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Robin Lord Taylor

The Penguin!

Robin Lord Taylor is an American film & television actor and director, known for AcceptedAnother Earth andWould You Rather. He stars in the television drama series Gotham as Oswald Cobblepot, The Penguin.

Taylor has appeared in several acclaimed television series, such as The Walking Dead, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Good Wife and Person of Interest. He had a recurring role as "Darrell, the Late Show page with the fake British accent" on Late Show with David Letterman. He played Abernathy Darwin Dunlap in Accepted. He appeared in such independent films as Would You Rather, Cold Comes the Night, and Another Earth; the last of which won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

Taylor's performance as Cobblepot has been described by Esquire as a "standout performance of the first episode…disarming and multilayered", by The Wall Street Journal as "a passionate performance ... [who] "steals the show", and as "spectacularly cast as the Penguin".

 

Robin will only be appearing on Saturday starting at Noon and all day Sunday!

Jason Mewes

Jay

Jason Mewes is most widely known as the never-silent half of the cult heroes Jay and Silent Bob, first appearing in 1994’s Clerks and moving on with the ever-growing popularity of Kevin Smith’s subsequent films Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks II, and the upcoming Mallbrats and Clerks III. He also has a small role in the second film in Smith’s True North trilogy, Yoga Hosers.

In addition to his ongoing role as the hilariously inappropriate ying to Silent Bob’s yang , the Jersey native has also appeared in a variety of indie films, television roles and video game voiceovers. To name only a few, Jason has appeared in the films Pauly Shore is Dead, National Lampoon’s TV: The Movie, Gone Baby Gone, Bitten, Breath of Hate, Silent But Deadly, Noobz, Devil’s Tower, The Last House, The Night Crew, Deet N’ Bax Save Th’ World, and Book of Fire. He has also worked on several television series, most notably Vigilante Diaries and Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. Jason has also performed several voiceover roles such as Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, the animated seriesClerks, and a brief role in the videogame Scarface. Jason can be seen in the upcoming series What Would Trejo Do with Danny Trejo. He will also appear in Shooting Clerks, Run For Roxanne, and Halloweed.

The ongoing podcast with Kevin Smith, Jay and Silent Bob Get Old, was established in February of 2007 and has continued to rise in popularity.

Kevin Smith

Silent Bob

@ThatKevinSmith is the fat guy who got thrown off the plane. He also made Clerks once.

 

Kevin will be appearing with Jason Mewes on Friday night, March 10th in a live recording of the podcast "Jay & Silent Bob Get Old"

 

The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made 
history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Clerks 2. Now  you can see them live at The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention recording their comedy podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old. 

Ranked #1 on iTunes Comedy podcasts, this is a sometimes touching, always hilarious, look 
at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze.  These limited engagements will be recorded as the stories evolve live in front of the audience, and released for free on 
www.smodcast.com.

This is what fans everywhere have been waiting for - an opportunity to see their heroes on stage doing what they love, telling stories.

 

The podcast is a seperate ticketed event from the main convention and Kevin will not appear on the convention floor.

Michael Rooker

Merle Dixon / Yondu

Michael Rooker is an American actor best known for his turn as the blue-skinned alien Yondu Udonta in 2014’s top grossing film Guardians of the Galaxy, a role he will reprise in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He is also well known as the character fans loved to hate on AMC’s worldwide hit television show The Walking Dead, Merle Dixon. Rooker is a part of Kevin Smith’s View Askew universe, appearing in the cult hit Mallrats and reprising his role as Mr. Svenning for the upcoming sequel, Mallbrats.

Rooker has thrilled fans for decades with complex portrayals of characters audiences can’t help but cheer on despite their dark personas. He made his film debut in 1986 playing the title role in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, a film based on the confessions of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. He has since appeared in numerous films including Mississippi Burning, Sea of Love, Days of Thunder, JFK, Cliffhanger, Tombstone, Rosewood, The 6th Day, Jumper, and Bolden!. Rooker also has a prolific relationship with writer/director James Gunn, appearing in the Gunn-helmed productions Slither, Super, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and the upcoming film The Belko Experiment which Gunn wrote and produced.

