Frank Kelly Freas

(27 August 1922 – 2 January 2005)

Frank Kelly Freas was one of the major SF artists of the post-war period, active from the early 50s to the late 90s. He was married to Polly Freas until her death and later married Laura Freas.

He was GoH at Torcon III in 2003, but was unable to attend.

His major markets included Astounding Science Fiction, Mad Magazine, many book publishers including the entire Laser line. Freas was the first person to receive ten Hugo awards and was nominated 20 times.

Hugos: Best Professional Artist in 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, and 1976.

Other Awards, Honors and GoHships:

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