Fanboy Expo's Knoxville Comic Con

Celebrity Guests

All Celebrity Guests in attendance at Fanboy Expo’s Knoxville Comic Con will be appearing and signing autographs during show hours for all 3-Days, unless otherwise stated.

This your chance to get up close and personal with some of your favorite stars. Our celebrity guests in attendance will be signing autographs, taking photos with the fans and participating in Question and Answer panels.

Please note that the guests DO CHARGE for autographs. Some guests may take a picture with a purchase of an autograph, however most do charge an additional fee. These policies are up to the individual guests and their management and is not controlled by Fanboy Expo.

BELOW ARE THE FOLLOWING GUESTS THAT WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT!*

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER

Richard Dreyfuss is an Academy Award winner who is best known for his roles in classics like Jaws, American Graffiti, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Goodbye Girl, Always, Mr Holland’s Opus, What About Bob and many more. For his complete filmography visit click here to visit his imdb profile. $60 per autograph SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

STAR WARS

Ian McDiarmid who is best known as Senator/Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars Franchise. Ian is a rare Star Wars guest to the United States and a great guest for Knoxville! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (Sat. & Sun. Only) Autograph $90, Photo Op $100 (photo must be purchased separate, not included in price) SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE!

Jeremy Bulloch is best known as the man behind the mask Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy. Jeremy, along with other original members, are becoming a rare find on the convention circuit.  For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. $40.00 per autograph (All 3-Days) SPECIAL PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE! 

Mike Quinn is best known as the Star Wars character Nien Nunb in Episode in episode 6, 7 and 8. He is an experienced puppeteer that has worked with the Jim Henson company on Muppet movies, Labyrinth, and Dark Crystal.  For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days) $40.00 per autograph

Daniel Logan is best known as the young Boba Fett in the Star Wars Attack of the Clones as well as voicing Boba Fett on the Star Wars Clone Wars series.  For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days) $40.00 Per Autograph

 

Timothy Zahn is a science fiction novelist best known for the Star Wars Thrawn Trilogy, which began an explosion of Expanded Universe material. Zahn followed that up with The Hand of Thrawn Duology as well as contributing to many comic books, short stories and games. A truly great addition for Star Wars fans!

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

Henry Thomas is best known as Elliott in the Steven Spielberg classic film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.  He can be seen in Cloak and Dagger, Legends of the Fall, All The Pretty Horses, Suicide Kings and many more.For his complete filmography visit click here to visit his imdb profile. $40.00 per autograph (photo must be purchased separately, not included with price) SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

Robert Macnaughton is best known as Michael (Elliott’s big brother) in the 1980s classic E.T. The Extra Terrestrial.  For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days)  SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

Dee Wallace is best known for her role as Mary (Elliott’s mom) in E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. Other awesome 80s movies she was lead in include, Cujo, The Howling, Critters and many more. .  For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. (All 3-Days)  SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

HELLBOY REUNION

Ron Perlman whois best known as Hellboy in the Hellboy Franchise. He can also be seen as Vincent on Beauty and the Beast and as Clay Morrow on Sons of Anarchy and more! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (Appearing Saturday and Sunday) Autograph $60 SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

Doug Jones is best known as Abe Sapien in the Hellboy Franchise as well as Silver Surfer, The Faun and Pale Man in Pan’s Labyrinth, Falling Skies, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and most recently Lieutenant Commander Saru in Star Trek: Discovery. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (Appearing Saturday and Sunday) Autograph $40SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE! 

Selma Blair is best known for her role as Liz in the Hellboy Franchise. She has also appeared in Cruel Intentions, The Sweetest Thing, Anger Management and many more! For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile.(Appearing Saturday and Sunday)  Autograph $40SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

THE BACKSTREET BOYS

Nick Carter & AJ McLean are best known for being members of the Backstreet Boys. The Backstreet Boys have sold over 130 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling boy band in history, and one of the world’s best-selling music artists..($40.00 per autograph, $60.00 autograph and selfie with single member) SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

VOICE OVER ACTORS

Peter Cullen who is best known as the voice of Optimus Prime in Transformers as well as the voice of Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (Appearing Sat. Only) VERY LIMITED SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

Bret Iwan is best known as the official voice of Disney’s Mickey Mouse. A rare appearance brought to you by Fanboy Expo and our friends over at CelebWorx. Disney fans, don’t miss this opportunity to meet Mickey! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. Autograph $30

Bill Farmer is  best known for his role of being the current voice of the Disney character Goofy since 1987. He is also the current voice of Pluto and Horace Horsecollar.and many more. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. Autograph $30

Jason Marsden is best known as the voice of Max in Disney’s A Goofy Movie. He can also be heard in Extreme Ghostbusters, Static Shock, Justice League, Fairly Odd Parents and many more. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. Autograph $30

Steve Whitmire is known for voicing and puppeteering some of our favorite Muppet characters like: Kermit the Frog, Ernie from Sesame Street, Rizzo the Rat, Wembley Fraggle, and Beaker. Steve is brand new to conventions and is anxious to get out and meet fans. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile.n Transformers and Rambo in the animated series. He has also provided voices for Jem, Rock n’ Wreslin’, Voltron, Pac-Man, Rugrats and many more! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days) Autograph $30

Charles Martinet who is best known for voicing Mario and Luigi in the popular video game series. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days)

Neil Ross is an actor best known for voicing characters such as Shipwreck from GI Joe, Bonecrusher in Transformers and Rambo in the animated series. He has also provided voices for Jem, Rock n’ Wreslin’, Voltron, Pac-Man, Rugrats and many more! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days) Autograph $30

Josh Petersdorf and Anajali Bhimani AKA Roadhog and Symmetra of  OverWatch which is of course one the most popular multiplayer first person shooter games ever! And Roadhog and Symmetra are two of the most popular characters. ($30.00 per autograph)

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER & ANGEL REUNION

James Marsters is best known for his role as Spike in Buffy and Angel. James can also be seen in Torchwood, Smallville, Caprica, Witches of East End, Hawaii 5-0 and his new series Runaways. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. Autograph $40 SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

Juliet Landau is best known for her role as Drusilla in both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. She also starred in Ed Wood.  For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. Autograph $40 SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

Charisma Carpenter is best known for her role as Cordelia Chase in both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. She also has appeared in Expendables 1 & 2, Veronica Mars and Scream Queens, .  For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. Autograph $40 SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION

Jonathan Frakes is best known for his role as Commander William Riker on Star Trek The Next Generation. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE!

