Jason David Frank is an American actor as well as a professional mixed martial artist. He is famous for playing the role of Tommy Oliver in multiple seasons of the series ‘Power Rangers.’ He has also portrayed the same character in its feature film incarnation ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie’. Besides this, the actor has guest-starred in the dramas ‘Cybertron’, ‘Sweet Valley High’, ‘Family Matters’ and ‘Undressed’. He has also acted in the web series ‘Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe’ and ‘Transformers: Titans Return’. In addition, Frank has done considerable work on the big screen as well. He has acted in the films and short films ‘The Junior Defenders’, ‘Fall Guy: The John Stewart Story’, ‘The Blue Sun’ and ‘Crammed 2: Hoaching’. He is a trained martial artist as well. As an internationally recognized award-winning instructor, he is also known for developing his own style of American Karate namely ‘Toso Kune Do’. The style is a unique combination of Taekwondo, Shotokan, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Jeet Kune Do, Wado-Ryu, Wing Chun, Savate and Muay Thai. The American actor, who holds a 7th Degree Black Belt and 25 years of experience in martial arts, is also the CEO and President of Rising Sun Karate Academy (R.S.K.A). Frank also knows skydiving and is a 2013 Guinness World Record Holder for the most 1 inch pine board broken while in freefall!
American Actress, and Model
Smith began her career as a teenage model. She moved to Los Angeles and planned on doing commercials to support herself while she attended UCLA. She was in an HBO commercial that aired during the Super Bowl; this exposure led to her finding an agent and beginning her acting career. She has played in several movies, ranging from Jerry Maguire to the Transformers, and has been actively working in television over the past two decades. Her most notable role is Mary Winchester on the paranormal and fantasy TV series, Supernatural. She has also had guest appearances on Rizzoli & Isles and Criminal Minds.
Canadian Actress, Director, and Producer
Annette Reilly was born in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada and began acting professionally at the age of 16. Annette has a BFA in Theatre from the University of Victoria, specializing in acting. Soon after obtaining her degree, Annette began directing theatre which in turn led to directing and producing independent film with her first production company, EVE Entertainment. She spent several years focusing on that until she was diagnosed with colon cancer at the age of 30. She has since been declared medically cured and has been actively pursuing her film work both in front of and behind the camera. Annette's most recent film, "A Typical Fairytale" (Exeunt Productions), which she produced, directed, and starred in, is available on Telus VOD as of September 2018. Annette is based in Vancouver, Canada, where she works both in theatre and film.
Canadian Actress, Community Manager, and Internet Personality
Barbara Julie Dunkelman is a Canadian actress, community manager and internet personality. She is the Director of Social and Community Marketing at the production company Rooster Teeth, Program Director of the RTX gaming and internet convention and voice of Yang Xiao Long in the web series RWBY, Cosmos in Fairy Tail, and ORF in X-Ray and Vav. Her live-action acting credits include roles in Rooster Teeth Shorts, Immersion,Day 5 and Ten Little Roosters, as well as the horror comedy Blood Fest.
Kara Eberle is an American voice actress and Internet personality. She's most known for her role as Weiss Schnee in the award-winning anime series, RWBY. Kara first stepped into the industry working at Rooster Teeth Productions, where she met Monty Oum (RWBY ) in 2011. They became close friends, and Oum shared a "crazy idea" that would turn out to be a global phenomenon. Warner Bros. Japan recently debuted RWBY to the eastern market in late 2015. Kara also lends her voice to the new video game, RWBY: Grimm Eclipse- introduced at RTX 2015 and currently available on Steam.
In addition to voice acting and interacting with fans, Kara works as an executive at Powerhouse Animation Studios, located in Austin, TX. She enjoys seeing all aspects of the animation world!
British-American Actress and Voice Actress
Born in London to Greek parents, Marina began her passion for acting at the Royal Shakespeare Company affiliated Guild Hall of Music and Drama School. The Worthington Repertory Theatre company's production of Hamlet was Marina's entre into the theatre world. She went on to appear with a variety of European companies such as Coventry Rep's production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame in the role of Esmerelda and in The Rocky Horror Picture Show as Magenta.
Once Marina distinguished herself in theatre, she began to expand her acting career into television. She appeared in several popular British television series such as Minder & Hazel and starred in the critically acclaimed made for British television film One Last Chance. Marina also appeared in feature films produced on both sides of the Atlantic including: The Wicked Lady with Faye Dunaway; Death Wish III opposite Charles Bronson; Blind Date with Bruce Willis and Richard Donner's The Thief of Baghdad.
