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Forrest J Ackerman is a Actor and Writer American born on 24 november 1916 at Los Angeles (USA)

Forrest J Ackerman

Forrest J Ackerman
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Nationality USA
Birth 24 november 1916 at Los Angeles (USA)
Death 8 december 2008 (at 92 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Forrest J Ackerman dit Mr Science Fiction (1916-2008), est un écrivain, producteur de cinéma, éditeur et scénariste américain de science-fiction et horreur. Il est reconnu pour son magazine sur les trucages des monstres dans Famous Monsters of Filmland. Il est aussi considéré comme le pionnier de la pratique du cosplay.


Forrest Ackerman étudie à l'Université de Californie à Berkeley de 1934-1935. Il travaille comme projectionniste et rentre dans l'armée américaine (US Army) de 1942-1945.

Il est le créateur du personnage de comics Vampirella.

Il était membre de Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society .

Ackerman a inspiré l'ensemble de la science-fiction américaine (Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Stephen King, Frank Darabont, John Landis...) .

Il est apparu dans un rôle secondaire dans le film de 1997, Future War.

Usually with

John Landis
John Landis
(5 films)
Rick Baker
Rick Baker
(5 films)
Jim Wynorski
Jim Wynorski
(3 films)
Ted Newsom
Ted Newsom
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Forrest J Ackerman (35 films)

