Monday, November 24, 2008

Birthday Party for Sci-Fi Fan Forry Ackerman

The blog File 770 details the birthday party for ailing science fiction fan Forrest J Ackerman that Ray Bradbury hosted on Saturday at a bookshop in California. Forry turns 92 years old today.

According to Worlds of Tomorrow: the Amazing Universe of Science-Fiction Art (2004), Ray Bradbury once said, “Forry Ackerman is the most important fan in the universe!”

Pictured above: Forrest J Ackerman, Life magazine photo, 1951

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