Here is the cost information for our 2023 guests. Signing times will be coming as soon as the schedule is confirmed, expected around 1/29/23. It is currently planned that guests will be signing on Saturday 2/11/23 and Sunday 2/12/23. Friday is a travel day for the guests. This may change once final travel itineraries are set; any changes to the signing times will be announced here and on our social media pages.
The guests’ signing tables will be in the lower level of the hotel convention center outside of the main ballroom. Any purchases will be in CASH only. You will be able to redeem your daily (Saturday or Sunday) complimentary signature and purchase additional signatures or selfie at the same time.
We are thrilled to welcome RYLEE ALAZRAQUI and her father CARLOS ALAZRAQUI to #FarpointCon2023! They are joining already confirmed guests WILSON CRUZ and BILLY WEST for their first appearance with us and we look forward to having fun at our 30th anniversary convention.
Rylee Alazraqui is the young actress portraying Rok-Tahk in Star Trek Prodigy. Other roles for Rylee include Grace in Puppy Dog Pals, and Julie in Doug Unplugs. From a young age, Rylee’s watched her father act and voice record and she easily fell into the same acting path and loves to perform. Rylee enjoys school, gymnastics and dance.
Carlos Alazraqui was not just the face of Deputy James Garcia on Comedy Central’s hit show RENO 911! He won the prestigious ANNIE AWARD for Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production for The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show. He’s also been a standup comic for over 25 years, a well known television/film actor and one of LA’s top voiceover actors with hundreds of credits to his name.
Carlos has provided the voices for Rocko and Spunky on Nickelodeon’s Rocko’s Modern Life, Mr. Weed on FOX’s Family Guy, Lazlo on Cartoon Network’s Camp Lazlo, Bane in Justice League Doom, El Chupacabra in Disney’s Planes, King Mangus in Disney’s Sophia The First, and Mr. Crocker on Nickelodeon’s long running series The Fairly Odd Parents among his many roles in television and film. One of his most famous roles was the voice of The Taco Bell Chihuahua for Taco Bell, which has been documented as one of the most well known advertising campaigns of all time.
Carlos had a Showtime special and a Comedy Central Half Hour Special as well as several other national television appearances including three spots on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He is presently developing another comedy special! He appears every Wednesday on his COFFEE WITH CARLOS segment on the Stephanie Miller Radio Show on Free Speech Radio.
In his free time, Carlos is an avid tennis player and sports enthusiast. Carlos currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters!
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Please join us in welcoming BILLY WEST for his first appearance at Farpoint Convention!
Billy is a renowned voice actor, comedian, impressionist, and radio personality. His voice roles include the Futurama characters Philip J. Fry, Professor Farnsworth, Dr. Zoidberg, and Zapp Brannigan, and the title characters in animation classics Doug and Ren & Stimpy. In commercials, he is the current voice of the Red M&M and formerly voiced Buzz for Honey Nut Cheerios. In 1998, Entertainment Weekly described him as “the new Mel Blanc” and noted his ability to mimic well-known voices though he would rather develop original voices. Billy has become one of the few voice actors who can impersonate Mel Blanc in his prime, including characterizations of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, the voice Arthur Q. Bryan used for Elmer Fudd, as well as other characters from Warner Bros. cartoons. He voiced Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd in the 1996 film Space Jam and returned as Elmer in the 2003 film Looney Tunes: Back In Action. Billy has voiced many of his classic characters in their video game versions as well, notably Ren and Stimpy in the 2021 release Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl.
Billy also voices other established characters such as Popeye, Shaggy Rogers, Skeets, Tom the Cat, Muttley, and Woody Woodpecker. He was a cast member on The Howard Stern Show, during which time he was noted for his impressions of Larry Fine, Marge Schott, and George Takei among many other celebrities.
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#FarpointCon2023 will be held February 10-12, 2023 at the Delta Hotel by Marriott in Hunt Valley, MD. Room reservations can be made now using this link from our website. Tickets will be available beginning Memorial Day weekend 2023.
Wilson Cruz fulfills his promise after the 2022 scheduling snafu. We are pleased to welcome the accomplished actor who is known as Dr. Hugh Culber in Star Trek: Discovery! He also can be seen on the Netflix series, Thirteen Reasons Why, playing the role of ‘Dennis Vasquez.’ Early in his career, Wilson won the hearts of audiences playing ‘Rickie Vasquez’ on MY SO CALLED LIFE. It was the first openly gay teenager role to air on network television.
Wilson’s theater accolades include his portrayal of the critically acclaimed role of Angel in the Broadway and West Coast premiere productions of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical RENT. His portrayal earned him the Los Angeles Ovation Award and Dramalogue Award. He also starred in Tick, Tick, BOOM! at the Westport Country Playhouse, West Coast Premiere, and its first National Tour.
On the frontlines of LGBT advocacy, Wilson Cruz recently served as the Director of Entertainment Industry Partnerships and as National Spokesperson for GLAAD, the nation’s leading LGBT media advocacy organization. Wilson also wrote and is executive producing a six-part docuseries, OUT OF THE BOX: HOW AMERICA CAME OUT ON TV.