He has guest starred on several TV shows including Stargate SG-1, CSI: Miami, Las Vegas, JAG, Numb3rs, Law & Order, Chuck, Criminal Minds, Psych, Burn Notice, and Archer. He added his voice talents to Activision’s video game The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. Rooker’s voiceover work in video games includes Mike Harper, the lead character in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, and the villain Vikke inLollipop Chainsaw.

Rooker, who has eight brothers and sisters, was born in Jasper, Alabama and studied at the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago, where he moved with his mother and siblings at the age of thirteen, after his parents divorced.




Jeremy Bulloch

Boba Fett

In 1978, he was starring in the television comedy Series Agony (1979), which was co-written by an American called Len Richmond. It was during this series that Jeremy was asked to play a small part in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). The part, of course, was Boba Fett - proving the old theatrical saying that "there is no such thing as a small part"! Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) soon followed and Jeremy was invited to reprise the role of Boba. 

 

Since the re-release of Star Wars in 1997, the interest in the character of Boba Fett has meant that Jeremy has been invited to many sci-fi conventions and events all around the world.

Jeremy has three grown-up sons, and lives in London with his wife Maureen, and lucky black cat 'Percy'.

John Wesley Shipp

FLASH!

Emmy Award Winning Actor John Wesley Shipp is the face of The Flash! An accomplished actor, John's list of credits include starring in The Flash TV series (as Barry Allen / The Flash), Dawson's Creek (as Dawson's dad, Mitch Leery), The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter, Guiding Light, As The World Turns, Santa Barbara, One Life To Live, All My Children, Sisters, Road Rage, Fantasy Island, Human Target and more! John is also a director, whose credits include: Whittaker Bay and Palmetto Pointe. 

Lately, he can be seen on the CW's Flash as Barry Allen's Father, Henry Allen.

Theo Rossi

SOA - Juice / Luke Cage - Shades

Theo Rossi is an actor, producer and philanthropist who currently stars as ‘Shades’ on the Marvel series “Luke Cage” for Netflix. Rossi formerly played the fan favorite ‘Juan Carlos “Juice” Ortiz’ on the critically acclaimed television series “Sons of Anarchy” on FX.

Rossi formed the New York-based production company, Dos Dudes Pictures, which released its first award-winning and critically acclaimed feature film, Bad Hurt, in theaters throughout the United States in 2016. Rossi starred-in and produced, Bad Hurt, which premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival where it was among a Top 10 Audience Favorite. Bad Hurt was also awarded “Best Narrative Feature” by the Sunscreen Film Festival.
When Rossi is not working, he spends his time giving back. He founded GoGetItLIFE.com in late 2014. The brand encourages a healthy, positive lifestyle through its active online blog community and social media engagement. Go Get It LIFE also sells a line of signature apparel in which a portion of the proceeds are donated to charity, and hosts several 5K Races throughout New York City annually. http://GoGetItLIFE.com

In 2014, Rossi was featured in a Humane Society campaign focusing on education and support programs for the more than 300 million street dogs worldwide. He continues to work with the Humane Society on numerous issues and causes.

Rossi most recently starred in the Screen Gems film, “When The Bough Breaks,” and can now be seen in Marvel’s "Luke Cage" as ‘Shades’ streaming on Netflix. His next project, the untitled “Lowriders” pic from Universal and Blumhouse opposite Demian Bichir is set to release May of 2017.

 

Rose McIver

iZombie

A natural talent, with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Rose McIver is one of Hollywood's most vibrant young actresses.

McIver can currently be seen as the lead in Rob Thomas’ (Veronica Mars) series for the CW, iZombie. The supernatural crime procedural, based on the DC Comics title of the same name, centers on Liv (McIver), a medical-student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner's office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. However, with every brain she eats, she inherits the corpse's memories. With the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases to quiet the disturbing voices in her head. The show is currently in its second season.
Rose was previously seen on the Showtime critically acclaimed series, Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. She played ‘Vivian’ the daughter of Provost Barton Scully (played by Beau Bridges) and Margaret (played by Alison Janney). She also had a recurring role as ‘Tinkerbell’ in the ABC series, Once Upon A Time.
Additionally, she starred in the Lifetime movie Petals on the Wind, the sequel to the very successful movie, Flowers in the Attic.
On the big screen, Rose was last seen starring in the film Brightest Star as ‘Charlotte’ the romantic lead, opposite Chris Lowell as well as the independent film Blinder as the female lead opposite Jack Thompson and Anna Hutchinson.
McIver is most known for her starring role in the multi-award winning Dreamworks film The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson and starring opposite Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz.

