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.


For the FIRST TIME EVER, All 4 turtles will be reunited in Knoxville for Fanboy Expo. Leif Tilden(Donatello), Michelan Sisti (Michaelangelo), a rare appearance by Josh Pais (Raphael), and for his first appearance ever David Forman (Leonardo).


Kevin Clash is best known for his work with The Jim Henson Company as the puppeteer for Elmo in Sesame Street. He also worked on Henson Films Muppet Treasure Island, Muppets from Space and Muppet Wizard of Oz. Other Film and TV credits include the 1990s sitcom Dinosaurs (TV series) as Baby Sinclair and as the one and only Master Splinter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 film) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II The Secret of the Ooze.


Judith Hoag is best known for her role as April O’Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 film). She will be joining other cast members for our big TMNT Movie reunion. Her other credits include, Halloweentown and Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge, Big Love, Nashville (TV Series), The Magicians, The X-Files and many many more!


James Saito is best known as the original Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 film). Other credits include Eli Stone, M.A.S.H., The Black Sheep Squadron, The Company You Keep and many more!


Robbie Rist is best known as the voice of Michaelangelo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and TMNT Secret of the Ooze and TMNT III. Other credits include, The Brady Bunch, Big John, Little John, CHiPs, Kidd Video, Naruto, Doc McStuffins and many more!


Brian Tochi is best known as the voice of Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 film) and the sequel Secret of the Oooz. He is alsoknown for his role as Takashi in the cult classic Revenge of the Nerds film series.


Kenn Scott was a stunt performer in the 1990 movie and was the suit performer for Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Secret Of The Ooze.


Ernie Reyes Jr. is best known for his role as Keno in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II The Secret Of The Ooze. He was also a Stunt performer in the first TMNT Movie 1990. You can also see him with Rob Schneider in 1993’s Surf Ninjas. Other roles include Red Sonja, The Rundown, Rush Hour 2 and many more!


Todd W. Langen is best known for being the screenwriter for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 film) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. Todd is an amazing guy who loves to chat about all things TMNT and best of all. EVERYTHING IS FREE! Autographs, Pictures, and Stories are all free of charge.


Richard Usher  is one half of the group Partners in Kryme. Who released the hit single “Turtle Power” for the original 1990 Movie Soundtrack. Other credits include “Way Cool “ TV Series; and songs- “Rock the Halfshell” and the new “Turtle Power XXL” 2024. FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY!



David Wenham is best known for his role as Faramir in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He is also in 300 and 300 Rise Of An Empire, Van Helsing Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales! along with Elvis (2022) and many more! SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY


Bonnie Wright is best known for her role as Ginny Weasley in Harry Potter including all 8 films. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ATTENDING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY


Peter Cullen is best known for his iconic voice of Optimus Prime in TRANSFORMERS , from the original Transformers Animated series of the 1980s to The transformers (2007 film) and today. Peter is the voice of Optimus. In addition, you can also here him as the voice of Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh, Monterey Jack in Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers, the first voice of K.A.R.R. in Knight Rider, and many many more! Friday & Saturday Only!


Jaleel White is best known for is iconic character Steve Urkel, on the 1990s hit sitcom Family Matters. He is also the original voice of Sonic The Hedgehog in Sonic cartoons from the 90s. You can also see him in Dreamgirls, judy moody and the Not Bummer Summer, Me Myself and I, The Big Show Show with The Big Show Paul Wight and many many more! SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY!


Michael Rooker is best known for his role as Yondu Udonta in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Guardians of the Galaxy Franchise. But you may also know him as Merle in The Walking Dead. Other credits include Mallrats, Tombstone, Days of Thunder, Suicide Squad, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Cliffhanger, Sea of Love, JFK and many many more! ATTENDING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY


Sean Gunn known for his role as Kraglin Obfonteri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe including Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers Endgame, Thor Love and Thunder and more! You can also see him as Kirk Gleason on Gilmore Girls, Angel and many more! ATTENDING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY


Lana Parrilla is best know for her role as the Evil Queen / Regina Mills in the ABC fantasy drama Once Upon a Time. She was a regular cast member in the fifth season of the ABC sitcom Spin City and in the fourth season of 24 and also starred in BoomtownWindfallSwingtown, and as Dr. Eva Zambrano in the short-lived medical drama Miami Medical, and as The Evil Queen / Regina Mills in the ABC fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time. (APPEARING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY)


Danny Trejo is best known for his roles in hundreds of movies and TV shows. Machete, Machete Kills, The Book of Boba Fett, From Dusk Till Dawn, Desperado, Sons of Anarchy, Spy Kids, Predators, King of the Hill, Planet Terror, Heat, Breaking Bad and many many more! Saturday & Sunday Only!


