Tucson Comic-Con announces its first celebrity guests for 2017!

Billy Dee Williams and Gates McFadden confirmed as guests


TUCSON, ARIZONA (September 1, 2017) – Tucson Comic-Con announced today the first celebrity guests scheduled to appear at the 10th Annual Tucson Comic-Con: Billy Dee Williams and Gates McFadden! Tucson Comic Con, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary and takes place November 3-5, 2017.


BILLY DEE WILLIAMS is best known for his legendary role as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983). He also appeared in Tim Burton’s Batman (1989) as Harvey Dent and is an accomplished voice actor.




GATES McFADDEN is known by sci-fi fans the world over for her role as Chief Medical Officer Dr. Beverly Crusher in the hit TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994) and she has also starred in subsequent Star Trek films Generations (1994), Insurrection (1998) and Nemesis (2002).




More celebrity guest announcements will follow in the near future!


About Tucson Comic-Con

Tucson Comic Con, founded in 2008, began as a single day event attended by 500 fans. Since then, attendance has steadily grown to 14,000 fans in 2016. TCC is dedicated to being an epic, community-based pop cultural experience for all that reflects today’s fandom and the unique nature of Tucson, Arizona and the American Southwest. Our motto is “Pop Culture For All!”

The 10th annual Tucson Comic Con takes place on November 3-5, 2017 at the Tucson Convention Center.