Jack Finney

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Birthday
2, 1911
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Nov 14, 1995 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1911
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date
Nov 14, 1995 (84)

About

American author whose novels, Time and Again (1970) and The Body Snatchers (1955), became science fiction classics. The latter work was adapted into the 1956 film, Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

Before Fame

His first book, Five Against the House, focused on a casino robbery. The work became a Kim Novak film in 1955.

Trivia

The film version of The Body Snatchers was interpreted by many as a parable for soulless Communism's takeover of America.

Family Life

He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He had one son and one daughter with his wife, Marguerite.

Associated With

His 1959 novel, Assault on a Queen, about a robbery on board the RMS Queen Mary, was made into a movie starring Frank Sinatra.