She is based in Los Angeles, but often goes back to New Zealand, which she also considers home.



Malcolm Goodwin

iZombie - Babineaux

Malcolm Goodwin is an actor, director, and producer known for “American Gangster”, “Leatherheads”, and “Mississippi Damned”. Malcolm was unforgettable as ‘Shea Daniels’ on A&E’s “Breakout Kings”. Malcolm also has guest starred on: “True Blood”, “House of Cards”, “Bones”, “Blue Bloods”, “Elementary”, and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Malcolm is currently cast as ‘Detective Clive Babineaux’ on CW’s newest hit series, “iZombie”

Sean Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy

Actor and writer Sean Gunn is best known for his role on Gilmore Girls as the quirky Kirk Gleason. Sean’s first film was in Troma Films’ Tromeo and Juliet where he played Sammy Capulet. He’s worked alongside his brother, writer and director James Gunn, on The Specials, Super, the video game Lollipop Chainsaw, and he provided motion capture for numerous roles as well as portraying Kraglin in the Marvel Universe film Guardians of the Galaxy. Sean will reprise his role as Kraglin for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Sean’s gone on to have roles on shows such as Any Day Now, Brutally Normal, Angel, Inside Schwartz, DAG, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Going to California, Yes, Dear, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, October Road, Glee, Bunheads, and Bones. Sean’s film credits include Stricken, The Auteur Theory, Pearl Harbor, Jesus, Mary and Joey, Pants on Fire, The Giant Mechanical Man, Who the F is Buddy Applebaum, and The Education of Eddie and Mortimer. He will also appear in Po, Absolute Peril, Geezer, and The Belko Experiment.

Seth Gilliam

Teen Wolf / TWD

Walking Dead fans will recognize Seth Gilliam for his memorable role as ‘Father Gabriel Stokes’ – one of the current Alexandria-based survivors. Others may recognize him as ‘Dr. Alan Deaton’ on MTV’s hit series “Teen Wolf”, or ‘Sgt. Ellis Carver’ on “The Wire”. Seth has also appeared in such TV series as “The Good Wife”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, “Law & Order: Trial by Jury”, and “Oz” (as ‘Clayton Hughes’). In cinema – genre fans will remember Seth for his role as ‘Sugar Watkins’ in the 1997 cult classic “Starship Troopers”. He can also be seen in such films as “Courage Under Fire”, “Did You Hear About the Morgan’s?”, “Tar”, and “Personal Velocity: Three Portraits”.

Gates McFadden

Beverly Crusher - TNG

Cheryl Gates McFadden usually credited as Gates McFadden, is an American actress and choreographer. She is best known for portraying the character of Dr. Beverly Crusher in the Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) television series and subsequent films.

In 1987, McFadden was cast as Dr. Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. The Crusher character was slated to be Captain Jean-Luc Picard's love interest, and this aspect of the character is what attracted McFadden to the role.

Highlights for her character included The High Ground, where Dr. Crusher is kidnapped by terrorists; Remember Me, in which she becomes trapped in an alternate reality where her loved ones start to disappear; The Host, which features a romance between the Doctor and a man with a big secret; 'suspicions, in which Dr. Crusher risking her career to solve the murder of a scientist; 'sub Rosa, where Dr. Crusher becomes the next victim of her grandmother's seductive ghost; and Attached, where Picard and Crusher become telepathically linked as prisoners and learn their true feeling for one another. McFadden reprised her role for all four TNG movies and also provided her voice for PC games Star Trek: A Final Unity and Star Trek Generations. McFadden also directed the TNG episode Genesis and choreographed the dance routine in Data's Day.

