Aaron Schwartz is a New York native who began his acting career at an early age. He is known for playing the lead role of Gerald Garner in the 1995 Judd Apatow feature "Heavyweights" and in the cult classic "The Mighty Ducks." Aaron also reunited with former and future cast mates Michelle Trachtenberg and Danny Tamberelli, playing Clem Lanell in eight episodes of the Nickelodeon series "The Adventures of Pete & Pete." Aaron had a recurring role as doorman Vanya on The CW's drama series "Gossip Girl" and as a young Kurt Russell In "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2."
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Melanie began acting in the theater when she was 3 years old and continued for the next 15 years! She got a taste of the big screen when she portrayed a student in a scene of The Godfather at the age of 7.
Melaine auditioned for the voice of "Lucy van Pelt" in the iconic Peanuts specials when her sister, Robin, retired for the job. Melanie voiced "Lucy" from 1974-1977 in 'Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown,' 'You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown,' 'It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown,' 'It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown,' and the full-length feature film 'Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown,'
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Jim Foronda is a Texas-based voice actor. A former ad copywriter, Jim began voice acting while writing commercials for Hasbro Toys, occasionally being tasked with voicing characters like Optimus Prime and Mr. Potato Head in toy ads. Since then, he’s been all manner of person, monster, robot, and… well, anything… in anime like in My Hero Academia, Trapped In A Dating Sim, Fairy Tail, One Piece, How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom, Banished From The Hero's Party I Decided To Live A Quiet Life In The Countryside, If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It To The Budokan I Would Die, Sleepy Princess In The Demon Castle, The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED, That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Fullmetal Alchemist, and much, much more. Game-wise, he can be heard all over the Borderlands franchise (including Claptrap in Borderlands 3 and Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands) as well as titles like Fortnite, SMITE, Paladins, Rogue Company, Battleborn, NBA 2K21, Orcs Must Die 3, Hero Academy, and Dungeon Boss.
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Joshua Passmore is a Voice and Film actor originally from East Texas. He looks forward to meeting and hanging out with everyone at the Tyler Comic Con!
He currently works for the anime dubbing company Crunchy Roll as a voice actor you can hear him as Gotti of the Fire Tank Pirates in the latest whole cake island arc on One Piece. He has also voiced in other popular animes such as attack on titan, black clover, fairy tail, fire force, over lord, fairy gone, boogie pop phantom, stiens gate zero and Tokyo ghoul RE and many more. He also works on live action and animated featured dubs as well as tv shows like queen of the south and murder made me famous.
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Bill Necessary has been appearing in costume for numerous occasions and events since he was in high school in the late 70’s. He was into cosplay long before cosplay was ever a thing.
Over the decades he’s done everything from working kid’s parties, store openings, local TV ads and riding in parades!
He chooses to cosplay classic characters from comics and other media. He calls it “old school cosplay.” He’s appeared all over Texas and Louisiana as heroes such as The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, and the 1966 Batman.
Michael “Knightmage” Wilson
A current decorated 22-year Deputy Sheriff for the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio, Michael has been cosplaying since 2012. Having created over 300 costumes, Michael is an award-winning cosplayer with many of his creations being praised and displayed on numerous platforms in print and online. Michael is noted as one of the most influential and diverse male cosplayers in the world. Along with judging cosplay contests Michael often hosts cosplay panels and workshops at conventions showcasing the creative, positive, inspiring, and supportive side of cosplay.
Tom Cook animator and director. He worked on SuperFriends, Godzilla, Scooby Doo, Tarzan, Flash Gordon, Blackstar, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, The Brown Hornet, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra Princess of Power, Ghostbusters, Lone Ranger, Zorro, The Kids Super Power Hour with Shazam Smurfs, Pacman the Flintstones and many more.
Brian has worked with KISS, Fangoria, Heavy Metal Magazine, Delirium, and GoreZone, just to name a few. He is currently the co-publisher at Fantasm Media, where print isn’t dead! There he works on actual paper magazines featuring the best in horror and exploitation films and rock music. Some of his past projects include official magazines for George Romero, Ace Frehley, KISS, Linnea Quigley, Night of the Living Dead, and tributes to Sid Haig, and The Texas Chainsaw Legacy.
Brian still works with KISS doing numerous projects: promo pieces, passes, guitar picks and even guitars designs for Paul Stanley.
You can find his work at www.BrianSteward.com
If you watch YouTube you might have seen this guy..... Herbert Midgley
He was one of the pioneers of YouTube and has about 6000 videos posted. Since 2009, Herbert has posted one video on YouTube each day.
He has been a filmmaker, screenwriter, composer, actor, and musician for over the last twenty years! He has worked on ten feature films and fifty-plus short films. Also, he has made many narrative and art films and is an active photographer. Herbert holds a Masters Of Fine Arts in Film & Cinematography and an M.Ed. in Education, in addition to an M.M. in Music Composition.
While in Hollywood, Herbert has worked on many television shows as a background actor, appearing on The Rookie, Shameless, Speechless, All Rise, The Goldbergs, and Kidding. The feature films he has been in as a background actor is Olympus Has Fallen, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, and The Blind. He also was on the popular game show while working in Hollywood, Let's Make A Deal, as a contestant, and his performance on the show when viral. In 2014 Herbert Midgley premiered his sci-fi feature film The Rise Of The Robots at film festivals all over the United States. In 2016 The Rise Of The Robots received a distribution deal on Amazon Prime and on DVD. His current film series, On The Brick Streets, has been popular during the film festivals over the past few years. On The Brick Streets Of Nacogdoches and On The Brick Streets Of Nacogdoches Vice, have drawn in many fans. The latest in the series, On The Brick Streets Of Shreveport, has been entered in the Louisana Film Prize.