He’s back from the 25th century – Gil Gerard alias Captain William “Buck” Rogers makes a detour into the present for CCON | COMIC CON GERMANY in Stuttgart and is looking forward to welcoming the many fans of the SF TV cult classic Buck Rogers.
Based on comic strips by Philip Francis Nowlan and Richard Calkins, the series won the hearts of SF fans in 1979 and is now one of the genre’s absolute classics. The pilot episode was released in the cinema at the time.
The American actor Gil Gerard began his career as an industrial chemist before finally going to New York, where he studied drama during the day and made a living as a taxi driver at night.
He made his entry into the film business through roles in commercials and developed continuously. He finally established himself in the television series The Doctors from 1974 to 1976. He founded his own production company and met director and actor Michael London, who cast him in his series Little House on the Prairie.
After his Buck Rogers time, Gerard played numerous leading roles in television films and guest appearances in popular US TV series.
We are curious if the likeable actor at CCON | COMIC CON GERMANY can tell us who rules the USA in the 25th century…
And what question do you have for him? It’s best to get your ticket right away.