 



Aly Michalka

iZombie - Peyton

Aly Michalka has appeared in the films EASY A, BANDSLAM, SEQUOIA and WEEPAH WAY FOR NOW, among others. Her television credits include iZOMBIE, HELLCATS, and TWO AND A HALF MEN. In addition to singing and songwriting, Ms. Michalka is an accomplished musician, playing guitar and piano. As a member of Aly & AJ, she released two hit albums with Hollywood Records, helping Ms. Michalka and her sister AJ become platinum-selling recording artists. In 2006, Aly & AJ were nominated for their first American Music Award. They have written all of the songs on their two hit records, and their holiday release ACOUSTIC HEARTS OF WINTER was one of the best-selling Christmas albums of 2006. Their hit single, POTENTIAL BREAKUP SONG, was noted in Time Magazine as one of the Top 10 Songs of the Year for 2007 and has been RIAA certified with sales of more than one million downloads. The music video for the single has scored over 60 million views on Youtube.

Kel Mitchell

All That!

Two-time Emmy Award-nominated Kel Mitchell stars as Double G, an impulsive and unpredictable billionaire rapper. He becomes a business partner in Babe and Kenzie’s gaming company and with their help rediscovers his love for games. Hailing from the Windy City of Chicago, Ill., Mitchell began his acting career at a young age and won several awards for his career for the Nickelodeon breakout hits “All That” and “Kenan and Kel.” Recently, Mitchell began doing standup comedy, and is on a nationwide tour preparing for his one-hour special. Mitchell’s voiceover credits include voicing “Jay Jay” on the Nicktoon’s series Wild Grinders, and “Tiny Pea” on the cartoon series VeggieTales. Other acting credits include TRU TV’s Friends of the People, Cartoon Network’s Loiter Squad, TV One’s Love That Girl Disney’s Liv & Maddie and the Nickelodeon series Sam & Cat and The Thundermans. Mitchell has written and directed a faith-based anti-bullying film, and has also directed several music videos.

Claudia Christian

Babylon 5

Claudia Christian has been in the film and television business as a performer for over 30 years. She has starred in over 50 films and hundreds of hours of television. Sci -fi fans around the world know her from her work on the Hugo award winning show Babylon 5 where she portrayed the complex Commander Susan Ivanova.
She is the author of two autobiographical books; “My Life with Freaks and Geeks”(2010) and “Babylon Confidential” (2012) and the sci-fi novel “Wolf’s Empire” (2016).
Claudia continues to work in TV and film and lends her distinctive voice to the award winning Anne Manx series, Disney’s Atlantis and some of the biggest games in the world including SkyRim, Guild Wars 2, World of Warcraft , StarCraft, Halo and Fallout 4.
She recently signed the contract for Book 2 in the Wolf’s Empire saga and is working on another new book series with her writing partner Morgan Grant Buchanan.

Bruce Boxleitner

Tron / Babylon 5

In 1982, Boxleitner was cast as the title role in Disney's cult film TRON which garnered him science fiction fans worldwide. However, it was in Boxleitner's four-year run for CBS's 'Scarecrow and Mrs. King', starring opposite Kate Jackson, which endeared him to fans everywhere and made him a household name. In 1994, Boxleitner joined the cast of the popular TV series Babylon 5 as John Sheridan, President of the Interstellar Alliance, a war hero-turned-diplomat at the helm of Earth Alliance Space Station in the year 2259. The show aired for five seasons.

Boxleitner most recently starred with Jeff Bridges in TRON: Legacy, the popular motion picture sequel to TRON. The cast includes Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde. In addition, Boxleitner reprised his role in TRON: Uprising on Disney's XD TV network, his first animated TV series. The multi-talented cast includes Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Lance Henriksen, and Paul Reubens. The original TRON recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.

 

 



Diamond Dallas Page

Wrestling Superstar!

Dallas Page, better known by his ring name Diamond Dallas Page (DDP), is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, fitness instructor, motivational speaker and actor. In the course of his wrestling career, which spanned two decades, Page has wrestled for mainstream wrestling promotions World Championship Wrestling, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE),and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Dallas first broke into the wrestling business in 1988, as a manager in the American Wrestling Association, where he worked for nine months before signing with WCW in 1991. Over a decade in WCW, Page became a three-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, two-time WCW United States Heavyweight Champion, four-time WCW World Tag Team Champion and one-time WCW World Television Champion. He is the fourth WCW Triple Crown Champion, and the only United States Heavyweight Champion to defend the title in a pay-per-view main event, defeating Bret Hart at World War 3 1998.


