By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)
When Gil Gerard is not acting, he certainly enjoys being a guest at many pop culture conventions. He finds the ability to interact with fans of his works (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Side Kicks and Action Hero Makeover) gratifying. This semi-retired performer has been to British Columbia before, mostly to ski up in Whistler, and to visit this city for the first time is certainly going to be exciting. When he lands in Victoria, BC for Island Fantasy Convention, he will be looking forward to seeing the sights of this garden city and meeting the fans who will be attending this event come Halloween 2015. Not every show has to be about the hottest stars from the past decade.
He said, “The best conventions actually have a balance of [featuring talent from] old and new shows.” said Gerard, “It’s nice to see the people from the new shows but it’s even better to see the people from the shows you grew up with as well.”
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