John Trimble

John Trimble at Comic-Con International 2016

Convention organizer

John Trimble and his wife, Bjo, met under Forry Ackerman’s baby grand piano and have been married for 56 years. They have been fans since the early 1950s and were active in many conventions, including their own Filmcons and Equicons. Their film careers include John’s role in a fan movie, The Musquite Kid Rides Again, and Bjo’s makeup for Flesh Gordon plus as an extra in ST:TMP. Both John and Bjo are credited as being among the most influential figures in science fiction fandom.