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.
Kevin Smith is a filmmaker, actor and comedian who has become a pop culture icon with his movies like the Clerks “Trilogy”, Jay and Silent Bob, Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Dogma, Jersey Girl , Tusk, and many more! SATURDAY ONLY!
Jason Mewes is best known for his collaboration with Kevin Smith in Clerks franchise, Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back, Zack and Miri and more!
JOEY LAUREN ADAMS
Joey Lauren Adams is best known for her roles in the Kevin Smith universe, including Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back as well as Dazed and Confused, Switched at Birth, United States of Tara, Big Daddy and many more!
LORD OF THE RINGS REUNION
Sean Astin is best known for his iconic role as Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He also has starred in the classic film The Goonies as well many others including Rudy, Toy Soldiers, Encino Man, 50 First Dates and countless others. Appearing Friday & Saturday Only
Billy Boyd is best known for his role as Peregrin “Pippin” Took in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He can also be seen in Master And Commander, Child’s Play Seed of Chucky, Outlander and many more! Appearing Friday & Saturday Only
John Rhys-Davies is best known for his iconic role as Gimli in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He can also be seen in Indiana Jones franchise as Sallah. Other credits include Sliders, Gargoyles, The Shannara Chronicles, The Princess Diaries and many many more!
Miranda Otto is best known for her role as Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. She can also be seen in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, 24: Legacy, Homeland on Showtime, RAKE, Annabelle: Creation, and many many more!
Craig Parker is best known for his role as Haldir in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He can also be seen in Spartacus, Legend of the Seeker, Reign, the rebooted version of Charmed and many more!
Sala Baker is best known for playing Sauron in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He can also be seen as an Uruk-Hai, Goblin and Man Flesh Uruk. Other projects include Deadpool 2, The Mandalorian, Lethal Weapon FOX, Birds of Prey and many more! Friday & Saturday Only!
Lawrence Makoare is best known for his roles in Lord of the Rings, including Lurtz the Uruk-Hai commander in Fellowship of the Ring. Witch-King Of Angmar and Gothmog in Return of the King. He can also be seen in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as Azog and Xena warrior princess.
MAMA’S FAMILY REUNION
Vicki Lawrence is first known for her ensemble role in the iconic Carol Burnett Show. In season 7 of the show she introduced Mama in a comedy sketch called “The Family”. The sketch was so popular it led to one of the most successful sitcoms of the 1980s Mama’s Family. Vicki is also an award-winning singer, recording many hits including “The Night the Lights Went Out In Georgia”. Vicki will be doing photo ops in character as Mama!
Dorothy Lyman (Naomi) and Allan Kayser (Bubba) will also be appearing for this very special “Mama’s Family” reunion!
COBRA KAI CAST
Ralph Macchio will join William Zabka and Martin Kove all weekend at Knoxville Convention Center. This story started all the way back in 1984 with the classic The Karate Kid and continues today with the Netflix series Cobra Kai. Strike First, Strike Hard, No Mercy!
WILLY WONKA REUNION
Peter Ostrum is best known for his role as Charlie in the Classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This a a rare and special Willy Wonka Reunion!
JULIE DAWN COLE
Julie Dawn Cole is best known for his role as Veruca Salt in the Classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This a a rare and special Willy Wonka Reunion!
Paris Themmen is best known for his role as Mike Teavee in the Classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This a a rare and special Willy Wonka Reunion!
Wayne Knightis best known for his role as Newman in the 1990s sitcom Seinfeld. He is also known for his role as Nedry in the original Jurassic Park. Other roles include Third Rock From The Sun , Space Jam, Disney Tarzan, Toy Story 2, Legend of the Three Caballeros, Torchwood, Basic Instinct, Dirty Dancing and many many more!
Graham McTavish is widely known for his role as Dwalin in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit. Dougal MacKenzie in the STARZ hit Outlander. Harold Westerling in House of the Dragon, The Saint of Killers in AMC Preacher and Sigismund Dijkstra in The Witcher Netflix. Voice-over work includes Netflix Castlevania, Loki in several Marvel projects. and the main antagonist Zoran Lazarevic in the Uncharted games.
Lee Majors is best known for his iconic role as Colonel Steve Austin in the 1970s TV classic The Six Million Dollar Man. He can also be seen in the 1980s action show The Fall Guy, The Big Valley, Ash vs Evil Dead, and many many more!
Lindsay Wagner is best known for her iconic role as Jamie Sommers The Bionic Woman. AN EXCITING BIONIC REUNION! She can also be seen in Warehouse 13, Grey’s Anatomy, The Rockford Files and many more!
Giancarlo Esposito is best known for his roles in Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Boys, Dear White People, Once Upon a Time, Revolution and of course as Moff Gideon in Star Wars: The Mandalorian. Other voice-over work includes, DuckTales, DC’s Harley Quinn and the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutant Mayhem. You can also see him in a host of other projects dating back to the 1970s! Saturday & Sunday Only!
JACK DYLAN GRAZER
Jack Dylan Grazer is best known for his role as Eddie in IT and IT: Chapter Two, and Freddy Freeman in Shazam! Movie and the upcoming Shazam Fury of the Gods 2023. Other credits include Disney’s LUCA, Ron’s Gone Wrong and many more!
John Barrowman is best known for his roles on Doctor Who and Torchwood as Captain Jack Harkness as well as starring in Arrow as the Dark Archer Malcolm Merlyn. Saturday & Sunday Only!