But it was Marina's riveting portrayal of Deana Troi, the psychic counselor, for seven years on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as her co-starring role with Patrick Stewart in the feature films Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek: First Contact and in the most recently released, Star Trek: Insurrection that has brought her legions of fans throughout the galaxy.
Ms. Sirtis made her American theatre debut in Hartford Stage's production of Loot and then starred in the world premiere of Neil Simon's Hotel Suite at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, both of which won her exceptional praise for her performances.
American Comic Book Writer and Novelist
Writer Chris Claremont has encountered more success than most writers ever dream of. He is a NY Times best-selling author, been awarded the prestigious Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters by Bard College, inducted into the Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards Hall of Fame. His work has won multiple awards in France, Spain, England. His papers are collected in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University, New York.
Chris’s stories are trend-setters for the industry. Although best known for his work on Marvel Comic’s X-Men series, where he created the characters of Legion, The New Mutants, Rogue, Gambit, Sabretooth, Kitty Pryde, and the White Queen amongst many others, he has also written seminal characters such as Batman and Superman; originated The New Mutants and Captain Britain for Marvel and several creator-owned series. Chris is published throughout the world in many different languages. He has authored nine novels. He has spoken at Princeton, MIT, U Penn and Columbia University, appeared on television in the US and abroad. His work has touched millions.
American Actress, Voice Actress, Director, Gamer, and Host
Lindsay Elise Jones is an American actress, voice actress, director, gamer and host. She is best known for her work at Rooster Teeth, with roles such as Ruby Rose in RWBY, and Kimball in Red vs. Blue. She was also a director, writer, and voice actress on X-Ray and Vav, a cartoon series by Rooster Teeth. Additionally, Jones was the primary manager of Rooster Teeth's video gaming website Achievement Hunter, and has appeared in many other Rooster Teeth productions such as Ten Little Roosters and On the Spot. In April 2012, she was added to the cast of the three-time winner of the Podcast Awards, Internet Box.
Actress and professional flower hoarder. Gif over-user. The Zen of Pancakes Coffee and puppy lover.
Arryn Zech is an American actress best known for her role as Blake Belladonna from RWBY. She also voices the character Dr. Emily Grey in the longest running web-based series, Red vs. Blue, created by the Austin-based production company, Rooster Teeth. Arryn was born in Rota, Spain, but was raised in the city of New Braunfels, Texas. She attended the North East School of Arts high-school in San Antonio, Texas, where she majored in Musical Theatre. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors of Journalism in Copy Editing and Design, but found her passions still lie with acting and singing. She worked at the university's student run television station, TSTV, where she worked as an actress, writer, and host for multiple shows including Videogame Hour Live and Still Life. With over 10 years of training in theatre, various acting methods, and classical voice, Arryn is now based in LA pursing her career in film and television.
Kimberly Rhodes is an American actress, who is most known for her portrayal as Ensign Lydnsey Ballard in "Ashes to Ashes" episode of Star Trek Voyager, she also portrayed the role of "Cindy Harrison" on two different soap operas, Another World and As the World Turns, as well as Carey Martin in the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Suite Life on Deck, in which she played the mother of twins Zack and Cody (Dylan and Cole Sprouse). In 2010, she was cast as Sheriff Jody Mills on the CW's show Supernatural. She first appeared in the season 5 episode "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid", with her character appearing in every season since.
Canadian Actor, and Martial Artist
Chau was born in Vancouver, British Columbia to a father from Hong Kong and a mother from Malaysia. In 2000, he took up Wing Chun and continued to study the martial art for eight years. He also studied tai chi and traditional forms of wushu under Zhang Zhi Bing, a master from Harbin, China. After four years, upon Zhang's return to China, Chau enrolled in West Coast Chinese Martial Arts in Vancouver under head instructor Bruce Fontaine and studied modern wushu, a more performance-orientated martial art. In 2007, Chau trained for seven months with the BSU Wushu Team at Beijing Sport University in preparation for the Canadian National Team Trials. Upon his return, he became a member of the Canadian National Wushu Team.
Chau originally wanted to be a stuntman rather than an actor, and worked on stunts for EA Games before appearing in his first major role opposite David Carradine and Daryl Hannah in the two-part TV movie Kung Fu Killer. He went on to make his feature film debut in a supporting role in the 2009 film 2012 and is best known for his role as Kevin Tran in the CW series Supernatural and Vogel in the BBC America series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.
Actor, Comedian, and Impractical Joker
James Stephen "Murr" Murray (born May 1st, 1976) is a member of the New York based comedy troupe called The Tenderloins and is one of the characters of Impractical Jokers.
