People i've met at conventions 2009 - present

by matwsussx | created - 17 Aug 2012 | updated - 30 Mar 2014 | Public

People i've met at conventions for autographs and photographs!

1. Gil Gerard

Actor | Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Gilbert "Gil" Gerard was born on January 23, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and did a good deal of acting in high school. He attended the University of Arkansas but dropped out before graduation. He landed a job as an industrial chemist. He became regional manager of a large chemical company, ...

The one and only Buck Rogers. Met him at Collectormania in 2011, lovely fella and one of my childhood heroes! Met him on the Saturday, went back again on the Sunday and he remembered my name!

2. Erin Gray

Actress | Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Erin Gray was born on January 7, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Gray moved with her family from Hawaii to California when she was eight years old and graduated from Pacific Palisades High School. She was fifteen when a chance meeting with Nina Blanchard, head of one of Hollywood's top model agencies, ...

Gorgeous woman and another favourite from Buck Rogers.

3. William Shatner

Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.

Shatner ...

4. Leonard Nimoy

Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit ...

5. George Takei

Actor | Star Trek

Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek (1966) and the first six features, George Takei has had a varied career acting in television, feature films, live theater and radio. He also is a successful writer and community activist.

George Takei was born Hosato...

6. Walter Koenig

Actor | Star Trek

Walter Koenig began his acting career in 1962 as an uncredited, non-speaking Sentry in the TV series Combat! (1962), and in the following few years had bit roles in several television shows, until he landed the role that would catapult his career in ways he could never have imagined, as Ensign ...

7. Nichelle Nichols

Actress | Star Trek

Nichelle Nichols was born Grace Nichols on December 28, 1932 in Robbins, Illinois. She began her show business career at age 16 as a singer with Duke Ellington in a ballet she created for one of his compositions and later sang with his band. After switching to acting, she was twice nominated for ...

8. Brian Blessed

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Boisterous British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. A giant of a man accompanied by an eloquent wit and booming, operatic voice, Brian was born in 1936 and grew up in the mining village of Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire. His father was a ...

9. Christopher Lloyd

Actor | Back to the Future

Christopher Lloyd was born on October 22, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Christopher Allen Lloyd. He is an actor, known for Back to the Future (1985), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Addams Family Values (1993). He was previously married to Jane Walker Wood, Carol Ann Vanek, Kay Tornborg ...

10. Richard Hatch

Actor | Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA, Richard Hatch was studying classical piano at the age of eight, and knew he wanted to carve out a career as a performer before he reached his teens. After attending Harbor College in San Pedro, he joined a Los Angeles repertory company with which he traveled ...

11. Leslie Nielsen

Actor | Airplane!

Leslie William Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His mother, Mabel Elizabeth (Davies), was Welsh. His father, Ingvard Eversen Nielsen, was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. Leslie studied at the Academy of ...

12. Julian Glover

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Julian Wyatt Glover was born on March 27, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England, to Honor Ellen Morgan (Wyatt), a BBC journalist, and Claude Gordon Glover, a BBC radio producer. He is of English, Scottish and Welsh ancestry. Primarily a classical stage actor, Glover trained at the National Youth ...

13. Richard Kiel

Actor | Moonraker

Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the ...

14. Carl Weathers

Actor | Predator

Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts ...

15. Jeremy Bulloch

Actor | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Jeremy Bulloch was born on February 16, 1945 in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England. He is one of six children and even at the young age of five was on stage in his school show enjoying acting and singing. After failing a school exam at the age of eleven, Jeremy seemed destined for the ...

16. Mark Ryan

Actor | Transformers: The Last Knight

Mark Ryan has been combining his acting, singing, writing and Action Direction talents in an eclectic and successful international career ranging over 30 years.

He did several major musicals in London's West End, spending 4 years in Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit "Evita" playing "Magaldi" and "Che" ...

17. Andrew Robinson

Actor | Hellraiser

Andrew Jordt Robinson was born in New York City and attended the University of New Hampshire, later receiving his B.A. in English from the New School for Social Research in NYC. After graduation, he spent a year in England at the London Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts on a Fulbright Scholarship...

18. Kenny Baker

Actor | Time Bandits

Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13...

19. Garrick Hagon

Actor | Star Wars

Garrick Hagon was born on September 27, 1939 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and The Message (1976). He has been married to Liza Ross since 1965. They have two children.

20. John Schuck

Actor | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

John Schuck was born Conrad John Schuck in Boston, Massachusetts in 1940, the son of an English professor who took several teaching positions including Princeton College and SUNY Buffalo while John was growing up. Following graduation from Denison University where he appeared in a number of plays, ...

21. David Prowse

Actor | Star Wars

David "Dave" Prowse was born into a working class family on July 1, 1935 in Bristol, England, UK. He was raised by his mother and never knew his father. As a child, David was disadvantaged and a poor student, he found a passion for bodybuilding and weight training in his early teens, as a young ...

22. Brian Tochi

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Film audiences & television viewers know Brian Tochi as a star of several hit films, a collection of six television series, theater, and a multitude of guest-starring and co-starring roles in episodic television. Brian has starred or co-starred in over 25 motion pictures and their sequels, among ...