Doug Jones is best known for his roles as Abe Sapien in the Hellboy franchise, Commander Saru in Star Trek Discovery, Billy Butcherson in Hocus Pocus, Cochise in Falling Skies, the Amphibian Man in The Shape of Water, The Ancient in The Strain, Fauno and the Pale Man in Pan’s Labyrinth and many many more!


Dave “the snake” Sabo and Rachel Bolan are best known as the founding members of the band SKID ROW. The band saw major commercial success in the early to mid-90s with their first 3 album releases, selling over 20 million albums worldwide by the end of 1996.


Ray Park is best known for his iconic role as the deadly and agile Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1 THE PHANTOM MENACE, as well as Toad in the 2000 X-men (movie), and Snake Eyes in the GI Joe Movie Franchise.


Gina Carano began her career fighting in EliteXC and Strikeforce, retiring with a record of 7-1. Transitioning into acting, she is now best known for her role as Cara Dune in the first 2 seasons of Disney+ series The Mandalorian. Other credits include The Fast and the Furious 6, Deadpool, Haywire, Terror On The Prairie and more! APPEARING SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


Brendan Wayne is best known for being the lead-suit actor for Din Djarin in the Disney+ The Mandalorian. Other credits include Cowboys and Aliens, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Sons of Anarchy and more! Brendan is also the grandson of the late and great John Wayne. APPEARING SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


Giancarlo Esposito is best known for his role as Moff Gideon in the Disney+ series The Mandalorian. You may also know him from roles in Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Once Upon a Time, The Boys, Harley Quinn, Godfather of Harlem, Kaleidescope, Revolution, Homicide Life on the Street, Do The Right Thing and many many more! APPEARING SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


Lee Majorsis best known for his roles on the Western series The Big Valley TV, and of course as Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man, and Colt Seavers in The Fall Guy TV Show.


Shannon Elizabeth is best known for her roles in the iconic American Pie movies as well as the cult horror classic Thirteen Ghosts, Tomcats, Jay And Silent Bob Strike BackNight of the DemonsThat ’70s ShowLove ActuallyScary Movie and many more!


Danny Glover is best known for his role as Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon franchise, Mal in the 80s western Silverado, and Albert in The Color Purple. Plus Predator 2, The Flight of The Intruder, Mandela, Places in the Heart, Witness, The Royal Tenenbaums, Dreamgirls, @bad asses with Danny Trejo and many many more! Friday & Saturday Only!


C. Thomas Howell is best known for his roles in 80s classics like The OutsidersRed Dawn, Soul Man, The Hitcher, E.T., then moving on to movies and shows like Gettysburg, Hidalgo, Grimm, Criminal Minds, The Punisher, Seal Team, and many many more!


Rob Schneider is best known for his time on Saturday Night Live as well as dozens of movies like 50 First Dates, Grown Ups, The Animal, Big Daddy, Mr Deeds, The Waterboy, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, Grandma’s Boy, Bedtime Stories, Click, and many many more!


Jon Lovitz is best known for his tenure as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1985-1990. You can also see him in movies like A League of Their Own, Big, The Wedding Singer, High School High, Rat Race, Hotel Transylvania, City Slickers 2, Grown Ups 2 and Benchwarmers. His television credits include the animated series The Critic as well as appearances on Friends, The Simpsons, and many more! 


Mark Metcalf is best known for his roles in Animal House, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Seinfeld and Twisted Sister videos. He will be signing at the 4 Corners Collectible booth!


Patricia Velasquez is best known for her role as Anck-Su-Namun in 1999 The Mummy and 2001 The Mummy Returns. You can also see her on The L Word, Rescue Me, Mindhunters and many more!


Paul Williams songwriting credits include The Love Boat theme, Rainbow Connection for The Muppet Movie, Old Fashioned Love Song for Three Dog Night, Rainy Days and Mondays and We’ve Only Just Begun for The Carpenters, and many more! His acting and voice-over credits include, Battle For The Planet of the Apes, Little Enos in Smokey and the Bandit, Penguin in Batman: The Animated Series and many many more! APPEARING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY


Pam Grier is best known for her roles in Exploitation films of the early 70s. Including Coffy, Foxy Brown, Black Mama White Mama and many others. She was also the star of Quentin Tarantino Jackie Brown and can be seen in movies like Escape from LA, Jawbreaker, MARS ATTACKS, and tv shows The L Word, and Bless This Mess and many more! APPEARING FRIDAY & SATURDAY


Cristina Vee is best known for Voicing Ladybug in Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir as well as dozens of other anime, video game and animation voices. Helluva boss, Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom, RWBY, Magical Girl Lyrical, Sailor Moon, Seven Deadly Sins, Squid Girl, Skullgirls, Genshin Impact, League of Legends, Tales of Berseria, Knights of Sidonia, Hunter X Hunter, Konosuba, The Familiar of Zero and many many more! APPEARING SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


Femi Taylor is an actress and dancer and best known for her role as Jabba The Hutt slave dance Oola in Star Wars Episode VI, Return of the Jedi.
Femi will be signing 8×10 photos for FREE all weekend.* You can bring your own 8×10 photo or you can purchase one from her table.


