Pikes Peak Comic Convention would like to thank the following special guests for their commitment to our troops.
They have committed their time to spend the day at the convention. Each guest will be sharing their newest project and even some of their older ones with you.
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Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (田川 洋行 Tagawa Hiroyuki)
Cary is an American actor, sports physiologist, martial artist, and stuntman of Japanese descent. Tagawa has appeared on television in Star Trek: The Next Generation (“Encounter at Farpoint”; 1987), Thunder in Paradise (1995), Nash Bridges (1996), Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003), and Heroes (2007). His roles have also included the voice of Sin Tzu for the video game Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu, Earth Alliance security officer Morishi in Babylon 5 (“Convictions”), the evil soul-stealing sorcerer Shang Tsung in a film adaptation of the video game Mortal Kombat (a role he would reprise 18 years later for Mortal Kombat: Legacy), and the evil mastermind Heihachi Mishima in the film adaptation of Tekken. He portrays Nobusuke Tagomi in The Man in the High Castle, the Amazon original series adaptation of the novel by Philip K. Dick. (extracted from Wiki)
Mike began his long career in the animation field in 1978 at Filmation Studios. Having been inspired by the Warner Brothers cartoons of the 1940s he always dreamed of being an animator. Starting his career at Filmation Studios he worked on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra Princess of Power, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, Tarzan, Lone Ranger Zorro Adventure Hour, Shazam, Blackstar, Bravestarr, Ghostbusters, New Adventures of Tom & Jerry. He also worked freelance for Bill Melendez on This is America Charlie Brown, Snoopy’s Reunion and It’s Spring Training Charlie Brown.
When Filmation closed it’s doors in 1988 he moved over to the Baer Animation Studios where he got to work on many commercials such as the Green Giant, Chevy Lumina and also worked on Roger Rabbit in Tummy Trouble as well as the Prince and the Pauper short starring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy. In the mid 1990s he found himself working at Disney Studios Animation in Burbank where he worked on such great Disney Classics as Aladdin, Pocohontas, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, Atlantis the Lost Empire, Treasure Planet, Hercules and Home on the Range.
Traceee Lee Cocco – Star Trek
Tracee is an actress, model and stuntwoman who worked on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. She was most visibly seen as Lieutenant Jae, a featured background character on The Next Generation between the fourth and seventh seasons.
She was one of the background performers who also appeared in the three Next Generation feature films Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact and Star Trek: Insurrection. Cocco also worked as stand-in for Alice Krige (the Borg Queen) in Star Trek: First Contact.
Seven years and more than 100 episodes appearing as aliens in Deep Space Nine, Voyager and all three Star Trek: The Next Generation Movies.
She has appeared in; Star Trek: The Romulan Wars (2010-2011) , Spike TV’s “Don’t Be A Victim” & “What if?” (2010), Disney’s The Lone Ranger (2013), Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018), and A Tale of Two Sillies (2018 ). She has lent her voice to Audio dramas and Video Games; Wing Commander Saga [vg], Star Trek: Red Squad, Star Wars: The Trials of Darth Herrco [vg], Star Rabbit Tracks, Star Trek: Ranger, and the upcoming animated series Earth-Link Origins. In addition, she is a member of both The Dark Empire and Sith Dynasty, two Star Wars costuming/charity groups. She has her own small business making custom toys inspired by anime, sci-fi, fantasy, video games, and original designs. Ashley is a Colorado native.