Attention Star Wars fans! Lando Calrissian himself - Billy Dee Williams - will be appearing at Sask Expo this fall!
You may also know Billy Dee as Harvey Dent in Tim Burton's Batman, Two Face in The LEGO Batman Movie, or Gale in Brian's Song. Mr Williams has had an impressive decades-long career in Broadway, film and television.
Doug Jones career spans numerous years in television and on film. Currently Doug can be seen as Lt. Saru in CBS’ "Star Trek Discovery". He can also be seen in the award-winning and highly nominated film THE SHAPE OF WATER in which Doug teams up once again to bring an original story to life by director Guillermo del Toro! In his long association with Guillermo del Toro, Jones played 2 characters in the Oscar winning film Pan's Labyrinth - Pan (the faun creature) and The Pale Man, as well as fan favourite, Abe Sapien in both Hellboy films.
Jones is also well known for his TV work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Cochise, Fallen Skies, The Neighbours, Fear Itself, and Teen Wolf.
Gates McFadden is an actress, choreographer, director and teacher. Acting credits include 6 years and four films portraying Dr. Beverly Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Other films include Taking Care of Business, The Hunt for Red October, Muppets Take Manhattan, Crowned and Dangerous, short film Mattresside, and the Follow the Numbers 2016 music video by Onsen.
At the age of six, Jewel began studying at the Vancouver Youth Theatre where she trained several days a week for several years. This hard work paid off when she booked the lead role in the Disney Channel series "Flash Forward" with Ben Foster. Her performance earned her a nomination from The Gemini Awards for ‘Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series’, as well as a nomination for the Canadian Television Film and Showcase Award. Jewel made her 2005 feature film debut in Universal Pictures "Serenity", Joss Whedon’s adaptation of the FOX science fiction television series "Firefly", of which Jewel was a series regular. Jewel played the ship’s mechanic 'Kaylee', a sweet, happy and sensual farm girl who loves life and is a genius at fixing anything. Some guest appearances include the CW’s "Supernatural", her memorable role in the Showtime pilot "Huff" with Hank Azaria and Oliver Platt, Syfy’s “Warehouse 13”, as well as Showtime’s "Dead Like Me" opposite Ellen Muth and Rebecca Gayheart, and FOX’s "The X-Files" opposite David Duchovny.
Jim is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles. He is known for voicing the title character from Darkwing Duck, Dr. Robotnik from Sonic the Hedgehog, Pete, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Bonkers D. Bobcat and the Tasmanian Devil. He has performed in numerous Disney and DreamWorks animations including Aladdin, The Lion King, Balto, Antz, The Road to El Dorado, Shrek, and The Princess and the Frog. He has also provided voice-over work for video games, such as Icewind Dale, Fallout, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Baldur's Gate, Mass Effect 2, Star Wars: The Old Republic, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft: Legion, and Splatterhouse other voice characters voiced as Biker Mice from Mars, Iron Man, Spider-Man: The Animated Series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Incredible Hulk, Batman: The Animated Series and Fantastic Four.
John Ratzenberger is best known for playing mail carrier Cliff Calvin on one of the most popular sitcoms of all time Cheers. Star Wars fans world wide know John for his role as Major Derlin as seen in Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back and those same fans will recognize him from another huge franchise; Superman 1 & 2! John's popularity has crossed over from the sitcom, Sci-Fi and fantasy worlds into another huge demographic, being recognized by kids off all ages for his various roles in the Disney/Pixar animated films! John can currently be heard in the new film Coco and will be reprising his character's role for the highly anticipated film The Incredibles 2!
Ming Chen entered the world of podcasting in 2007 as one of the architects behind Kevin Smith's SModCast Network. As the network grew and more shows were added, Ming was asked to create and co-host podcasts of his own including the award winning "I Sell Comics," "The SModCo SMorning Show" and "The Secret Stash: The Official Comic Book Men Companion Podcast." He can also be heard as an occasional guest on the massively popular "Tell 'em Steve Dave" podcast.