Adrian Paul is best known for his role as Duncan MacLeod from the Highlander television series as well as several films from the franchise. He can also be seen in Dark Shadows, Arrow, Tracker and many more!
John Glover is best known for his role as Lionel Luthor in Smallville as well as voicing The Riddler in DC Universe. He can also be seen in Gremlins 2, Fear the Walking Dead and many more!
Sam Witwer has a long list of characters that he has played and voiced including: Darth-Maul in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. Emperor Palpatine in LEGO Star Wars, Starkiller in Star Wars the Force Unleashed. As well as roles on Smallville, Being Human, Battlestar Galactica, Dexter on Showtime, Once Upon a Time, Riverdale and many more! Friday & Saturday Only!
HOLLY MARIE COMBS
Holly Marie Combs is best known for her role as Piper Halliwell in Charmed. Other roles include Pretty Little Liars, Picket Fences and many others.
Charlene Tilton is best known for her role as Lucy Ewing in the 70s-80s primetime soap opera Dallas and the reboot. She was also seen early in her career in Happy Days TV Show, Eight Is Enough – TV Show and with Jodie Foster in Freaky Friday. More recently she can be seen on Hallmark and Lifetime in made-for-TV movies and Christmas movies.
Glenn Randall is a Stunt legend, providing stunts and stunt coordination for Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Red Dawn, Poltergeist, The Fugitive and many many more! Glenn was the stunt coordinator and was in the suit for action scenes in Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi as Boba Fett.
Kerr Smith is best known for his role in the WB drama Dawson’s Creek. As well as his role in Final Destination. You can also see him in Charmed, Life Unexpected, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Fosters, Riverdale and many many more!
Mindy Cohn is best known for her role as Natalie Green in the 1980s sitcom The Facts of Life, she is also known as the voice of Velma Dinkley from Scooby-Doo.
Ted Lange is best known as the loveable bartender Isaac on the 1970s and 80s hit The Love Boat.
Larry Thomas is best known for his role as Yev Kassem in the hit series Seinfeld.
VOICE OVER /ANIME
Rob Paulsen is best known for the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as well as Animaniacs, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Goof Troop , Snorks , Danny Phantom and many many more! He will be joining Maurice for a Pink and The Brain Reunion.
Maurice LaMarche will be joining Rob Paulsen for a Pinky and The Brain reunion. He is also known for voicing Egon in The Real Ghostbusters, Dizzy Devil in Tiny Toons, Space Goofs, Transformers Rescue Bots, Rick and Morty, Futurama Zootopia and many many more!
Christopher Sabat is best known for his roles as Vegeta, Piccolo, and many other characters in Dragonball Z. Other credits include: One Piece, Fruits Basket, Full Metal Alchemist, Speed Grapher, My Hero Academia, Black Clover, RWBY, Fairy Tail and many many more! “Autographs available at their booth”
Sean Schemmel is best known for voicing Goku in the Dragon Ball Z franchise as well as Nail and King Kai. You can also catch him in Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon / Super Smash Bros. LEGO Monkie Kid, One Piece and many more! “Autographs available at their booth”
Kaitlyn Robrock has been the voice of Disney’s Minnie Mouse. Her other credits include Jo Jo’s Bizarre Adventure, Transformers Earthspark, Amphibia, Thunder Cats Roar, Mr. Pickles and more!
Tony Anselmo has been the character voice for Disney’s Donald Duck. You hear the iconic Donald voice in Disney TV like Disney’s House of Mouse, DuckTales and Mickey Mouse Club House, movies like Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, Fantasia 2000 and even Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and video games Kingdom Hearts, Disney Infinity , Epic Mickey and more!
Jesse Ventura is known by classic wrestling fans for his work in WWF in the early 80s and then for being one of the best ringside commentators. Ventura can also be seen in the 1987 classic Predator with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Carl Weathers. Friday & Saturday Only!
Mercedes Varnado is best known for her time with WWE. She is a Multi-time Women’s Champion and NXT Women’s Champ. Currently she is New Japan Pro-Wrestling Women’s Champion. She can also be seen in Star Wars The Mandalorian on Disney Plus. Saturday Only!
Kurt Angle is an Olympic Gold Medalist and a WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Saturday Only!
ROB VAN DAM
Rob Van Dam is best known for his work in ECW, WWE and TNA. Rob appearing courtesy of Big Time Collectibles Friday & Saturday Only!
Kevin Nash is best known for his time in WWE as Big Daddy Cool Diesel and in WCW as one half of The Outsiders and a founding member of [nWo] New World Order. On the big screen you can see him as Super Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II The Secret of the Ooze, 2004 The Punisher, Magic Mike, The Longest Yard and many more! Friday & Saturday Only courtesy of our friends at Big Time Collectibles!
Eric Arndt is best known for his run with WWE where he performed under the character Enzo Amore. He currently wrestles on the independent circuit under the name Real1 and releases rap music under the same name. Friday & Saturday Only!
Ron Simmons is recognized as the first Black World Champion and was an important part of the WWE Attitude Era. He was also an All American with the Florida State Seminoles and played for Cleveland Browns.
MORE COMING SOON!
Christopher Lambert and Michael Rosenbaum are no longer able to join us due to an unforeseen schedule change.
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.
*Please note that all guests are subject to change without notice.