Salt Lake Comic Con Announces 8 New Guests for FANX17

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) Salt Lake Comic Con organizers announced a slew of new guests for FanXperience 2017 on March 17-18. 
Stan Lee, Cary Elwes, Adrian Paul, Weird Al” Yankovic, Khary Payton, Judge Reinhold, Chris Sarandon and Tara Strong will be at FanX 2017. 
Co-founders say these guests are just  the “tip of the iceberg.” 
  • Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, voice actor and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics.
  • Weird Al” Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.
  • Cary Elwes is a Salt Lake City Comic Con alumni. He was a guest at Salt Lake Comic Con in 2014. He is best known for his role as Wesley in the Princess Bride, Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men In Tights, Jerry in Liar, Liar and in a number of popular TV shows, including The X-Files and Psych. 
  • Adrian Paul is a British actor that is best known for his title role as Duncan MacLeod in the TV series Highlander: The Series. He starred as Ananias Dare in Wraiths of Roanoke, Sir Francis Drake in The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake and the voice of in the animated Sci-Fi movie, War of the Worlds: Goliath. Paul will host his world renowned “Sword Experience” at FanX.
  • Khary Payton is an actor and accomplished voice actor. He plays King Ezekiel in Season 7 of The Walking Dead. He’s best known for his voice over roles as Cyborg in Teen Titans, Drebin in the game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns and Patriots and Grimlock in Transformers: Robots in Disguise.
  • Judge Reinhold has appeared in more than 60 feature films, including Beverly Hills Cop, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ruthless People, The Santa Clause trilogy as well as TV shows, most notably as the “close talker” in Seinfeld.
  • Chris Sarandon is best known for his role as Prince Humperdinck in The Princess Bride, Joseph Curwen/Charles Dexter Ward in The Resurrected. He has also starred in a number of voice roles in animated films, most notably Jack Skellington in Disney’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • Tara Strong is a voice actor best known for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic,  as the voice of  Timmy in The Fairly OddParents, and the voice of Bubbles The Powerpuff Girls.
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