|Big Apple Comic-Con is proud to announce a stunning lineup of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA actors including; Edward James Olmos, Michael Hogan, Aaron Douglas, Rekha Sharma, Mark Sheppard and Luciana Carro as well as Herb Jefferson Jr. |
Edward James Olmosis an actor with over thirty years of experience. Some of his most memorable projects include BLADE RUNNER, MIAMI VICE, STAND AND DELIVER, AMERICAN ME, SELENA, THE WEST WING and 12 ANGRY MEN in addition to his iconic role as Admiral William Adama on the reimagined BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. He will also appear in THE GREEN HORNET feature film.
Michael Hogan is one Canada’s most respected actors, with a Film and TV resume that includes THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, BEYOND REALITY, KUNG FU: THE LEGEND CONTINUES, MILLENNIUM, THE OUTER LIMITS, DUE SOUTH, EARTH: FINAL CONFLICT and MONK in addition to his role as Colonel Saul Tigh on BATTLESTAR GALACTICA.
In addition to his role as Chief Galen Tyrol on BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, Aaron Douglas has rich background in the Sci-fi genre, including DARK ANGEL, STARGATE SG-1, THE OUTTER LIMITS, TAKEN, X2: X-MEN UNITED JEREMIAH, ANDROMEDA, THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, BIONIC WOMAN, REAPER and SMALLVILLE. He is currently starring in the TV series THE BRIDGE.
Rekha Sharma caught the attention of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA fans as President Roslin’s aide, Tory Foster who was later revealed to be a Cylon. Her previous projects include THE LONE GUNMEN, ALIENS VS. PREDATOR: REQUIEM, DARK ANGEL, THE CORE, JOHN DOE, THE TWILIGHT ZONE and HOUSE.
Mark Sheppard’s devious depiction of Romo Lampkin over the course of the final two seasons of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA earned him a legion of admirers. Sheppard is also notable for his memorable performances as shady characters in 24, CHARMED, FIREFLY, BIONIC WOMAN, SHARK, IN PLAIN SIGHT, THE MIDDLEMAN and more recently in DOLLHOUSE and LEVERAGE.
Luciana Carro’s role as Viper pilot Louanne “Kat” Katraine on BATTLESTAR GALACTICA was originally a minor role before the strength of Carro’s performance led to her recurring status until her character’s demise at the end of season 3. Carro has also appeared in THE CHRIS ISAAK SHOW, THE L WORD, SMALLVILLE, EVERWOOD, PHANTOM RACER, BLADES OF GLORY and the upcoming film URGENCY.
Herb Jefferson Jr. has appeared in a staggering number of films and television series, including NIGHT GALLERY, AIRWOLF, T.J. HOOKER, KNIGHT RIDER, THE BIONIC WOMAN, COLUMBO, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, HILL STREET BLUES, APOLLO 13 and ER. However, he is best known for his role as LT. Boomer on the original BATTLESTAR GALACTICA TV series. Jefferson was also one of the few cast members to reprise his role on the BATTLESTAR spinoff GALACTICA 1980.
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