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Forrest J Ackerman

Forrest J Ackerman (1916 - 2008) was an American magazine editor, science fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom, a leading expert on science fiction, horror and fantasy films and acknowledged as the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia. During his career as a literary agent, Ackerman represented such science fiction authors as Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, A.E. Van Vogt, Curt Siodmak and L. Ron Hubbard. He was, for over seven decades,...See more