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Chris Frings

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Dr. Christopher S. Frings
BornChristopher Stanton Frings
August 10, 1940
Birmingham, Alabama
DiedJuly 03, 2008 (age 67)

Chris Frings (1940-2008) taught magic for adults and children at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and performed at schools, conventions and hospitality suites.


He graduated from the University of Alabama and received a Ph.D. in Clinical Chemistry from Purdue University. He was Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology at a clinical laboratories for twenty years before becoming a full-time consultant in 1987.

Many of his effects were published in Genii from 1980 to 1983.

Awards and honors

  • Named 1980-81 Magician of the Year by the Magic City Magic Club (IBM Ring 35)