Ming Chen

Comic Book Men

Ming Chen’s road to the Stash all began in 1995, when the college student, video store employee, and Kevin Smith follower developed a fan website based on the movie Clerks. Smith, who appreciated Chen’s work, reached out and asked him to create the Web site for his production company, View Askew Productions. Fifteen years later, not only does Chen continue to work on all of Smith’s online projects, but he has also ventured into several other areas within the Kevin Smith empire, most recently hosting a weekly podcast called I Sell Comics! with Michael Zapcic on Smith’s radio network, S.I.R.!: SModcast Internet Radio. Chen is not only the technical expert for The Stash, but he is also the perfect person to send out to do the jobs no one else wants to do. He takes it all with a smile, and is happy to be a part of the team.

Mike Zapcic

Comic Book Men

Michael Zapcic has an encyclopedic knowledge of every issue of every comic known to man. If you are looking for a rare Marvel back issue, or you want to know in which episode an obscure character first appeared, Mike is your guy. Zapcic began his career at Secret Stash in 2000 and is still in awe that he is able to make a living doing something he is so passionate about. In addition to helping Walt run Secret Stash, Zapcic hosts a weekly podcast called I Sell Comics!, with Ming Chen, on Kevin Smith’s radio network, S.I.R.!: SModcast Internet Radio. Zapcic, who resides in Long Branch, New Jersey, met and married his beautiful wife, Julia, after she noticed him reading a copy of Wizard: The Magazine of Comics. Together they have two boys, Mitch and Daniel.

Bryan Johnson

Comic Book Men

Ever since 1995 when he accepted employment as the View Askew receptionist, Bryan Johnson has worn as many hats as longtime friend Kevin Smith has tossed his way.

Involved in his films since Kevin based the iconic “Randal” character from Clerks on him, Johnson has gone on to appear in Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back as well as lend his voice to the character of “Steve-Dave” in Clerks: The Animated Series.

Johnson also wrote, directed, and starred in the film Vulgar. In 2000, Vulgar premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival where it was picked up for distribution by Lion’s Gate Entertainment. Johnson has penned several comic book series including IDW publishing’s Karney and War of the Undead as well as Dynamite Entertainment’s CryptoZoic Man.

Currently Johnson hosts the popular “Tell ‘Em Steve-Dave” podcast with Walt Flanagan and Brian Quinn of TRUTV’s Impractical Jokers. In 2010, Tell ‘Em Steve-Dave won two Podcast Awards: People’s Choice and Best Comedy as well as being named Best of 2010 Audio Podcast by iTunes. In 2012 the show took home the win for Best Entertainment and Pop Culture audio podcast at the Stitcher awards.



Carlos Alazraqui

Rocko's Modern Life

Carlos Alazraqui is the “World’s 1,247th Most Interesting Man” Currently Carlos is the breakout voice of El Chupacabra in the Disney Toons Film, “Planes.” El Chu will also be appearing in the Planes sequel coming out July 2014.

Starting out as a stand up Comic and winning the San Francisco Comedy Competition in 1993 and then moving to Los Angeles to start his voice over career as the voice of Rocko, on Nickelodeon’s “Rocko’s Modern Life”. Soon after he was Mr. Weed on Family Guy and then on to The Taco Bell Chihuahua. On camera Carlos is best known for his super accurate portrayal of law enforcement officer, James Garcia on Comedy Central’s “Reno 911!”. Since then Carlos has guested on CSI, Pushing Daisies, Big TIme Rush, Las Vegas, and appeared as Nestor in both “Happy Feet” and “Happy Feet 2.”

Bill Hargreaves

IG88

William Robert Hargreaves, was born 24th July 1954. His full time career in the film industry began on "Alien" as a prop maker in 1978. Then he went on to "The Empire Strikes Back" in 1979 as supervising prop maker with only two others in his department.  Many memorable characters like IG-88, B’omarr Monk and EV-9D9 and many others from the Star Wars Galaxy were created by Bill and his team at Elstree Studios.

