - 4, 500+ magic book collection into a Canadian- Fournier, Adrian 19-- Professional magician for seven years Started performing in festivals and children's birthday October 1998, joined Claude Haggerty Illusion Show and travelled for two years with the show. Currently performs at festivals, children's birthday (submitted May 23, 2003 by Adrian Fournier with thanks)
Freeman, Paul Matthew 19-- - 1988
In 1988 over the skies of Lockerbie Scotland,
Pan-Am Flight 101 exploded, taking with it-
one of Canada's newest upcoming stars.
Paul Matthew Freeman often performed summer-
gigs at Canada's Wonderland and also traveled and
performed for two years with the American Troupe,
Landis & Company. He was one of two Canadians
aboard that disastrous flight. He had been living and
studying the arts in London England and was on
his way home for Christmas with his Fiancee at the
time. He had just signed for his first major movie
role when the bombing took place. Paul had already
performed in a few American movies at that point,
the most well known would have been Superman IV
where he had a small speaking part.
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Frewin, Greg 1967 B. May 21, 1967 (Approx 5:00PM) Greg Frewin has appeared in countries around the world, including a command performance for Prince Ranier in Monte Carlo. Greg has performed on many television shows including World's Greatest Magic I, Champions of magic and many others. He has made his own television special, a one hour show on a Holland America Cruise Greg won first place at I.B.M., S.A.M. and FISM for his Greg was the first to be awarded the Magician of The year by the Canadian Association Of Magicians He has appeared on stages throughout Las Vegas His latest project (Jan 2005) is his magic complex which will be located in Niagara Falls Ontario which will house a theatre, restaurant and bar and disply some of his exotic cats. Scheduled to open April 2005.
Furney, Hugo 19-- - Hugo Furney is a legend in Southern Ontario magic circles having helped out countless young magicians including Doug Henning. Hugo is an experienced performer having entertained in the Niagara area for over 45 years. He played Merlin at Henry VIII Banquets at the Buttery Theatre Restaurant in Niagara-on-The-Lake and was the first resident magician at the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame in Niagara Falls Ontario. Hugo is member of I.B.M. Ring 12 Buffalo, Ring 49 Hamilton, Ring 294 Fonthill and is Order of Merlin. He is a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Past President Thorold Jaycees and Lifetime JCI Senator. Hugo was Editor/Publisher of the Thorold News, one of the first Newspapers to be produced on computers using Desktop Publishing (Pagemaker). Computer wise, he is a member of the NAMUG club, the Niagara region users grop and currently puts out their newsletter. Hugo has 6 children and 12 grandchildren, likes fishing, has a bass boat but can't seem to find the time to use it. He volunteers at the MacKenzie Print Museum in Queenston, Ontario helping out once in a while to give regular staff a day off. He has worked in the printing industry for over 40 years, starting after school, then attending Western University, Graduating in Journalism in 1952. Hugo has seen many changes in the printing industry and has set type by hand, linotype and then computer.