Biography

Forrest J Ackerman (born Forrest James Ackerman; November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008) was an American magazine editor, science fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom, a leading expert on science fiction and fantasy films, and acknowledged as the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia. He was based in Los Angeles, California.

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Forrest J Ackerman (born Forrest James Ackerman; November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008) was an American magazine editor, science fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom, a leading expert on science fiction and fantasy films, and acknowledged as the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia. He was based in Los Angeles, California.

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "Forrest J Ackerman", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1916-11-24

Day of Death 2008-12-08

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Forrest James Ackerman
  • Forest J. Ackerman
  • Forrest Ackerman
  • Forry J. Ackerman
  • Forry Ackerman

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Visions from the Edge: The Art of Science Fiction as Himself
2011 Second Unit as Scary Old Man
2010 The Dead Undead as Wheelchair ZomVamp
2009 Red Velvet as Himself
2008 The Boneyard Collection as Dr. Acula
2007 Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story as Himself
2007 Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman as Himself
2007 Werewolf & The Witch
2006 Vampira: The Movie as Himself
2006 American Scary as Himself
2006 The Sci-Fi Boys as Himself
2006 Scarlet Moon as The General
2006 Jack Parsons: Jet Propelled Antichrist as Himself
2006 Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills as Himself
2005 The Naked Monster as Flustered Man
2004 Skinned Deep as Forrey
2003 Frazetta: Painting with Fire as Himself
2001 The Double-D Avenger as Museum Caretaker
2001 Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies as Himself
2001 The Vampire Hunters Club as Forry
2000 Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces as Himself
1999 Cult Movies TV (1 episode) as Himself
1999 Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania as Himself
1998 Universal Horror as Himself / Interviewee
1997 Hollywood Rated 'R' as himself
1997 Future War as Park Victim
1996 Vampirella as Club Patron (uncredited)
1995 Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold as Dracula
1995 Bikini Drive-In as Man with Insect Repellent
1995 Dinosaur Valley Girls as Acker-Man
1994 Ceremony as Sylvia's Father
1994 That Little Monster as Edward Van Groan
1994 Hollywood Goes Ape! as Himself
1993 Hard to Die as Dr. Ed Newton
1993 Dinosaur Movies
1992 Innocent Blood as Stolen Car Man
1992 Flying Saucers Over Hollywood: The 'Plan 9' Companion as Himself
1991 Hooray for Horrorwood as Himself / Host
1991 Nudist Colony of the Dead as Judge Rhinehole
1991 Shock Cinema: Volume Two as Himself
1990 The Horror Hall of Fame as Himself
1990 The Alien Within as Pool Guy
1990 My Lovely Monster as The Master
1989 Transylvania Twist as Funeral Director
1989 The Wizard of Speed and Time as Mustached Man at Garage Sale
1989 Prisoners of Gravity (2 episodes)
1989 The Laughing Dead as Corpse #1
1988 Return of the Living Dead Part II as Harvey Kramer (Special Zombie)
1988 Curse of the Queerwolf as Mr. Richardson
1988 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait as Himself
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon as U.S. President
1987 Evil Spawn as Pool Man
1987 Drive-In Madness as Himself
1987 Hollywood Dinosaur Chronicles
1986 Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors as Himself
1985 Beach Blanket Bloodbath as Doctor 1
1985 Sleazemania Strikes Back as ("Beach Blanket Bloodbath" segment)
1983 Scalps as Professor Trentwood
1983 Michael Jackson's Thriller
1982 The Aftermath as The Curator
1981 The Howling as Bookstore Customer
1976 Hollywood Boulevard as Party Guest
1973 Schlock as Man in cinema
1971 Dracula vs. Frankenstein as Dr. Beaumont
1970 Equinox as Doctor (voice) (uncredited)
1966 Queen of Blood as Farraday's Aide
1964 The Time Travelers as Square-frame technician
1948 The Winner's Circle as Man in crowd (uncredited)

Crew

1996 Vampirella Creator
1990 My Lovely Monster Additional Dialogue

Writing

1991 Hooray for Horrorwood Writer
1967 Mad Monster Party? Writer

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