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Jack Finney (I) (1911–1995)

Walter Braden "Jack" Finney was an American writer, mainly known for his contributions to the science-fiction genre. His most popular novels are "The Body Snatchers" (1955) and "Time and Again} (1970), although throughout his career he published nearly 50 novels that encompass the noir, thriller and comedy genres. Finney's novel "The Body Snatchers... See full bio »

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 2008 Escape to Verna (Short) (short story)
 2007/I The Invasion (novel "The Body Snatchers")
 1998 The Love Letter (TV Movie) (short story)
 1993 Body Snatchers (novel "The Body Snatchers")
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Such Interesting Neighbors (1987) ... (short story)
 1985 Maxie (novel "Marions Wall")
 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (novel "The Body Snatchers")
 1977 Dead of Night (TV Movie) (story "Second Chance" - segment "Second Chance")
 1966 Assault on a Queen (novel)
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam (novel)
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All My Clients Are Innocent (1962) ... (writer)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Points Beyond (1958) ... (story)
 1957 House of Numbers (Cosmopolitan magazine novel)
 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Collier's magazine serial)
 1955 5 Against the House (magazine story)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series) (from a story by - 1 episode)
- Time Is Just a Place (1955) ... (from a story by)
 1952 Rebound (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- It Wouldn't Be Fair ... (story)
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Was given the name John Finney at birth, but was legally renamed Walter Braden Finney at the age of three. (The renaming was to commemorate Finney's father, also named Walter, who died in 1914.) Despite the multiple names, Finney was known as Jack from birth, and continued to be called Jack by all who knew him throughout his life. See more »

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