Following ESB Bill worked on "American Werewolf in London" in 1980, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" 1981, then back to building droids in 1982 on "Return of the Jedi,” known then as "Revenge of the Jedi." Bill has been very lucky to have had a long and varied and very happy career on many great productions, his last being in 2014 on "Edge of Tomorrow" starring Tom Cruise. 

Charles Martinet

Voice of Mario / Luigi

Charles' voice is heard in millions of homes around the world as the voice of Mario, Wario, Luigi, Donkey Kong and now the voice of Baby Mario in Nintendo 64 games.
Charles is the voice of the Cat and Yertle the Turtle in The Cat in the Hat series by Broderbund.
You'll hear Charle's voice in many video games and CD Roms, including Reader Rabbit in English, Spanish and French. You'll recognize his voice from Carmen San Diego as well as in action games of Star Wars, Slave Zero, Uprising, Surf n' Destroy, Space Quest as well as others.
Charles is the signature voice of Leapfrog! "Ribbit Ribbit, Let's Play!" You can hear his voice in over 25 educational games and toys including The Space Shuttle, National Geographic Animals and the ABC Schoolbus.

Jake The Snake Roberts

Wrestling Superstar

Roberts is best known for his two stints in the World Wrestling Federation (later called WWE); the first between 1986 and 1992, and the second between 1996 and 1997. He wrestled in the National Wrestling Alliance in 1983, World Championship Wrestling in 1992, and the Mexico-based Asistencia Asesoría y Administración between 1993 and 1994 and again in 1997. He appeared in Extreme Championship Wrestling during the summer of 1997 and made appearances for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2006 through 2008.

Throughout his career he was known for his intense and cerebral promos, his dark charisma, his extensive use of psychology in his matches and his use of the DDT finishing move, which was named the "coolest" maneuver of all time by WWE. He often brought  snakes into the ring, most famously a python named Damien. Roberts was also one of the subjects of the 1999 documentary film Beyond the Mat. In 2012, Roberts moved in with fellow wrestler Diamond Dallas Page to seek help in getting his life back on track following years of alcohol and drug abuse. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 5, 2014.

 



Tim Rose

Admiral Ackbar

Tim Rose was born on July 17, 1956 in Pittsfield, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and The Dark Crystal (1982).

Cathy Munroe

Zuckuss

Cathy Munroe was born as Catherine Munroe. She is an actress, known for playing Zuckuss in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Chris Parsons

4-LOM

Chris Parsons is an actor who portrayed K-3PO and 4-LOM in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back when he was 18 years old. In addition, Parsons acted as C-3PO's double and stand-in in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.

 

Tracy Lynn Cruz

Turbo / In Space Yellow

Tracy Lynn Cruz is an American actress who played Ashley Hammond the Yellow Ranger in Power Rangers Turbo II and Power Rangers in Space.  Tracy also guest-featured in two Power Rangers Lost Galaxy episodes (The Power of Pink and To the Tenth Power).  Tracy made her return to the fandom in 2016 attending San Diego Comic-Con and Power Morphicon 5.  

 



Ari Boyland

RPM - Blue

Ari Boyland (born August 10, 1987) is a New Zealand stage and television actor. He is best known for his role as KC in Cloud 9's The Tribe. He was a regular cast member in Series 1-3, along with a brief appearance in Series 5. He has played the role of Flynn McAllistair, the RPM Blue Ranger in Power Rangers RPMand voiced Vulpes in Power Rangers Samurai.

Milo Cawthorne

RPM - Green

After unsuccessfully attempting to enroll in drama school and working as a pizza delivery boy for about a year, Cawthorne landed the role of bumbling ex-cartel member Ziggy Grover, Ranger Operator Series Green, on "Power Rangers RPM" (2009), which gave him exposure to a much larger audience than what he had been used to. Following this, he returned to the stage and participated in several theatre productions, including "The History Boys" (2009) with the Peach Theatre Company, and "360" (2010) for the New Zealand International Arts Festival. He also appeared in an episode of the miniseries "Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud" (2011).

In late 2011, Cawthorne moved to Los Angeles, California to begin filming the independent horror feature "Blood Punch" (2013), which premiered at the 20th annual Austin Film Festival in October 2013 and won the Audience Award in the Dark Matters horror/thriller category. He has also appeared in several short films, including "Andy" (2011), "Mae and Ash" (2012), and "I Love L.A." (2013).

