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Forrest J. Ackerman

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.

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Nov 24, 1916 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Winner's Circle 1948-06-08
Latest Project:
Movie Charles Beaumont: The Short Life of Twilight Zone's Magic Man 2022
Known For
Poster of Prisoners of Gravity
Poster of Return of the Living Dead Part II
Poster of Curse of the Queerwolf
Poster of Michael Jackson's Thriller
Movie Charles Beaumont: The Short Life of Twilight Zone's Magic Man Self 2022
Movie Visions from the Edge: The Art of Science Fiction Himself 2022
Movie The Life After Death Project Self 2013-05-15
Movie Into the Zone: The Story of the Cacophony Society Unknown 2012-10-29
Movie Second Unit Scary Old Man 2011-01-31
Movie The Dead Undead Wheelchair ZomVamp 2010-05-13
Movie Red Velvet Himself 2009-08-28
Movie The Boneyard Collection Dr. Acula 2008-01-01
Movie Werewolf & The Witch Unknown 2007-01-01
Movie Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself 2007-05-16
Movie Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story Himself 2007-11-08
Movie Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills Himself 2006-01-01
Movie Jack Parsons: Jet Propelled Antichrist Himself 2006-01-01
Movie Scarlet Moon The General 2006-01-02
Movie The Sci-Fi Boys Self 2006-04-27
Movie Vampira: The Movie Himself 2006-10-31
Movie American Scary Himself 2006-10-21
Movie Working with a Master: John Landis Himself 2006-06-27
Movie Ringers - Lord of the Fans 2005-01-21
Movie The Naked Monster Flustered Man 2005-04-22
Movie Skinned Deep Forrey 2004-02-14
Movie Frazetta: Painting with Fire Himself 2003-01-01
Movie The Vampire Hunters Club Forry 2001-02-01
Movie Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies Himself 2001-04-02
Movie The Double-D Avenger Museum Caretaker 2001-09-17
Movie Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces Himself 2000-10-24
Series Cult Movies TV Himself 1999-01-02
Movie Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania Himself 1999-01-01
Movie Keepers of the Frame Himself 1999-03-01
Movie Universal Horror Self - Interviewee 1998-10-08
Movie Future War Park Victim 1997-01-28
Movie Hollywood Rated 'R' himself 1997-06-19
Movie Vampirella Club Patron (uncredited) 1996-09-28
Movie Dinosaur Valley Girls Acker-Man 1995-01-01
Movie Lon Chaney: Son of a Thousand Faces Self 1995-10-25
Movie Bikini Drive-In Man with Insect Repellent 1995-01-01
Movie Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold Dracula 1995-01-01
Movie Hollywood Goes Ape! Himself 1994-01-01
Movie That Little Monster Edward Van Groan 1994-04-19
Movie Ceremony Sylvia's Father 1994-06-04
Movie Dinosaur Movies Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Flying Saucers Over Hollywood: The 'Plan 9' Companion Himself 1992-01-01
Movie Innocent Blood Stolen Car Man 1992-09-25
Movie Shock Cinema: Volume Two Himself 1991-01-01
Movie Hooray for Horrorwood Himself / Host 1991-11-15
Movie Nudist Colony of the Dead Judge Rhinehole 1991-08-05
Movie My Lovely Monster The Master 1990-01-01
Movie The Alien Within Pool Guy 1990-01-01
Movie Hard to Die Dr. Ed Newton 1990-01-01
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame Himself 1990-09-30
Movie The Laughing Dead Corpse #1 1989-01-01
Series Prisoners of Gravity Unknown 1989-08-21
Movie The Wizard of Speed and Time Mustached Man at Garage Sale 1989-09-01
Movie My Mom's a Werewolf Boris Faroff 1989-11-11
Movie Transylvania Twist Funeral Director 1989-10-01
Movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait Himself 1988-01-01
Movie Curse of the Queerwolf Mr. Richardson 1988-01-01
Movie Return of the Living Dead Part II Harvey Kramer (Special Zombie) 1988-01-15
Movie Drive-In Madness Himself 1987-01-02
Movie Hollywood Dinosaur Chronicles Unknown 1987-01-01
Movie Evil Spawn Pool Man 1987-09-01
Movie Amazon Women on the Moon U.S. President 1987-09-18
Movie Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors Himself 1986-01-01
Movie Lugosi: The Forgotten King Host / Narrator 1985-01-01
Movie Beach Blanket Bloodbath Doctor 1 1985-01-01
Movie Sleazemania Strikes Back ("Beach Blanket Bloodbath" segment) 1985-01-01
Movie Michael Jackson's Thriller Man in Movie Theater (uncredited) 1983-11-14
Movie Scalps Professor Trentwood 1983-12-03
Movie The Aftermath The Curator 1982-01-01
Movie The Howling Bookstore Customer 1981-01-21
Movie Hollywood Boulevard Party Guest 1976-04-25
Movie Schlock Man in cinema 1973-03-01
Movie Dracula vs. Frankenstein Dr. Beaumont 1971-09-20
Movie Equinox Doctor (voice) (uncredited) 1970-10-01
Movie Queen of Blood Farraday's Aide 1966-03-01
Movie The Time Travelers Square-Frame Technician 1964-10-29
Movie The Winner's Circle Man in crowd (uncredited) 1948-06-08