Gates McFadden is best known for her role as Beverly Crusher on Star Trek The Next Generation. For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

MAJOR LEAGUE REUNION

Tom Berenger is best known for his roles in films such as Platoon, Major League, Eddie and the Cruisers and many more!. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile.

Corbin Bernsen is best known for his role in Major League as well as his role in Psych and many more!. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile.

WRESTLING GUESTS

VERY SPECIAL REUNION!!!! The Four Horsmen will reunite for this rare opportunity featuring “Nature Boy” Ric Flair Autograph $50 (All 3-Days), Arn Anderson (Sat Only) Autograph $30, Barry Windham (All 3-Days), Autograph $25   Tully Blanchard (Friday and Sat only) Autograph $25 and JJ Dillon (All 3-Days) Autograph $20.

Ric Flair  aka the Nature Boy is a Professional Wrestling Legend is the 16 time World Champion and widely considered the greatest of all time. $50 Autograph $50 Selfie at the table $60 pro photo opp

Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton aka The Rock N Roll Express are WWE Hall of Fame Members. These multi-time champions and have been entertaining wrestling fans since the early 1980s.

Ed Leslie is best known for his WWE gimmick Brutus The Barber Beefcake. One of the most recognizable wrestling faces from the 80s and 90s, Ed entertained with his Chippendale wardrobe and a pair of clipping shears.

 Terry Allen aka “America’s Heart Throb” Magnum T.A is a professional wrestler best known for his 1980s work with NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) and Jim Crockett Promotions.

Tessa Blanchard is one of the hottest prospects in Women’s wrestling and currently wrestles on the independent circuit and for Lucha Underground. She was also recently seen competing in WWE Mae Young Classic and will be appearing with her dad Tully. (Saturday Only) Autograph $25

FEATURED CELEBRITY GUESTS

Lou Diamond Phillips is best known for his role as Ritchie Valens in La Bamba. He can also be seen as Jose’ Chavez y Chavez in Young Guns 1 and 2. More recently he can be seen in Stargate Universe SGU and as Henry Standing Bear in the popular Netflix series Longmire. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile ($40.00 per autograph).   SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE!

Priscilla Barnes is best known for her role as Terri Alden on the classic television series Three’s Company. She has also appeared in The Devils Rejects, License to Kill, Mallrats, The Love Boat, Jane and the Virgin and many more! For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile.

Dwight Schultz is best known for his role as “Howling Mad” Murdock on the classic 80s show The A-Team. In addition, Trekkies know him from his role as Barclay in Star Trek TNG and Star Trek Voyager. He has also voiced characters in video games and shows like Ben 10, Chowder, and All Hail King Julien. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile.

Taimak is best known for his role as Leroy Green in the cult classic film The Last Dragon. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile.

 Judith Hoag is best known as April O’Neil in the 1990 version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She was also Gwen Cromwell Piper in Disney’s Halloweentown and Tandy Hampton in the hit series Nashville.. For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. ($40.00 per autograph)

Kyla Kenedy is best known for her role as Mika Samuels in season 4 of The Walking Dead. She has also appeared in the television series Speechless and Night Shift. For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile.

David Yost is best known as Billy Cranston the Blue Ranger in the 1990s series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile.

Rulon Gardner is a Gold Medal Winner Rulon Gardner. Rulon won gold at the 2000 Olympics beating Russian Aleksandr Karelin in Greco Roman Wrestling . Karelin had gone 13 years unbeaten in international competition and is widely considered to be the greatest of all time. Rulon went on to compete in the 2004 Olympics winning bronze that year. He also appeared on the Biggest Loser. Rulon will be signing FREE AUTOGRAPHS and taking pictures with fans and yes he will bring his medals with him. (Saturday only)

Travis Walton  on November 5th 1975 appeared after a 5 day search in Northern Arizona. His claim is that he was abducted. His UFO abduction case has received main stream coverage and remains one of the best-known abduction cases in the world. The Walton Experience was also the subject of the 1993 film “Fire in the Sky”. Travis will be meeting UFO fans and signing autographs as well as conducting a Q&A panel about his abduction experience.  (Friday & Saturday Only) Autograph $20

Diemon Dave has appeared on The Jerry Springer Show on a couple of episodes He will be teaching fans his “Judy Chop” as well as his other Hillbilly Ninjy Skills on the Friday of the Event! DON’T MISS this sure to be fun event FREE for Attendees! (Autographs free with purchase at booth)

 Sonya Thompson  is best known for her roles as some of the key walkers in the first season of The Walking Dead. She has also appeared in Zombieland. For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile.

CLICK HERE TO ALSO CHECK OUT OUR ARTIST & WRITER GUESTS

 

CANCELLATIONS:

Joyce Dewitt will be unable to attend due to Production schedule.

*Please note all guest are subject to change without notice.

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JUNE 29 – JULY 1, 2018

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