Mike Ginn

RPM - Gold

Mike Ginn is a New Zealand actor most widely known for his role on Power Rangers R.P.M as  Gem, the Gold Power Ranger. On the show, with his twin sister, Gemma, the Silver Power Ranger, the twins' favorite phrase, "it's Boom Time!" reflected their fun and overeager attitude to blowing things up, comedically uncharacteristic of a Power Ranger.

Born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Mike graduated from New Zealand's United School of Performing and Screen Arts and worked in New Zealand before moving to Los Angeles. You can also see Mike in independent films such as, Broken HallelujahMy Wedding and Other Secrets, and Blood Punch.
Mike is looking forward to his first appearance at Lexington Comic and Toy Convention.

Blake Foster

Turbo Blue

Blake's film work has included Danielle Steeles' Family Album, as well as Above Suspicion and Kids World.
When not on the big screen, Foster was making small-screen appearances on shows like Walker: Texas Ranger, the television movie The Brady Bunch in the White House as none other than Peter Brady and an appearance on the famed Beverly Hills: 90210.
Blake came in to his own as a young actor playing Justin in TURBO: A Power Rangers Movie and on FOX's Power Rangers: Turbo television series. After leaving the TURBO set, Blake stayed in television with appearances on Two of a Kind and Boy Meets World. Foster landed a role in the television film Casper Meets Wendy with Hillary Duff before making a final appearance as Justin on Power Rangers in Space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Catherine Sutherland

MMPR / Zeo - Pink

Catherine was born in Sydney, New South Wales Australia. She was a model and actress/singer/dancer in Sydney before being brought over to Los Angeles for the series, "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" in 1993 to play Katherine "Kat" Hillard the Pink Power Ranger. She went continued through 2 more seasons Power Rangers Zeo and Power Rangers Turbo as well as the Turbo movie! This will be Kat's sixth year with us in Lexington and we are thrilled that she will once again be joining us! - She is one of only 3 guests who has never missed a con with us!

Nakia Burrise

Zeo / Turbo - Yellow

Nakia booked her first role as a series regular on Power Rangers, as Tanya Sloan, the yellow ranger; while simultaneously recording her first pop album with her singing group. After Power Rangers Nakia, continued her successful path of performance in both film and television. She played an array of characters in such shows as Samantha Who, Boston Legal, Nash Bridges, Moesha, Smart Guy and the list goes on. She just completed production on a sitcom pilot that she wrote, produced and starred in titled,Crazy Daze.

Kevin Duhaney

Dino Thunder - Blue

Kevin Duhaney is a very well know Canadian film, television & voice actor. He has over 30 television & film credits to date with 25 years of experience. He began acting at the tender age of 4 and is best known for his roles in Power Rangers Dino Thunder, Total Drama Island, Four Brothers, Half Baked, Honey & Treed Murray just to name a few. Now at the age of 29 he is in the prime of his career and ready to take the next big step to reach his full potential & success in the film industry

Jeff Parazzo

Dino Thunder - White

In 2003 Jeff was cast as the white Power Ranger (Trent Fernandez) in the kids hit TV show Power Rangers Dino Thunder. Which was produced in Auckland New Zealand where Jeff spent close to a year filming. He later voiced Tommy Oliver/Black Brachio Ranger in the Power Rangers: SPD team up episode "Wormhole". In 2006, Jeff was cast in Shoot Em Up starring Clive Owen and Monica Bellucci and a few months after was cast for a leading role in the Canadian independent film, Late Fragment with Lauren Lee Smith and Peter Macneill.

 

 



Brian O'Halloran

Clerks

Brian O’Halloran, first-generation American son of Irish immigrants, was born in New York and moved to New Jersey at the age of 10. He discovered his love for acting at age 15, and became active in theater in high school and college.

In 1994 he appeared in Kevin Smith’s Clerks, but continued to work as a stage actor with the Boomerang Theatre Company, the New Jersey Repertory Company, and the Tri-State Actors Theatre, among others. While filmingClerks II, Brian also appeared as Reverend Parris in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at Holmdel Theatre Company.

