Edward James Olmos
Saturday, January 17th, 2015
We're excited to bring Charisma Carpenter to Phoenix Comicon 2015. Charisma was cast as Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer where she held the role for three seasons before moving to the spin-off series Angel. Alongside David Boreanaz, she continued to play Cordelia for an additional four seasons, with return appearances for the 100th episode.
After Buffy and Angel, Charisma had a three episode guest appearance on Charmed, a recurring role on Miss Match, Veronica Mars and Greek, and also made guest appearances on Burn Notice, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Supernatural, Blue Bloods, and Sons of Anarchy among other roles. Charisma has also gone on to appear in films including Psychosis, Crash Site, and portrayed the character Lacy in both The Expendables and The Expendables 2.
Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Actor, director, and producer Edward James Olmos is going to be at Phoenix Comicon 2015! It was recently announced that Olmos will be joining Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. when the show returns this March, playing the character Robert Gordon.
The Academy Award and Golden Globe winner is also known for portraying Admiral William Adama on Battlestar Galatica from 2003 to 2009. Olmos has also appeared in titles including Blade Runner, Stand and Deliver, My Family/Mi Familia, Selena, In the Time of Butterflies, The West Wing, American Me and many more.
In addition to acting, Olmos is known for being an international advocate, spokesman, and humanitarian working with organizations such as Thank You Ocean, Project Hope Foundation, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, The Boy's and Girl's Club of America, The River Keepers, Dr. Andros' Diabetic Foot Global Conference and he speaks up to 150 times a year in schools, universities, and corporations.
Saturday, January 10th, 2015
Please welcome Aquaman, Jason Momoa, to Phoenix Comicon! As one of Hollywood’s upcoming leading male action stars, Jason is known for his portrayals of Ronon Dex on Stargate: Atlantis, Phillip Kopus in The Red Road, and Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones among other roles.
Making his big screen debut in the summer of 2011, Jason took on the iconic character of Conan, garnering positive reviews in the Lionsgate/Millennium franchise reboot of Conan the Barbarian. Jason also played an integral role in the success of the critically acclaimed and Emmy-nominated first season of the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Phoenix Comicon 2015 will be May 28-31, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Hyatt Regency, Renaissance and Sheraton Downtown.