Jack Finney

1911 - 1995

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Walter Braden "Jack" Finney (born John 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Finney has received more than 217,668 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jack Finney is the 3,928th most popular writer (down from 3,664th in 2019), the 5,350th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,826th in 2019) and the 458th most popular American Writer.

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  • 18

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  • 3.40

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  • 2.72

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Among writers, Jack Finney ranks 3,928 out of 5,794. Before him are Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani, Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, Josefina Pla, Brigitte Hamann, Taslima Nasrin, and Gabriello Chiabrera. After him are Petko Slaveykov, Lydia Davis, Francis Marrash, Agnes Miegel, Robert B. Parker, and Johannes Bobrowski.

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Among people born in 1911, Jack Finney ranks 194Before him are Stan Kenton, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Jo Jones, Mutara III Rudahigwa, José Augusto Brandão, and Enric Valor i Vives. After him are Roy Eldridge, Kick Smit, Lisa Fonssagrives, Gyula Lázár, Ján Cikker, and Consalvo Sanesi. Among people deceased in 1995, Jack Finney ranks 175Before him are Shura Cherkassky, Rick Aviles, Maksim Tank, Massimo Pallottino, Koloman Gögh, and Peter van de Kamp. After him are Vladislav Listyev, Ashapurna Devi, Robert Bolt, Robert Stephens, Nicolas Slonimsky, and Robertson Davies.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Finney ranks 5,350 out of 15,968. Before him are Jack LaLanne (1914), Honus Wagner (1874), Frank J. Tipler (1947), Suzy Amis Cameron (1962), Beth Hart (1972), and Ronee Blakley (1945). After him are Lydia Davis (1947), Zendaya (1996), Mark Rolston (1956), Carter Burwell (1954), Gary Dourdan (1966), and Kevin Conway (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Jack Finney ranks 458Before him are Nathanael West (1903), C. J. Cherryh (1942), Elizabeth Strout (1956), Chester Himes (1909), Greg Bear (1951), and Lester del Rey (1915). After him are Lydia Davis (1947), Robert B. Parker (1932), Brandon Sanderson (1975), Frank Norris (1870), William Gaddis (1922), and Judith Krantz (1928).