Jack Finney

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Jack Finney Biography

Jack Finney (October 2, 1911 – November 14, 1995) was an American author. His best-known works are science fiction and thrillers, including The Body Snatchers and Time and Again.

Finney was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and given the name John Finney. After his father died when he was three years old, he was renamed Walter Braden Finney in honor of his father, but continued to be known as "Jack" throughout his life. He attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. He married Marguerite Guest and they had two children, Kenneth and Marguerite. After living in New York City and working for an advertising agency there, he moved with his family to California in the early 1950s. He lived in Mill Valley, California, and died of pneumonia and emphysema in Greenbrae, California. Read Full Bio >>


Jack Finney Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
1979 Hugo Awards Best Dramatic Presentation Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978). Nominated


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  • Simon Hunter and Jack Finney

    "Mutant Chronicles" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

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    "Mutant Chronicles" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

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