FifoCon’s Celebrity Guest List

Mark Meer

Mark Meer

Mark Meer is best known for his work on the Mass Effect trilogy, voicing the male version of the lead player character, Commander Shepard, the entire Vorcha species, Blasto the Hannar Spectre, the Biotic God Niftu Cal, and more. He also appears in many other Bioware games, including the Baldur’s Gate and Neverwinter Nights seriesJade EmpireDragon Age: OriginsDragon Age: Origins — AwakeningDragon Age II, and Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Mark returned to the Forgotten Realms for the Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Editions and Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear from Beamdog, playing a number of roles including new NPC monk Rasaad yn Bashir, and Baeloth the Entertainer, Lord of the Black Pits. He also stars as William MacKenzie in the survival sim The Long Dark from Hinterland Studio, and as the murderous Skullface in the 1980’s horror movie tribute/puzzle game Slayaway Camp from Blue Wizard Digital. Voice work in animation includes the new Captain Canuck series, The Prometheus Protocol.

Mark is a writer and performer on CBC Radio’s national sketch comedy program The Irrelevant Show and a core member of both the Canadian Comedy Award-winning improvised soap opera Die-Nasty and the world-renowned improv company Rapid Fire Theatre. He is a co-creator, writer, and star of the award-winning Canadian TV series Tiny Plastic Men, and a writer and cast member on the APTN sketch comedy show CAUTION: May Contain Nuts.

Mark is always delighted by the opportunity to write about himself in the third person.

 

Adrian Paul

Adrian PaulWith over 30 films and 200 hours of television experience, versatility, discipline and a solid work ethic have been the underpinnings of Adrian’s very successful 30-year acting career. Internationally recognized for his role as Duncan Macleod, in “Highlander-The Series”, Adrian has also produced and directed both film and television projects.

Following the success of “Highlander-The Series,” Adrian starred in the continuations of “Highlander: Endgame” and “Highlander: The Source.” He has also made many other appearances of which include roles in television series “The Colbys,” Broadway play “Bouncers,” film “Last Rites,” film “Masque of the Red Death,” television series “War of the Worlds,” television series “Murder She Wrote”, film “Love Potion No. 9,” film “The Heavy,” and numerous more.

Adrian’s two most current movie releases include, “The Secret of Emily Blair” and “Stormageddon”, released in 2016 and currently, Adrian is getting ready to direct his first feature, “Chemical Influence”, a screenplay he wrote from an original script. Adrian has also launched “The Sword Experience,” a hands-on workshop where people have the chance to learn sword work and inside knowledge from Adrian, swordmasters, and stunt choreographers. Half-day seminars of sword training, that include stage and real life combat and safety tips aimed at individuals, corporations, film, stage, re-enactment societies, martial artists and role-playing groups.

He has been married to Alexandra since 2009 and they have two children together, Angelisa and Royce.

Learn more about The Sword Experience.

 

Roland Paris

Roland Paris has been a professional artist and comic book inker for more than 20 years. He studied art and graduated with a degree in illustration from Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL.

Roland has worked as an inker for Marvel Entertainment, DC Comics, Image, Top Cow, Chaos and was on staff at CrossGen for three years. He has worked on titles such as Amazing Spider-Man, Dark X-Men: The Confession, Uncanny X-Force, and Ms. Marvel, as well as Iron Man: Fatal Frontier, Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint, Black Panther, Mystic, Crux, Brath, Scion, Sojourn, Forge, and Route 666.

Currently, he is working on a graphic novel of his own creation, “Voodoo Kiss”, which he is writing, penciling and inking himself. He is also a graphic designer and pin-up painter.