Guest Announcement Gigi Edgley

Gigi Edgley is an internationally renowned actress originally from Australia. Edgley has starred in countless film and television series including FX’s Feud, USA’s The Starter Wife, Enuattii: Face off Designer’s latest feature, Diminuendo, Rescue Special Ops, Tricky Business, SyFy’s Showdown at Area 51, Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats, Day of The Roses, Star Trek Continues and Nexus.

dditionally Edgley has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company’s critically acclaimed sci fi cult series, Farscape in which she starred for over five years.   Gigi stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. The SyFy Channel and The Jim Henson Company also asked her to host Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.   Recently Gigi also helped crowd fund over $101700 for The Circuit. Edgley’s team additionally raised over $44,000 on Kickstarter to fund a sci-fi short called Hashtag. They are planning to take it to Sundance, Cannes and Toronto film festivals. Gigi was nominated for the Film’s Critic’s Circle awards for best lead actress in the feature Last Train To Freo, the SyFy Genre Award for Best Supporting actress, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a television series and Maxim Award for Sexiest Space Babe.   Gigi has a long list of theater credits as well that include: Kill Everything YouLove, 4.48 Psychosis,The Rover, Boy’s Life, Romeo And Juliet, Road, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Les Miserables. She also recently sung at Stan Lee’s Birthday and was selected for the Women of Sci-Fi book by Denny’s Illic.   Edgley is also a recording artist, creator of original comic books, director and producer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology after entering in the auditions alongside hundreds of other candidates. Check out her website at: GigiEdgley.Com

Guest Announcement Herb Jefferson Jr.

Mr. Jefferson is remembered Internationally as “Lieutenant Boomer” from the Original “Battlestar Galactica”. 

In a career spanning over 5 decades, Jefferson was also a series co-star in the award winning Novel for Television “Rich Man Poor Man” opposite Nick Nolte, as well as it’s sequel, “Rich Man Poor Man Book II”.  He also co-starred in the Revolutionary War mini series “The Bastard”, the Western series  “The Yellow Rose” with Sam Elliott and Cybill Shepard, and “The Devlin Connection” with Rock Hudson.

   He has also guest starred in scores of episodes of series TV over these decades, including  “ER”, “Sister,Sister”, “Hill Street Blues”, Airwolf”, “The Fall Guy”, “Knight Rider”,  “T.J. Hooker”, “Quincy”, “The Streets of San Francisco”, “Police Story”, “McCloud”, “The Dukes of Hazzard”, “The White Shadow”, “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery”, and “Mission Impossible” to name but a few.. His most recent recurring TV role was of Police Chief Price on the hit NBC Soap Opera “Sunset Beach”.  
   His notable feature film credits include “Apollo 13”, “Outbreak”, “Detroit 9000”, “Black Gunn”, “The Slams”, and most recently, the independent film, “Star Trek: Renegades” as Admiral Satterlee.                                                                  
   Mr. Jefferson’s extensive legitimate Theater credits include two Pulitzer Prize winning Plays, “The Great White Hope” and “No Place To Be Somebody”.  He was also directed by Academy and Tony Award winner Mike Nichols, and received critical acclaim in the hit David Rabe play “Streamers”, originating the role of “Roger”. The play went on to win many awards, including “Best New American Play of the Year” Award by the New York drama critics..
   Herb is a New York trained actor studying at The Herbert Bergof Studio, The Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg, and is an Alumnus of New York’s historic American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He has appeared in productions on Broadway, Off Broadway , Off-Off Broadway and regionally.

Guest Announcment Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons

Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons is a German and Japanese American artist who produces her art and stories under the studio name of Tavicat (and sometimes “WiredPsyche”). During her two decades of publishing manga-influenced comics in the American market, Tavisha’s comics and illustrations have been published by Nickelodeon, Tokyopop, Digital Manga, and SLG Publishing, among many others. Original illustrated books and comics that she created with Rikki Simons include Ranklechick and his Three-Legged Cat, Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!,ShutterBox, and now The Trinkkits. @Tavicat, a comic about her cats, can be read and purchased at www.tavicat.com.

Guest Announcement Rikki Simons

Rosearik Rikki Simons is a voice actor, writer, and artist. He is most famous for being the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR from Invader ZIM. As a writer he is known for the science fiction and fantasy novel Hitherto a Lion. Original illustrated books and comics that he created with Tavisha-Wolfgarth-Simons include Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!Ranklechick and His Three Legged Cat, ShutterBox, and now The Trinkkits. He is also a background painter in animation, most noted for his color design on Invader ZIM. The comics and books he creates with Tavisha can be read and purchased at www.tavicat.com. His Blog can be found at www.rikkisimons.com.

Guest Announcement Jamie Sullivan

Jamie Sullivan is a cover Artist for IDW’s GI Joe: A Real American Hero comic series. As well as the artist for Toynami’s current line of Robotech Toys and limited edition prints. He’s worked for companies such as Disney and Marvel and has created art for Lucasfilm’s Star Wars. Jamie is thJamie Sullivan is a cover Artist for IDW’s GI Joe: A Real American Hero comic series. As well as the artist for Toynami’s current line of Robotech Toys and limited edition prints. He’s worked for companies such as Disney and Marvel and has created art for Lucasfilm’s Star Wars. Jamie is the Co-Creator and Artist of the comic book “4 Reasons To Own A Death Ray” and the upcoming series “The Deeply Enthralling Misadventures of My Amputated Toe”. Jamie’s attention to detail, inventive composition and deep love for the subject matter he works with is what continues to make him a fan favorite.

Guest Announcement Bob West

West became the voice of Barney in 1988, his first voice work as Barney was for the direct-to-video series Barney and the Backyard Gang. He went on and continued voicing Barney in the television series Barney & Friends and would reprise the role again in a 70 market radio show, on Multi-Platinum and Multi-Gold albums, Barney’s Great Adventure, for CBS and NBC primetime specials, for touring performances, as a Daytime Emmy presenter, for toys, for educational games, and for “personal appearances”. He also voiced interviews on The Today Show, LIVE! with Regis & Kathie Lee, Oprah, The Donahue Show, John & Leeza From Hollywood, Marilu, and appearances around the world

Guest Announcement William Daniels & Bonnie Bartlett

William David Daniels is an American actor, who is best recognized for his television roles, notably as Mark Craig in the drama series St. Elsewhere, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards, the voice of K.I.T.T. in the critically acclaimed television series Knight Rider and as George Feeny in the sitcom Boy Meets World, which earned him four People’s Choice Award nominations. He reprised the role in its sequel, Girl Meets World.

Bonnie Bartlett

Bonnie Bartlett is an American actress. Her career spans over 60 years, with her first major role being on a 1950s daytime drama, Love of Life. She is best known for her role as Ellen Craig on the medical drama series St. Elsewhere.

Jan 23rd 2022 Pasadena Convention Center