Ash vs Evil Dead’s Bruce Campbell and Ted Raimi at Niagara Falls Comic Con 2019

Cult icons Bruce Campbell and Ted Raimi — co-stars and collaborators in the extensive “Evil Dead” franchise, in “Xena: Warrior Princess” and “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” television series to name but a few of their joint projects — treat fans to a wildly funny and entertaining Q&A panel at Niagara Falls Comic Con 2019 where they reminisce about their storied career, share hilarious behind-the-scenes details and roast audience members who dare to take them on!

Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22nd, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer and director. His “Evil Dead” trajectory began with the 1978 short film “Within the Woods” and was followed by “The Evil Dead” (1981), “Evil Dead II” (1987), “Army of Darkness” (1992), “Evil Dead” (2013) and reprised his role as Ash Williams on the Starz television series “Ash vs. Evil Dead” (2015–2018). Campbell also starred in many low-budget cult films such as “Crimewave” (1985), “Maniac Cop” (1988), “Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat” (1989) and “Bubba Ho-Tep” (2002). In television, Campbell had lead roles in “The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.” (1993–94) and “Jack of all Trades” (2000), starred as Autolycus (the King of Thieves) in “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” and “Xena: Warrior Princess” (1995–99), Sam Axe on the USA Network series “Burn Notice” (2007–13) and the upcoming 2019 animated series “The Last Kids on Earth.” Campbell started his directing career with “Fanalysis” (2002) and “A Community Speaks” (2004), and then with the horror comedy feature films “Man with the Screaming Brain” (2005) and “My Name Is Bruce” (2007), the latter being a spoof of his career. He can also be seen as the role of the father in “The Escort” (2015).

Theodore Raimi (born December 14th, 1965) is an American actor, director, comedian and writer perhaps best known for portraying the warrior wannabe ‘Joxer the Mighty’ in “Xena: Warrior Princess” (1996-2001) and “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” (1997-1998), and for portraying communication officer ‘Lt. Tim O’Neill’ on the science fiction television series “seaQuest DSV” (later seaQuest 2032) from 1993 to 1996. He also played ‘Ted Hoffman’ in his brother Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” trilogy from 2002 to 2007. Some of Raimi’s other motion picture acting credits include Wes Craven’s “Shocker” (1989), “Born Yesterday” (1993), “Patriot Games” (1992), “Clear and Present Danger” (1994), “The Evil Dead” (1981), “Evil Dead II” (1987), “Army of Darkness” (1992) and “Darkman” (1990), as well as roles in such features as “Stuart Saves His Family” (1995), “The Grudge,” (2004), “Midnight Meat Train” (2008) and “Oz the Great and Powerful” (2013). On television, Raimi has been seen on shows such as “Twin Peaks” (1991), “CSI: NY” (2005), “Supernatural” (2008) and “Legend of the Seeker” (2008-2010). Raimi also wrote the original “Joxer the Mighty” song with help from director Josh Becker for “Xena: Warrior Princess.”

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