Elias Tourfexis is best known for his roles in Star Trek Discovery, Smallville, Alphas, The Expanse, and voice-over roles like Deus X, Fortnite, SPLINTER CELL BLACKLIST, Starfield, Call of Duty and many more!


Steve Whitmire has worked in the Jim Henson world for 5 decades including The Muppets and Sesame Street as well as movies like Labyrinth and shows like Dinosaurs. He’s known for being the puppeteer for Kermit the Frog, Ernie, Beaker, Rizzo the Rat and many more. Steve will join the cast of Dinosaurs and other puppeteers like Bill Barretta and Kevin Clash.


Bill Barretta took over The Muppets characters of Swedish Chef, Rowlf the Dog, Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem and Bobo the Bear, and was the original creator of Pepe King Prawn. He can also be seen as Earl sinclair from the 90s comedy Dinosaurs (TV series).


Kirk R. Thatcher got his start working with Industrial Light & Magic for RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983 film) working in the creature shop including Jabba’s Palace creatures like the Rancor as well as Ewoks and creatures on Endor. He was also an associate producer and Mohawk Punk in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.


 The wonder years reunion will feature Olivia d’Abo (Karen Arnold), Jason Hervey (Wayne Arnold), Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper) and Josh Saviano (Paul). This is sure to be an epic reunion. APPEARING SATURDAY AND SUNDAY



Maxwell Caulfield is best known for his role as Michael in Grease 2 and Rex Manning in Empire Records. Other credits include The Colbys and Dynasty, Electric Dreams, Gettysburg, Spiderman: The Animated Series and many more!


Christopher McDonald is best known for playing Shooter McGavin in the 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore. McDonald can also be seen as a T-Bird in Grease 2, as well as Thelma and Louise, THE BRONX IS BURNING, Leave It to Beaver movie, Requiem for a Dream and many many others!


Adrian Zmed is best known for his role as Officer Vince Romano in the 1980s hit TJ Hooker. He can also be seen in Bachelor Party and many others. But his career-defining role just might be as Johnny Nogerelli in 1982’s Grease 2



Paul Wight aka The Big Show is best known in his 30-year wrestling career as Big Show and The Giant. Paul has worked for all the major wrestling promotions like WWE, All Elite Wrestling,, and WCW. Holding numerous titles and being part of major storylines. Paul can also be seen in media with cameo parts in The Waterboy, Star Trek Enterprise, Burn Notice, Royal Pains, Psych,, and more. As well as parts in WWE-produced media like Knucklehead and The Big Show show. FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY!


Glenn Jacobs AKA Kane from WWE and the current Mayor of Knox County will join us from 11AM to 2pm. He will do a photo op session and an autograph session for fans. 100% of all his sales for that Saturday will go to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.  SATURDAY ONLY!


Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat is best known for his work with the American Wrestling Association, Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling, and the World Wrestling Federation. The former world champion is also a WWE Hall of Famer. FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY!


Nic Nemethhas spent most of his career in WWE known asDolph Zigglerbut can now be seen in bothNEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING and TNA Wrestling APPEARING SAT AND SUN.


Jim Duggan is best known for his time with World Wrestling Federation in the late 80s and early 90s. Carrying his signature 2×4 with chants of U.S.A., U.S.A. An absolute legend in wrestling and the winner of the very first Royal Rumble match.


Greg The Hammer Valentine is known in the wrestling world as one of the toughest SOBs around! Trained by Stu Hart in the Hart Family Dungeon, Greg spent his early career with Mid-Atlantic Wrestling and moved over to the WWF/WWE in the 80s and early 90s.


Macey Estrella  is best known by her former in-ring name Lacey Evans in WWE from 2016-2023.

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.

Cancellations are sometime unavoidable due to production and schedule changes. 

DUE TO FILMING James & Oliver Phelps, Dolph Lundgren, Anthony Anderson and Paige Turco will no longer be able to attend this year. Oded Fehr will no longer be able to join us due to production in Europe. Adam Savage will not be able to attend due to an unseen personal issue. David Ajala and Samoa Joe will be unable to attend to to production in Canada. Eric Bischoff will no longer be able to join us.

Allan Trautman is out for the weekend. He had a medical issue at the airport and could not fly. Please send him prayers and well wishes.
Leif Green can now not attend because he broke his ankle. Ouch! Let’s send him some prayers and well wishes too.
Allen Covert can no longer attend because of a family emergency.

*Please note that all guests are subject to change without notice.