Brian has been seen in many other Kevin smith films, including Dogma, Chasing Amy, Mallrats, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. The title role in the 2000 film Vulgar was specifically created for him. Brian has also been seen in The Happening, Miss December, Bloody Slumber Party, and Flea. Kevin Smith recently announced that Brain will reprise his role of Dante in Clerks III; he will also appear in the upcoming Mallrats sequel, Mallbrats. His other upcoming projects include Hindsight 2020, Shooting Clerks, Off-Time, and Bad Frank.

Scott Schiaffo

Clerks

Scott Schiaffo is an actor/musician best known to independent film fans as the Chewlies Gum Guy from Kevin Smith’s 1994 independent cult classic Clerks. Schiaffo has appeared in several feature films as well as many shorts since his big screen debut in the seminal cult comedy Clerks.

Schiaffo and his Clerks cast mates were featured in Season 3 of Comic Book Men EP 11 “Pinheads”.

He was featured in the View Askew produced – Lions Gate distributed motion picture Vulgar, again playing opposite Clerks staple Brian O’Halloran. Vulgar enjoyed a controversial run in art house theaters on both coasts, and the film has since gone on to become a cult classic.

Scott has additionally appeared in films alongside Michael DeLorenzo in The Garden State, and Selma Blair in The Broccoli Theory.

Other film credits include playing the lead, Detective Mike Tobin, in New Artists Productions LingerLinger was an audience favorite at the Big Apple Film Festival. Scott can also be seen in Shooting Clerks and Dog and the Dead Guy.

 

Mike Edmonds

Logray

Mike Edmonds was born on January 13, 1944 in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Time Bandits (1981).

Marilyn Ghigliotti

Clerks

Marilyn Ghigliotti is best known for her role as Veronica in Kevin Smith’s cult classic Clerks (1994). Since then she’s gone on to film Get a Job, Dead and Gone, Alien Armageddon, and Geek USA. Ghigliotti has performed in several short films including Bad Hair Day, Dig, Negotiations, Roadkill, and #Rip. Soon she will reprise her role as Veronica in Kevin Smith’s Clerks III.

Her TV credits include Totally Sketch, Disorganized Zone (web series), and Life with Kat & McKay. Ghigliotti appears in Starship: Rising, Lake Eerie, Neighbors, Dracula’s War, Beautiful Nightmare, Shooting Clerks, andWitchula. When Ghigliotti isn’t in front of the camera, she can sometimes be found working hair and makeup for various projects. Currently she lends her voice to several audio books.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Rocky Doll

Cosplay Entertainer

Rocky Doll is a professional with the reputation of producing
beautiful and very creative results. He loves working with
creative photographers, directors and clothing designers
who have the vision for things unusual.

Rocky Doll creates beautiful, colorful and unique art.
He has been an actor is several music videos and short films.
It has been his honor to put together and host successful big
production shoots and events with such talented and amazing
people over the years. Much Love!!

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Alan Harris

Bossk

Alan started working in the entertainment business many years ago, originally as a model and then went on from there to work in films and has been in some of the most successful movie franchises of all time.

 

This includes ' James Bond - The Living Daylights ', ' Hellraiser ' and 4 films from the ever so popular Star Wars Saga ( ' Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace ', ' Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope ', ' Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back ' and Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi ' ).


Alan has also worked on TV and can be seen in quite a few episodes of the cult favourite sci-fi show ' Space -1999 ' .



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Guest Terms & Conditions

 

All guest appearances are confirmed but guest schedules are always subject to change. We will NOT guarantee appearances but we will always try to tell you in advance of any changes to the guest line-up.

 

Most guests will charge a nominal fee for autographs and those fees are at the sole discretion of the particular guest in question. In general they will range from free all the way up to $75 per autograph. We DO NOT set, monitor or control pricing of autographs.

 

All guests are scheduled to appear all three days unless noted but signing times may vary. These times are set almost on the fly as demand dictates. (i.e. if a star has no line, they may take lunch and when the line builds up, they may come back..)

 

Photos are also at the sole discretion of each guest. Some may allow in booth photos, others may not.

 

Froggy's photos will be on site for professional photo ops this year, most of the celebrities will be available for these at a cost of $25 and up per 8x10 - A full schedule of photo ops and information on how to purchase phot ops will be available by mid February 2017. Please stay tuned!