Forrest J Ackerman
|Name:||Forrest J Ackerman|
|Alias(es):||Forry, Dr. Acula|
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Forrest J Ackerman was an early science fiction fan who remained active in fandom for many decades. He also wrote sf, but is better known as a fan who promoted sf and as a literary agent for sf authors. He was extremely well connected. He coined the term sci fi and is credited as the originator of costuming by wearing a hall costume at the first Worldcon. He was the founder of Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine. See Wikipedia.