James “Murr” Murray is the constantly-smiling guy who looks like a ferret. Like the rest of them, he’s from Staten Island. Murr has been acting and doing comedy for years. About the success of Impractical Jokers, he’s said: “I think the comments that we get all the time, and I consider this a huge compliment, is that we remind people of the friends they had growing up and what they do with their friends. That means we’re doing our job right.”
Murr told DenOfGeek that some of his comedic influences include Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Kids in the Hall, I Love Lucy, and the Zucker brothers movies, among others.
American Motion Capture, Producer, and Actor
Sean Gunn is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Kirk Gleason on The WB series Gilmore Girls and Kraglin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Endgame.
In 1995 Gunn played Sammy Capulet in the B movie Tromeo and Juliet. In 2000, he guest starred in the second episode of Gilmore Girls as Mick, a DSL cable installer. As the first season continued, Gunn was brought back to play the recurring role of Kirk Gleason, one of Stars Hollow's most eccentric citizens. Since 2002, until the end of the series in 2007, Gunn was a regular cast member of the show. He also had a recurring role on October Road as Rooster.
Although he is best known for his regular Gilmore Girls role, he also has several television show guest appearance credits, including Angel; 3rd Rock from the Sun; Yes, Dear; True Jackson, VP; Andy Richter Controls the Universe; and Bunheads. Gunn can also be seen in commercials as an "agent" for the text message information service KGB.com. In films, Gunn has also had several roles, the most substantial being "Alien Orphan/Doug" in The Specials, for which he also received a co-producer credit.
In 2003, Gunn starred in the featurette The Man Who Invented the Moon, directed by fellow Goodman School of Drama alum and Gilmore Girls cast member John Cabrera. Gunn and Cabrera have been close artistic colleagues since their school days in Chicago back in the mid-nineties.
Along with his brothers James and Brian, he is a creator and actor in the spoof-porn series, James Gunn's PG Porn. He also had a brief role as a computer maintenance man on the Nickelodeon show True Jackson VP. Gunn starred in a series of television commercials for Knowledge Generation Bureau. He appeared in the 2010 film Super, written and directed by his brother James.
Sean is also the voice actor behind the character of Swan in the Warner Brothers video game Lollipop Chainsaw, also written by his brother James.
Gunn guest-starred in the season 4 episode "Makeover" of Glee as committee member Phineas Hayes.
In 2014, he provided performance capture for the character of Rocket, and played the role of Kraglin, Yondu Udonta's second-in-command, in Guardians of the Galaxy.
In 2014, he held a supporting role in Bones on Fox in the episode "The Corpse at the Convention". In 2017, he reprised his role as Kraglin in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, playing a larger role, and again provided performance capture for the character of Rocket.
Writer, Actor, Assistant Director, and Boom Operator
Cooper Andrews is an American actor.
Andrews was born in Smithtown, on Long Island. His father is Samoan and his mother is of Hungarian Jewish descent. He grew up with his mother, and was raised Jewish. Andrews lived in Atlanta for many years and is a graduate of Dunwoody High School. Andrews played the recurring character Yo-Yo Engberk in the first three seasons in AMC's Halt and Catch Fire. He currently plays Jerry fan favorite as Jerry, right hand man of King Ezekiel, introduced during The Walking Dead’s seventh season. As the show continues into its tenth season he has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is a lot more to Jerry than peach cobbler and a winning smile. He also appeared alongside Jason Momoa and Julianne Nicholson during the second season of Sundance’s The Red Road, and his other television work includes time spent on sound departments for various productions, as well as guest starring on Hawaii Five-O, and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. He has filmed several independent films, including Golgotha, Mandie and the Secret Tunnel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, the TV film Thin Ice and the heist action thriller Den of Thieves. Most recently, Cooper appeared in the DC superhero hit Shazam! He enjoys cooking, screenwriting, archery, weightlifting, and his mother’s Raspberry Mountain Pie.
Andrews also works behind the camera as boom operator, stunt coordinator and assistant director.
Voice Actor, Writer, and Artist
Rosearik Rikki Simons is a voice actor, writer, and artist. He is most famous for being the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR from Invader ZIM. As a writer he is known for the science fiction and fantasy novel Hitherto a Lion. Original illustrated books and comics that he created with Tavisha-Wolfgarth-Simons include Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!, Ranklechick and His Three Legged Cat, ShutterBox. He is currently working on The Trinkkits of the Sad Circus by the Sea and Rhumbaghost. He is also a background painter in animation, most noted for his color design on Invader ZIM. The comics and books he creates with Tavisha can be read and purchased at Rikkitikki Tavicat.
