Fred Culpitt

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Birthday
9, 1877
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 8, 1944 (67)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1877
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 8, 1944 (67)

About

The first British magician to have his own regular television gig.

Before Fame

He got his big break when the famous Chinese-style magician, Chung Ling Soo booked him on a tour of Australia.

Trivia

When the BBC started regular programming, they turned to Culpitt to provide some of the content.

Family Life

His parents wanted him to go into government and even arranged a job for him, but he decided to pursue magic instead.

Associated With

David Copperfield performed a more modern variation on the Bathing Beauty trick that Culpitt invented.