Big Apple Comic-Con Adds “Fantastic” Guest

As an actor with over twenty years of experience, Ioan Gruffudd has had an amazing career with many memorable roles. Among comic book fans, he is best known as Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic in “The Fantastic Four” and its sequel “Fantastic

Ioan Gruffudd as Mr. Fantastic

Ioan Gruffudd as Mr. Fantastic

Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.” Further cementing his geek credibility, Gruffudd also provided the voice of Mister Miracle in the DC animated series, “Justice League Unlimited.”

Outside of the comic book genre, Gruffudd has portrayed Lancelot in “King Arthur”, British slavery abolitionist William Wilberforce in “Amazing Grace” and Tony Blair in “W”.

However, he is perhaps most fondly remembered for his role as Horatio Hornblower in eight made-for-TV movies based upon C.S. Forester’s popular series of novels. Gruffudd has stated that he would “love to play this character till he perishes” and is reported to have sought the feature film rights to continue the Hornblower series.

Gruffudd will be appearing at the Big Apple Comic-Con October 16-18, 2009 to sign autographs and meet with fans. Don’t miss your chance to meet this world renowned actor!

Big Apple Comic-Con is held at Pier 94 at 55th Street & 12th Avene in New York City. It is a major pop culture convention bringing fans the latest information on comics, toys, collectibles and connecting attendees with celebrity guests, artists and industry professionals.

Source: Wizard World

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