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Forrest J. Ackerman Biography
Forrest J. Ackerman (also Forrest J Ackerman) (born November 24, 1916), often called "Forry" and sometimes "4e" or "4SJ," legendary, wealthy science fiction fan, minor author, actor, producer (Vampirella) and literary agent of many of the science fiction greats.

He helped found and was a life-long activist in the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society a prominent regional organization in science fiction fandom. He was personally acquainted with many mid-twentieth-century writers of science-fiction. He is most noted, however, for his extremely large and complete collection of science-fiction and memorabilia, which was maintained in a remarkable mansion known as the "Ackermansion."

Ackerman is also notable for having coined the term sci-fi by analogy with hi-fi. Although most serious science fiction fans hated the phrase, considering it gimmicky and disrespectful, it quickly gained widespread usage.

A Reference Guide to American Science Fiction Films
Forrest J Ackerman's World of Science Fiction
Famous Forrie Fotos: Over 70 Years of Ackermemories

Rainbow Fantasia: 35 Spectrumatic Tales of Wonder
Science Fiction Worlds of Forrest J. Ackerman
Best Science Fiction for 1973
Gernsback Awards 1926
The Gernsback Awards Vol. 1, 1926
Gosh! Wow! (Sense of Wonder) Science Fiction
Gosh! Wow!
Reel Future
I, Vampire: Interviews with the Undead
Ackermanthology: 65 Astonishing, Rediscovered Sci-Fi Shorts
Ackermanthology: Millennium Edition: 65 Astonishing Rediscovered Sci-Fi Shorts
Film Futures

Short stories
Nymph of Darkness
The Shortest SF Story Ever Written
A Martian Oddity
Nymph of Darkness
Earth's Lucky Day
The Record
Micro Man
Tarzan and the Golden Loin
A Martian Oddity
The Mute Question
Atoms and Stars
The Lady Takes a Powder
What an Idea!
Death Rides the Spaceways
Dwellers in the Dust
Burn Witch, Burn
The Girl Who Wasn't There
Count Down to Doom
Time to Change
And Then the Cover Was Bare
The Atomic Monument
Letter to an Angel
The Man Who Was Thirsty
The Radclyffe Effect
Cosmic Report Card: Earth
Forrest J. Ackerman Resources
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