2017 Central City Comic Con Special Guests
Stay tuned as we are stilling adding guests to this years show! Unfortunately guests may be cancelled at any time due to scheduling restrictions.
Doug Jones is the man behind the mask of characters such as 'Abe Sapien' (Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army), 'Pan' and the terrifying 'Pale Man' from the multi-Oscar-winning Pan's Labyrinth, the legendary 'Silver Surfer' in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and the starring role of 'Jerry' in the indie feature My Name Is Jerry, now winning awards in International Film Festivals worldwide.
WWE Hall of Fame inductee, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, is a wrestling legend slithering to the ring with a monstrous python concealed in a burlap sack, Jake used fear as a weapon as deftly as he used pain. His DDT finishing move is still one of the most brutal finishers ever unleashed on a Superstar.
Caroll Spinney is an American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker well known for his roles as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street, a role he has played since 1969. Spinney has also been on movies such as Follow That Bird and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Born in the city of Cheng Du in southern China, Bai Ling began her career at age of 14. Bai Ling's extensive film career includes favorites such as Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith, Wild Wild West, She Hates Me, Anna the King, The Crow, Sky Captain World of Tomorrow, and television hits such as Lost and HBO's Entourage.
Jonathan Lipnicki was first cast at 5 years old to play along side Tom Cruise and Renée Zellweger in Jerry Maguire. He went on to play roles in movies such as Stuart Little, and The Little Vampire. Since then, Jonathan has played roles in movies such as For the love of Money and the soon to be released horror film, Circus Kane.
Keith Tucker played an epic role in illustrating storyboards such as childhood favorites: Animaniacs, Tiny Tunes, Duck Tales, Pinky and the Brain and so many more. We are honored to have Keith join us for another year of Central City Comic Con.
Emilio Delgado is best known for his role as Luis on Sesame Street, a role he played for 44 years. Emilio has also been cast on hit shows such as House of Cards and Law and Order. Emilio has received multiple awards including The Impact Award 2000 from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, The HOLA Ilka Award in 2005 and in 2009 he and the cast of Sesame Street received the Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award for Sesame Street's 40 years on the air.
Bob McGrath is one of the original hosts on Sesame Street and an independent children’s recording artist and performer, Bob was inducted into the Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, received the American Eagle Award by the National Music Council, and was given the Fame Award by the National Association of Music Educators for furthering the cause of music education.
Marty Grabstein is an American comic actor, best known for being the voice of Courage on the beloved cartoon Courage the Cowardly Dog. Other credits include Law and Order, Law and Order SVU, Third Watch, Cartoon Network Showzen, and more.
Sandi Sellner is an American Actress who got her first major role on the hit show, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, in 1994 where she played the role of Alpha 5.
Cesar Garcia is an American Actor who has played roles opposite Paul Walker in Fast and Furious 4 as well as holding a role on the hit show, Breaking Bad, on AMC.
Justin Zimmerman is a writer / director best known for his 2017 film SMART and creating The 27 Run & The Killing Jar. His narrative and documentary work has appeared in film festivals across the globe and has been broadcast on national public television, where he won two international television awards. He's also been the recipient of multiple grants and fellowships, he contributed a story to the Eisner Award winning graphic novel Love Is Love, and his script and comic work has been optioned on multiple occasions. See more at www.brickerdown.com.
Alkali, or Ally as she’s known to her fans, got her start in Cosplay after appearing at a convention as a Special Effects Makeup artist. After that, it wasn’t her makeup skills making the headlines…it was her cosplay! Ally still does special effects for short films and commercials when she’s not jet-setting across the country to geekfests and comic conventions.
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Real life brothers, Daniel and Luis Moncada, play Tuco's Cousins who are looking to avenge the death of their relative in AMC's wildly popular show Breaking Bad. Daniel and Luis were also featured in the show's prequel, Better Call Saul.