Colin Fry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Colin Fry
BornColin Fry
(1962-05-19) 19 May 1962 (age 51)
Sussex, England
OccupationTelevision personality, psychic medium
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Colin Fry
BornColin Fry
(1962-05-19) 19 May 1962 (age 51)
Sussex, England
OccupationTelevision personality, psychic medium

Colin Fry (born 19 May 1962) is an English television personality, entertainer, who purports to be a psychic medium. His critics assert that he has no paranormal powers and merely uses basic cold reading techniques.[1] In 1992 he was caught seemingly using deception during a séance.[2]

Television career[edit]

Colin Fry has hosted a number of television programmes dealing with the supernatural, including Most Haunted, Psychic Private Eyes and 6ixth Sense with Colin Fry, produced by Living TV. The nature of the presented entertainment has numerous critics who assert that he has no paranormal powers and merely uses basic cold reading techniques.[1] Psychic Private Eyes on the Zone Reality channel co-stars fellow psychics Tracy Higgs and Tony Stockwell and purports to conduct "real life psychic investigations into baffling murders and disappearances".[3]

Controversy[edit]

Fry, who at one time performed under the stage name of "Lincoln", was exposed in 1992 when during a séance the lights were unexpectedly turned on and he was seen holding a spirit trumpet in the air, which the audience had been led to believe was being levitated by spiritual energy.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Fry lives with his partner, Michael, and their three dogs in Sussex. He is an avid collector of antique clocks and watches, and is highly active in children's and AIDS charities.[4]He is also a supporter of the Liberal Democrats.[5]

References[edit]

External links[edit]