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Ceremony (2010)
, 1h29
Directed by Max Winkler
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film
Actors Uma Thurman, Michael Angarano, Lee Pace, Forrest J Ackerman, Rebecca Mader, Reece Thompson
Roles le père de Sylvia
Rating38% 1.9242851.9242851.9242851.9242851.924285
Sam Davis (Michael Angarano) convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker (Lee , and that his true intention is to thwart their impending nuptials. As Sam's plan begins to unravel, he is forced to realize how complicated love and friendship can be.
Red Velvet
Red Velvet (2009)
, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Henry Thomas, Kelli Garner, Natalia Baron, Eric Jungmann, Forrest J Ackerman, Michele Nordin
Roles Himself
Rating47% 2.3628152.3628152.3628152.3628152.362815
A man meets a young woman, leading to a tale wherein a man in a white suit kills everyone at a birthday party.
The Naked Monster, 1h26
Directed by Ted Newsom
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films
Actors Kenneth Tobey, Brinke Stevens, Forrest J Ackerman, John Agar, Jeanne Carmen, Robert Clarke
Roles Flustered Man
Rating52% 2.6113952.6113952.6113952.6113952.611395
A colossal series of disasters releases something monstrous from a glacier. Strange disappearances in a small California town attract the attention of a thick-headed sheriff (R.G. Wilson), his transparently uninterested scientist girlfriend (Brinke Stevens) and a visiting government agent (John Goodwin). They discover that a giant green monster is at large, the Creaturesaurus Erectus, ("He wrecked us? He nearly KILLED us!") They turn to experienced monster fighter Colonel Patrick Hendry (Kenneth Tobey), who has been locked in a government asylum for decades. With the help of other monster experts, lots of stock footage and incredibly bad special effects, humanity fights back against the "Thing from Another Time Zone".
Ringers: Lord of the Fans
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Sala Baker
Roles Self
Rating61% 3.051213.051213.051213.051213.05121
Ringers : Lord of the Fans" est un documentaire long métrage qui explore la manière dont "Le Seigneur des Anneaux" a influencé la culture populaire occidentale au cours des 50 dernières années.
Skinned Deep, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Forrest J Ackerman, Warwick Davis
Roles Forrey
Rating41% 2.0583752.0583752.0583752.0583752.058375
While taking a family trip, the Rockwell family become lost on the highway. When their car gets a flat, father Phil (Eric Bennett) goes to a convenience store to find help and a strange old woman invites them to stay with her while one of her sons fixes their car. She introduces the family to her strange sons: Plates (Warwick Davis), Brain (Jason Dugre), and one whom the woman calls "Surgeon General" (Kurt Carley). When Mrs. Rockwell takes a picture of Surgeon General, he kills her. Plates starts throwing plates at Phil, who is then murdered by Surgeon General. The Rockwell children, Tina and Matthew, escape through a window and are pursued by Surgeon General and Plates. Matthew taunts Surgeon General who swipes at him and splits him in two. Tina is captured and knocked out. When she wakes up she is in a room covered in newspapers where she escapes out of a trap door. She finds a couple old bikers from part of a gang at the convenience store being served coffee by the old woman and begs for help from the family. She gets recaptured and it's assumed the gang are killed in a cutscene. Brain takes Tina to a park and shows her how to ride a motorcycle. In the end Tina manages to kill and escape the strange family, where she finds help from a policeman who turns out to be similar to the strange family.
The Double-D Avenger, 1h17
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Superhero films
Actors Haji, Raven De La Croix, Kitten Natividad, Forrest J Ackerman
Roles Museum Caretaker
Rating36% 1.8493851.8493851.8493851.8493851.849385
Après avoir découvert qu'elle était atteinte d'un cancer du sein, Chastity s'envole pour l'Amérique du Sud en quête du Crockozilla Fruit, une étrange variété de banane à même de la guérir. Certains effets secondaires lui ayant procuré une force herculéenne, elle décide de servir la justice en devenant le Double-D Avenger.
Future War
Future War (1997)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Films about music and musicians, La préhistoire, Time travel films, Animaux préhistoriques, Musical films
Actors Daniel Bernhardt, Robert Z'Dar, Mel Novak, Forrest J Ackerman, David Hasselhoff, Tom Richards
Roles Park Victim
Rating16% 0.812710.812710.812710.812710.81271
Future War begins aboard a spaceship undergoing a revolt. A man enters and activates an escape pod which travels to Earth and crashes into the Pacific Ocean. The pod contains “The Runaway,” a human slave played by Daniel Bernhardt. He is being pursued by cyborg slavers and dinosaurs that they use as “trackers.” Since he was kidnapped some time from Earth’s past, the Runaway is familiar with the English language and the King James Bible and he regards Earth as a literal heaven.
Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold, 1h24
Directed by Fred Olen Ray
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films
Actors J.J. North, Tim Abell, Stanley Livingston, Ted Newsom, Ross Hagen, John LaZar
Roles Dracula
Rating40% 2.0130152.0130152.0130152.0130152.013015
The three finalists for Plaything Magazine's "Centerfold of the Year" are Inga (Raelyn Saalman), Betty (Tammy Parks) and Angel Grace (J. J. North). During a photoshoot, Betty makes some rather scathing remarks regarding Angel's appearance. Angel becomes self-conscious, and goes to Dr. Lindstrom at his clinic. Angel had taken beauty enhancing treatments previously, but now wants to get back on the program. Though Lindstrom warns her that any additional doses could be fatal, Angel still pleads to be put back on the program. Dr. Lindstrom gives her a case with several vials, cautioning her to only take one a day. That night, Angel takes her first vial. The result of it causes her breasts to increase in size.
Hard to Die, 1h17
Directed by Jim Wynorski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Action, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Gail Harris, Toni Naples, Melissa Moore, Karen Mayo-Chandler, Forrest J Ackerman, Monique Gabrielle
Roles Dr. Ed Newton
Rating48% 2.4281552.4281552.4281552.4281552.428155
A group of women are about to experience the most horrifying night of their lives - trapped in a deserted skyscraper, with a crazed killer at their heels. Soon their innocent overtime duty becomes an action-filled evening of terror and suspense - yet they choose to defy the odds and fight back... trading fear for firepower in a high stakes, all-out fight to the death.
Braindead (1992)
, 1h44
Directed by Peter Jackson
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Timothy Balme, Elizabeth Moody, Jed Brophy, Stuart Devenie, Harry Sinclair, Forrest J Ackerman
Roles Forry
Rating74% 3.749133.749133.749133.749133.74913
In 1957, The "Sumatran Rat-Monkey" is a hybrid creature that, "according to legend", resulted from the rape of tree monkeys on Skull Island by plague-carrying rats. Stewart McAlden (Bill Ralston), an explorer returning from the depths of the island with his team, is carrying a rat-monkey in a cage and is stopped by fierce warrior natives that demand the return of the monkey. They escape to a waiting jeep, but Stewart gets bitten by the Rat-Monkey. Seeing the mark of the monkey's bite on his right hand, Stewart's men hold down the explorer and amputate it. A bite mark is then seen on his left arm, which results in the removal of that limb. Finally, they see a set of bloody scratches on Stewart's forehead and kill him. The captured rat-monkey is shipped to Wellington Zoo in New Zealand.
Innocent Blood, 1h52
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Mafia films, Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, Gangster films
Actors Anne Parillaud, David Proval, Chazz Palminteri, Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Loggia, Tony Sirico
Roles Stolen Car Man
Rating61% 3.099043.099043.099043.099043.09904
Marie (Anne Parillaud) is a very appealing modern-day vampire in Pittsburgh, with a moral code that limits her bloodsucking to the criminal elements of society. After feasting on mafioso Tony (Chazz Palminteri), she shoots him in the head with a shotgun to cover up the bite marks on his neck and to prevent him from coming back as a vampire. Undercover cop Joseph Gennaro (Anthony LaPaglia) visits the crime scene, but is taken off his assignment of infiltrating the crime family of Salvatore 'The Shark' Macelli (Robert Loggia) and put into protective custody by District Attorney Sinclair (Angela Bassett) for being witnessed at the crime scene by the media.