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!*

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Cassandra Peterson who is best known as the Pop Culture Icon and Cult-Movie tv host Elvira, Mistress of the Dark! For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. (Sat. & Sun. Only) $40 per autograph $60 per pro photo op PRO PHOTO OPPS AVAILABLE! (CASSANDRA WILL BEGIN SIGNING AT NOON EACH DAY)

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 11 am start time each day) 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! 

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!

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

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.

C. Thomas Howell made his debut in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial but went on to iconic roles like Ponyboy in The Outsiders, Red Dawn, The Hitcher, Soul Man and many more.  For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days)  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 ONLY) 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! (SIGNING TIMES 11-5 SATURDAY 11-5 SUNDAY)

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 12pm start time sat, Sun 1130-130 signing time)  Autograph $40SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE! (SIGNING TIMES 12-5 SATURDAY 11-130 SUNDAY)

THE BACKSTREET BOYS

Nick Carter, Howie D & 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!

COBRA KAI

William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) FRIDAY AND SAT ONLY and Xolo Mariduena (Miguel Diaz) ALL 3 DAYS from the YouTube Red Original Series Cobra Kai. This DON’T MISS series is a continuation of the Karate Kid saga. SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE CLICK HERE!

VINNIE VINCENT

Vinnie Vincent is a Legendary Guitarist who is best known as being a member of the iconic rock band KISS from 1982-84. He was the lead guitarist when KISS was first seen without makeup after being the character of “Ankh Warrior” (a design created by Paul Stanley). He appeared on the Creatures of the Night Album as well as Lick It Up. He also co-wrote “Unholy” from the Revenge Album with Gene Simmons. He was also the lead in the Vinnie Vincent Invasion. .($50.00 per autograph) (special pricing on guitars) 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!

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 $40 Premium autographs $60

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 is best known as the voice of Roadhog in Overwatch, Director Ton in Aggretsuko, Jace Darkweaver in World of Warcraft: Legion, and Terminus in Paladins and many more! For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. (All 3-Days) Autograph $30

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Anjali Bhimani is best known as the voice of Symmetra, Nisha from Fallout 4: Nuka World, Stingray in We’re Alive: Frontier and many more! For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile. (All 3-Days) Autograph $30

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER & ANGEL REUNION

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!

Nicholas Brendon is best known for his role as Xander Harris on the popular television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. For his complete filmography click here to visit his imdb profile. SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO PACKAGES AVAILABLE!

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. $40.00 per autograph (SAT AND SUN ONLY)

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. $40.00 per autograph

WRESTLING GUESTS

VERY SPECIAL REUNION!!!! The Four Horsmen will reunite for this rare opportunity featuring “Nature Boy” Ric Flair Autograph $60 (Fri & Sat Only), Arn Anderson (Sat Only) Autograph $30 $40.00 combo, Barry Windham (All 3-Days), Autograph $25 $30 autograph and photo op   Tully Blanchard (Friday and Sat only) Autograph $25 $40.00 autograph and photo op and JJ Dillon (Friday and Sat) Autograph $20 . (FRIDAY SIGNING TIMES 2-4, SATURDAY SIGNING TIMES 12-4)

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. (FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY) $60 Autograph $50 Selfie at the table $60 pro photo opp

Ricky Steamboat  aka the Dragon is a Professional Wrestling Legend and is a former Heavyweight World Champion and Intercontinental Champion. $40.00 autograph and photo op

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.

The Nasty Boys are a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags, active from the mid to late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. Their gimmick was that of anti-social punks who specialized in hardcore wrestling and brawling. (SAT AND SUN) $50.00 autograph combo with photo op

 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. (FRIDAY AND SAT) $40.00 autograph and photo op

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 $40.00 autograph and photo op SIGNING TIME 1130-4

Teddy Long is a Hall of Fame professional wrestling personality who made appearances for WWE, having served as a manager, referee and authority figure.

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 SAT AND SUNDAY ONLY ($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.

Scott Schwartz is best known for his role as Flick in A Christmas Story and working with Richard Pryor and Jackie Gleason in The Toy. For his complete filmography click here to visit his 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)

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)

Susan Backline  is best known as Chrissie Watkins the first shark victim in Steven Spielberg Jaws. . For her complete filmography click here to visit her imdb profile.

 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.

Rick Prince was a contestant on FaceOff on Syfy and is the owner of Malice in Mind FX Labs. Rick will be meeting fans and talking FX with demos and samples.

CLICK HERE TO ALSO CHECK OUT OUR ARTIST & WRITER GUESTS

 

CANCELLATIONS:

Richard Dreyfuss will be unable to attend due to a change in filming production schedule that will be outside the United States. James Marsters Will be unable to attend due to production changes. Brutus Beefcake will be unable to attend due to personal reasons. Joyce Dewitt, Bret Iwan and Mike Quinn will be unable to attend due to Production schedule. Travis Walton due to travel complications.

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

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