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R.I.P. Uncle Forry

Forrest J. Ackerman passed at age 92.  Be at rest, and thank you for shaping my childhood.



December 5, 2008 - Posted by | My Life |


  1. As sick as he’s been we all knew it was coming, but that doesn’t make it any less sad to the millions whose childhoods he shaped. I had the pleasure of his company at a SF con in 1980. We chatted for an hour or so about all kinds of movies, not just horror or SF. I think he was pleasantly surprised to find someone on their early 20s who loved silent films as much as he did. I still love them, and think fondly on that day whenever I watch one.

    Comment by SirOtter | December 5, 2008 | Reply

  2. Oddly enough, I was watching his scene in The Howling about the time he passed away.

    More bad news:


    Comment by SirOtter | December 5, 2008 | Reply

  3. He will be missed.

    Comment by Ben McClellan | December 5, 2008 | Reply

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