In 2011 Ming became a cast member of the hit AMC TV unscripted show "Comic Book Men" along with A Shared Universe co-founder Michael Zapcic. Based out of Kevin Smith's comic book store "Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash" in Red Bank, NJ, this show focuses on amazing comics and vintage toys and the stories behind them.
In 2017 Ming Chen and Mike Zapcic decided to open A Shared Universe in Eatontown, NJ in an effort to help aspiring podcasters start their own shows and to help experienced podcasters become even better.
At 13, Pat auditioned for the Degrassi series, and was subsequently cast as Joey Jeremiah. In 1988, Mastroianni won a Gemini Award for Best Continuing Actor in a Leading Role. After Degrassi High ended in 1992. Degrassi: The Next Generation began in 2001, where Mastroianni reprised his role as Joey for five seasons. Pat currently handles celebrity clients for appearances at conventions worldwide and heads up Degrassi reunion pop up conventions across North America.
Stacie Mistysyn is a member of the classic Degrassi cast, audiences all over the world watched Stacie grow up on TV. Her award-winning-run as Caitlin Ryan earned her three Gemini nominations and the win for Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role in 1990. She continued her popular role of Caitlin in, Degrassi: The Next Generation engaging a whole new audience. Stacie’s acting/hosting career spans 30 years and includes an extensive list of film, TV and theatre. In more recent years, she travelled cross-country sharing her love of 80’s music as DJ Mistylicious with Inbetween Days. Currently, she is a full-time mom to two toddlers.
Ron Perlman is an American actor and voice actor. He played the role of Vincent on the television series Beauty and the Beast, for which he won a Golden Globe Award, the comic book character Hellboy in both Hellboy and its sequel Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and Clay Morrow on the television series Sons of Anarchy. Perlman most recently starred in the Amazon series Hand of God.
Perlman is also a collaborator of Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro, having roles in the del Toro films Cronos, Blade II, and Pacific Rim. He is also known for his voice-over work as the narrator of the post-apocalyptic game series Fallout, Clayface on Batman: The Animated Series, Slade on the animated series Teen Titans, The Lich on Adventure Time, and The Stabbington Brothers in Disney's animated film Tangled.
After beginning her career as a fitness model, Stratus began working for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), which was later renamed World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). She is a one-time WWE Hardcore Champion, and was proclaimed "Diva of the Decade". After nearly seven years in the business, Stratus retired from professional wrestling at WWE Unforgiven on September 17, 2006 after winning her record-setting seventh WWE Women's Championship. In 2011, Stratus was a trainer for WWE Tough Enough. She was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013 as the youngest member in its history. After appearing in the 2018 Women's Royal Rumble, and just recently WWE announced that Stratus will be coming out of retirement for a match WWE Evolution against Alexa Bliss.
Veronica Taylor is a classically trained actor who has performed in NYC and around the U.S. in contemporary and classical theatre. Her voice has been a part of Saturday morning cartoons for some time now. She is probably best known for playing the original Ash and May on the first 8 seasons of Pokemon, April on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and roles in Yu-Gi-Oh!, Cubix, Dinosaur King, Winx Club, Tai Chi Chasers, One Piece, and more. She can be heard on PBS kids’ Word World (Sheep), Lunch Lab (Mixiebot), and Chuck Vanderchuck's 'something something' Explosion! (Ramona). Current projects include Nickelodeon's Welcome to the Wayne (Spy from 8-i), Sprout's Ollie and Moon (flight attendant/ensemble), Astroblast (Sputnik), Sailor Moon (Sailor Pluto), and Mofy (Mofy, Mogu, Sora). Some anime favorites include Amelia on Slayers, Yukino on His and Hers Circumstances, all 7 Nana’s on Nana Seven of Seven, and Narue on World of Narue, as well as many others. She has done numerous voices for animation, video games, audiobooks, commercials, and documentaries.