William Bond Warren was born on April 26, 1943, in North Bend, Oregon and died on October 7, 2016.
He was better known as Bill Warren.
He was an American film historian, critic and one of the leading authorities on science fiction, horror and fantasy films.
He grew up in Gardiner, on the Umpqua River.
Bill became interested in science fiction films after seeing The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), during their first boom period in the 1950s.
After discovering Famous Monsters of Filmland with its first issues, he received regular acknowledgments and thanks as a contributor throughout the early years of the magazine, along with Don Glut, Eric Hoffman, and Mark Thomas McGee.
After completing Reedsport High School, he graduated from the University of Oregon, in Eugene, Oregon.
Bill Warren passed away at 73 years old.