23. Joanna Cassidy

Actress | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

The very lovely, vivacious and smart-looking Joanna Cassidy was born in Camden, New Jersey, and raised in nearby Haddonfield, a borough located in Camden County. She grew up in a creative environment as the daughter and granddaughter of artists. At an early age she engaged in painting and sculpture...

24. Sam J. Jones

Actor | Flash Gordon

Actor Sam J. Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in Sacramento, California. He was educated at Mira Loma High School in Sacramento and went on to serve as a United States Marine. Jones made his screen debut in Blake Edwards' comedy film 10 (1979). In 1980, he was cast in the iconic role...

25. Bruce Glover

Actor | Chinatown

An instinct for acting showed very early for Bruce in 1935,he didn't know it was acting when at 3 he distracted his Mom from the worries of Depression Era Chicago by recreating stuff they'd seen at the movies like FDR struggling to walk, putting his little body thru it, to try to understand by ...

26. Sarah Douglas

Actress | Superman II

Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher ...

27. Judson Scott

Actor | Blade

Judson Earney Scott was born on July 15, 1952 in Azuza, California. He graduated from California State University with a B.A. in Theatre Arts, and trained at Los Angeles' prestigious Actors Studio. He entered the American College Theater Festival and received the Irene Ryan Award for Best Actor in ...

28. Christopher Ryan

Actor | One Foot in the Grave

Born in Bayswater, London on January 25, 1950, Christopher Papazoglou, later known as Christopher Ryan, trained at East 15 Acting School for three years before going to perform at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre.

Even though he portrayed a few minor roles in various television shows, It wasn't until ...

29. Glyn Baker

Actor | The Living Daylights

Glyn Baker is an actor, known for The Living Daylights (1987), The Wild Geese (1978) and The Final Option (1982).

30. Nicholas Rowe

Actor | Young Sherlock Holmes

Speaks fluent Spanish and French. Lives in London. Attended Bristol University (BA in Hispanic Studies). Has appeared in numerous British plays and television programs. Most recognized by Americans as Sherlock Holmes in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985). The son of a member of Parliament. Lived with Lou...

31. Robert Davi

Actor | Licence to Kill

Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist.

From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in ...

32. Denise Perrier

Actress | La blonde de P├ękin

Denise Perrier was born in 1935. She is an actress, known for The Blonde from Peking (1967), Die Tintenfische (1966) and Le bourgeois gentil mec (1969).

33. Wayne Farris

Actor | Midnight Massacre

Wayne Farris was born on January 24, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Roy Wayne Farris. He is an actor, known for Midnight Massacre (2016), WWF Championship Wrestling (1972) and Saturday Night's Main Event (1985). He has been married to Tammy P. Farris since 1984. They have two children. He was ...

34. Kevin Nash

Actor | Magic Mike

Kevin Nash is one of the most well-known personalities in the wrestling business and has established himself not only in the realm of sports, but in the entertainment world, as well.

Kevin grew up in Detroit, Michigan with dreams of playing on a professional basketball team. He played basketball for...

35. Spice Williams-Crosby

Actress | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Born on a ranch in North Hollywood, California, Spice rode her horse to kindergarten, grew up playing in her father's medical offices, eventually hitting the road as a musician, singer, and dancer under contract to 20th Century-Fox Records.

Overcoming a seven-year drug and alcohol problem, at the ...

36. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Logan

Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he ...

37. Scott Bakula

Actor | Quantum Leap

Scott Stewart Bakula was born on October 9, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Sally (Zumwinkel) and J. Stewart Bakula, a lawyer. He is of German, as well as Czech, Austrian, Scottish, and English ancestry. He comes from a musical family. In the fourth grade, he started a rock band and wrote songs for...

38. Marianna Hill

Actress | High Plains Drifter

A familiar character actress, Mariana Hill was the daughter of a building contractor, who moved his family around. In addition to living in her native Southern California, Hill has lived in Canada, Spain and Great Britain. As a result, she learned and became quite accomplished in doing different ...

39. Eddie Paskey

Actor | Star Trek

Eddie Paskey was born on August 20, 1939 in Delaware, USA. He is known for his work on Star Trek (1966), Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (2004) and Ben Casey (1961). He is married to Judy Paskey. They have four children.

40. Robin Curtis

Actress | Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Robin Curtis was born on June 15, 1956 in New York Mills, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

42. Glynn Edwards

Actor | Zulu

Trained at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. Worked as sugar farmer in Trinidad. Was married to George & Mildred actress Yootha Joyce (dissolved), then Christine Pilgrim (dissolved), now Valerie. Has one son, Tom (from 2nd marriage). Now semi-retired, lives in Spain and on a houseboat on the ...

43. Vic Armstrong

Stunts | I Am Legend

Vic Armstrong was born on October 5, 1946 in Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire, England as Victor Monroe Armstrong. He is known for his work on I Am Legend (2007), The Green Hornet (2011) and The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). He is married to Wendy Leech. They have three children.