Looking Fondly Back at 36 Years of TV with Buck Rogers (Gil Gerard)

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.

Gil Gerard

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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Is Buck Rogers headed to Cybertron?

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Gil Gerard of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century fame is making a return to the voice acting world. His last credited animation was in Fish Police and since then, the offers did not always appear. He’s open to returning to that scene in an interview he gave to the writers of Otaku no Culture contributing to Island Fantasy Convention, taking place in Victoria, BC in October 2015.

He teased at the fact that he plays “the main bad guy who gets confrontational with Optimus Prime” in an animated episode of Transformers. He did not confirm if that’s with either Robots in Disguise (at least 12 episodes is known to have been broadcasted in Australia) or Rescue Bots.

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