Dan Starkey

Dan Starkey has played various Sontaran roles in televised Doctor Who, as well as for audio dramas and the Doctor Who video game “The Gunpowder Plot”. He has also played other non-Sontaran characters for audio and televised Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures. He is best known for playing Strax, an occasional associate of…

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Sid Haig

Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig has provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film. Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian in Fresno, California on July 14th 1939, a screaming ball of hair. His career was somewhat of an accident. Sid was growing so fast that he…

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Tim Rose

Tim Rose is best known for playing the role of Admiral Ackbar, the supreme commander of all space forces for the Rebel Alliance, in the sequel Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983). In addition, Rose also puppeteered the characters of Sy Snootles and Salacious Crumb in that film, and has been involved…

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Virginia Hey

Virginia Hey is an Australian actress best known for 4 Cult acting roles:
 Warrior Woman in Mad Max 2: Road Warrior; Bond girl Rubivich in The Living Daylights; cult smash Prisoner: Cellblock H as Leigh Templar; and the iconic role of the bald blue priestess Zhaan in the giant cult television hit Farscape, for which…

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Vernon Wells

Pensacon is pleased to welcome from The Road Warrior, Commando, and Power Rangers: Time Force, actor Vernon Wells! As a kid, Vernon’s only contact with the film world was the biweekly screenings of Hollywood westerns at the local cinema. His favorites were always the “bad guys.” Little did he realize that one day he would…

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Bushwhacker Luke

Pensacon is pleased to welcome one half of a legendary WWF (WWE) tag team and 2015 Hall of Fame inductee, Bushwhacker Luke! Luke and his partner Butch, having gone as far as they could progress in little old New Zealand in the early 70s (population 3 million), decided they wanted to explore the world of…

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Ellie Kendrick

Ellie Kendrick is an English actress best known for playing Anne Frank in the BBC’s 2009 miniseries The Diary of Anne Frank, Ivy Morris in the first series of the 2010 revived Upstairs Downstairs, and Meera Reed in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Kendrick was born in London. She attended Benenden School in Kent…

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Gemma Whelan

Gemma Whelan is an English actress and comedian best known for playing Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones. In addition to being an actress and comedian, Whelan is also a professional dancer and is highly skilled in the tap and jazz dance styles. She is a member of the dance troupe…

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Barry Bostwick

Barry Bostwick is a Tony Award winning American stage and screen actor best known for playing Brad Majors in the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he starred with Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon. He is also well known from the sitcom Spin City, where he portrayed New York Mayor Randall…

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Fred “The Hammer” Williamson

Fred “The Hammer” Williamson played college football for Chicago’s Northwestern University during the late 1950s. This was followed by a seven-year professional career in the NFL, beginning in 1960 when he was signed on with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The following year, he joined the Oakland Raiders, with whom he played four seasons. He then played…

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Ted “The Million Dollar Man” DiBiase

Pensacon is pleased to welcome WWE Hall of Famer, the Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase! Ted DiBiase is a WWE Hall Of Fame professional wrestler, best known for his role as the villainous “Million Dollar Man” of the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE). Having been raised by his wrestler father, “Iron” Mike DiBiase,…

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Claudia Wells

Claudia Wells is an American actress who was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but grew up in San Francisco, CA. Wells gained celebrity notoriety by starring in the 1985 film Back to the Future as Jennifer Parker, Marty McFly’s girlfriend. Also in 1985, Wells co-starred in Stop the Madness, an anti-drug music video sponsored by…

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David Prowse

British actor David Prowse began weightlifting at the age of 16 and became his country’s champion in that field five years later. He held onto the title for two years. Theatrical producers and filmakers found the imposing Prowse to be an excellent type for supernatural roles. He was first cast as Death in the play…

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Peter Davison

Peter Davison

Peter Davison portrayed the fifth incarnation of the Doctor from 1981 to 1984, beginning with the conclusion of “Logopolis” and ending with “The Caves of Androzani”. He reprised the role for the 1993 Children in Need special “Dimensions in Time” and again for the 2007 Children in Need special “Time Crash”, making him one of…

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Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew was cast as Chewbacca, the loyal sidekick and co-pilot of scoundrel and pilot of the Millineum Falcon, Han Solo. Once cast as Chewie, Peter made several visits to his local zoo, where he studied the movements and mannerisms of bears, monkeys, and gorillas.  This lead to him bringing one of most memorable characters…

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