We have extended the pre-registration deadline for #FarpointCon2022 to February 21, 2022 in response to the late changes to our guest lineup. Buy your tickets online or you can use the registration form to mail in your order.
Scott’s career began at the age of 9 on Broadway and has since expanded to also include movies, television and music. He is currently appearing with Seth MacFarlane, Adrienne Padalecki and #FarpointCon2020 guest Penny Johnson Jerald on “The Orville“, with the season 3 premiering on Hulu in March 2022.
Scott has released three albums of his original music and is a member of the famous Band From TV, joining with other actors and musicians, performing around the country every year to raise money for multiple charities. The group has raised over six million dollars for various charitable causes since their inception.
Scott will be arriving at Farpoint on Friday evening and will be speaking and signing on Saturday and Sunday.
Sean Gunn is known for his role as Kraglin in the Marvel Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. In addition to portraying Kraglin, Sean also provides on-set motion capture performance for Rocket Raccoon for the Marvel Cinematic Universe productions, working in both Guardians films, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame in this capacity. Gilmore Girls fans remember him as Kirk, one of the quirky townies of Stars Hollow.
Maisie Richardson-Sellers is a British actress known for her role as Amaya Jiwe/Vixen and Charlie on The CW superhero series Legends of Tomorrow. She has also played Eva Sinclair on The CW series The Originals, and a starring role as King Saul of Israel’s daughter Michal in the ABC Biblical series Of Kings and Prophets.
Convention membership tickets and hotel room reservations are available now here on our website. We look forward to seeing you at #FarpointCon2021 in February.
Penny Johnson Jerald was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She trained at the Juilliard School, where her classmates in 1982 included fellow actors Megan Gallagher, Jack Kenny, Jack Stehlin, and Lorraine Toussaint.
She currently portrays Dr. Claire Finn in the FOX show “The Orville”, with the character also hailing from Penny’s hometown of Baltimore, MD. Dr. Finn leads the ship’s staff of medical officers and has established herself as a source of strength for the rest of the senior staff. Her presence both on the Orville’s bridge and in sick bay places her in the unique position to help the bridge officers and to communicate the needs of the rest of the ship.
Jerald began her career with small guest roles, appearing in
The Paper Chase from 1984 to 1986, General Hospital in 1986, and Do the Right
Thing in 1989 before playing the title character’s unflappable personal
assistant, Beverly Barnes, on The Larry Sanders Show. Throughout the 1990s,
Jerald guest starred in several television series, including Parker Lewis Can’t
Lose, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Grace Under Fire, Cosby and Family Law.
Following Larry Sanders, Jerald appeared in the 1997 film
Absolute Power and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine playing freighter captain Kasidy
Yates, the love interest for the series’ main character Benjamin Sisko, a
recurring role which she played from 1995 to the show’s end in 1999. She also
had a recurring guest role on ER as Lynette Evans from 1998 to 1999. She then
appeared as Roscoe Dellums in the Emmy Award winning TV movie The Color of
Friendship. Jerald has also guest starred on Frasier, The Practice, Touched by
an Angel, The X-Files and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne among her many credits.
Jerald’s arguably most-recognized role came in 2001 when she
appeared in the pilot episode of the Kiefer Sutherland-led Fox series, 24,
playing Sherry Palmer, the wife of Senator David Palmer. She appeared in all
but two of the first season episodes and multiple episodes of the second and
In 2003, Jerald played Condoleezza Rice in DC 9/11: Time of
Crisis, a TV movie about the September 11 attacks in 2001. She reprised the
role in the miniseries The Path to 9/11, which aired September 10–11, 2006.
Jerald joined the cast of ABC’s Castle in its fourth season
as the new captain of the 12th Precinct, Victoria “Iron” Gates,
replacing Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s deceased character Roy Montgomery as captain
of the precinct.
Jerald also teaches acting workshops and produces and
directs for Outreach Christian Theater Company, which she and her musician
husband Gralin Jerald founded in 1994.
Here is updated information on autographs and photos with our guests. Don’t forget that you receive 1 complimentary signature from the guest of your choice Saturday and Sunday on an item from your personal collection your present to be signed or the convention program book. Your convention membership badge will be punched when you redeem your complimentary signature. This benefit gives 3-day members 2 complimentary signatures over the weekend and day members 1 on the day they attend the convention (Saturday and Sunday – GUESTS ARE NOT SIGNING ON FRIDAY). The prices below are for any purchased signatures and at the table photos/selfies. Farpoint does not offer professional photo ops. Planned signing times will be posted in advance and on signs at the signing stations, which are located on the lower floor of the hotel convention center in the Hunt/Valley ballroom hallway.
Purchases of autographs and photos are cash only.
Wallace Shawn is signing Saturday and Sunday: $40 per signature $30 per at the table photo/selfie
Maurice Lamarche is signing Saturday and Sunday: $30 per signature $20 per at the table photo/selfie $40 per signature/photo combination $50 per phone call, voice recording or video recording
Rob Paulsen is signing Saturday and Sunday: $30 per signature $20 per at the table photo/selfie $40 per signature/photo combination $50 per phone call, voice recording or video recording