Ackerman, Forrest

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Ackerman, Forrest Gender: M
Forrest James Ackerman
born on 24 November 1916 at 06:22 (= 06:22 AM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°00' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°47 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 28°34'

Forrest Ackerman
photo: Alan Light, license cc-by-2.0


American collector of science fiction books and movie memorabilia and a science fiction fan. He was, for over seven decades, one of science fiction's staunchest spokesmen and promoters.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

The biography The Forrest J Ackerman Oeuvre: A Comprehensive Catalogue of the Fiction (2012) by Christopher M. O'Brien and Dennis Billows quotes on page 15 from the birth certificate, information supplied by Paul Davids. Sy Scholfield pointed to this biography.


  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (SF magazine editor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (collector of SF books and memorabilia)