With 25 years in the animation industry, Noel Saabye has had the opportunity to work with some exciting companies that include Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Disney, PBS, Mattel and Activision. Some of his more notable projects include storyboard work on Animaniacs, animation on Kids WB's Histeria!, as well as animation for numerous Cartoon Network commercials, web games, & mobile apps. Noel continues to work as an animator and has his hands in several recent independent comic book titles including his very own Clown Pirate Adventures and The Adventures of Byron by Chris “Urbnpop” Hamer.
Kevin Stokes is an comic artist/illustrator and co-owner of Superpowered Studios at the Lowe Mill in Huntsville. He has worked for Stan Lee/NHL on the Guardian Project, DC Comics (Deadman: Secret Origins), Dynamite Comics (Pathfinder), Image Comics (Shut Up and Die), as well as various independent and co-created comics ( Splitsville, Departure, and Hidden Worlds). Currently, he is working for South Point Press on Franklin and Ghost: Warcorns and will be illustrating for the Huntsville Rocket city Marathon.
Kara Edwards is best known for voicing Videl, Goten, and Gotenks in Dragon Ball Z. She has also voiced Upa and Lime. At Animazement 2013, Kara Edwards said her favorite character in the series is Piccolo. She would have liked to try her hand at voicing him if she had a choice of choosing a character to voice.
Some of her other roles include Celica Yayoi in SoltyRei.
Voice Actor, Comic Artist, Musician
Strait is best known as the voice of Krillin and Bardock in the wildly popular Dragon Ball Z series, and as an illustrator for the independently published comic book series Elfquest. Strait has over 20 years of experience in the arts. As a voice actor, Strait is considered to be one of the most recognized voice actors in the business. Besides voicing in Dragon Ball Z as Krillin, Strait has worked on many popular animated characters including Usopp in One Piece, Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, and Cartoon Network’s laid back, robot host Toonami TOM, until the T.I.E., The Intruder, when he was replaced by Steven Blum. He has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragon Ball series, Case Closed, and Lupin the Third. As a comic book artist, Strait has 17 published works to date. Strait's self-published debut work, Mr. Average, was featured in The Comics Journal and Elfquest. Strait is considered one of the top Elfquest artists from its over 30-year history. In 2007, he wrote and illustrated a graphic novel about a reluctant punk rock, faerie princess named Goat. The book, called We Shadows, was published by Tokyopop and was nominated by The American Library Association for Best Graphic Novel in 2008. The book received glowing reviews in many trade magazines including Publishers Weekly, Newtype, Play and Anime Insider. In 2009, Strait voiced the titular character in the Xbox game 'Splosion Man. In 2010, Strait reprised his roles in Dragon Ball Kai and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, as Krillin and Maes Hughes, respectively.
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Businessman, and Politician
Glenn Thomas Jacobs (born April 26, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, actor, businessman, and politician. As a Republican, he is the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee. In professional wrestling, Jacobs is signed to WWE, on its SmackDown brand, where he is known by his ring name Kane. He began his professional wrestling career on the independent circuit in 1992, wrestling in promotions such as Smoky Mountain Wrestling (SMW) and the United States Wrestling Association (USWA) before joining the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 1995. Jacobs played various characters until 1997, when he was repackaged as Kane, the younger half-brother of The Undertaker, with whom Jacobs would alternatively feud or team as The Brothers of Destruction. Following his debut, Kane remained a pivotal component of the WWF's "Attitude Era" of the late 1990s and early 2000s, defeating the era's "poster boy" Stone Cold Steve Austin for the WWF Championship in his first pay-per-view (PPV) main event at King of the Ring in June 1998. He has continued to headline PPV cards through 2018, and has appeared in more of such events than any other performer in WWF/WWE history Within WWE, Kane is a three-time world champion (having held the WWF Championship, ECW Championship and World Heavyweight Championship once each) and a 12-time world tag team champion (having held the World Tag Team Championship, WCW Tag Team Championship and WWE Tag Team Championships with various partners). He is also a two-time Intercontinental Champion and a Money in the Bank winner, as well as the third man to complete WWE's Grand Slam. Kane holds the record for cumulative Royal Rumble match eliminations at 44. The last title Kane had won to date was the 24/7 Championship on September 16, 2019. In a 2015 interview, veteran wrestler Ric Flair described Kane as "the best in the world". Outside of professional wrestling, Jacobs has made numerous guest appearances in film and on television, including the lead role in the 2006 WWE Studios production See No Evil and its 2014 sequel. He is also a longtime supporter of libertarian political causes. In March 2017, Jacobs announced that he was running for the mayoral seat of Knox County, Tennessee as a Republican. On May 1, 2018, he won the Republican primary election for the mayoral seat of Knox County, and on August 2, went on to win the general election.