May 21, 2008
News for TFcon Toronto 2008:
Actor Gregg Berger to attend Toronto TFcon 2008 on June 21st
May 20th, 2008 - TFcon is Canada's largest annual Transformers collectors convention, and will be held for the 7th time on June 21st, 2008. This year's attractions include special guest Gregg Berger, a veteran voice actor with experience spanning across 5 decades in television, movies, and video games. We are pleased to have him as part of the Saturday events on June 21st, 2008. Please see http://www.transformerscon.com for more details.
Gregg Berger is known to children of the 80s as the voices of Grimlock, Skyfire, Long Haul, Outback and TORQ III in the Transformers; the voices of Cutter, Firefly, Spirit, Ripcord, and Sparks in G.I. Joe; in addition to Odie on Garfield and Friends. Berger is also well known for his roles as Cornfed Pig in Duckman; Mysterio and Kraven in the 90s Spider-Man cartoon; and Kay in the MiB animated series. In addition, his voicework can be heard in many popular video games such as Final Fantasy X, Metal Gear Solid 3 and several Star Wars incarnations. He can be further recognized through his dozens of on-camera appearances in film and television. At TFcon Toronto, in his first Canadian convention appearance, Gregg Berger will be participating in a live script reading with fans, a question and answer panel, and an autograph and photograph session. For more information on his amazing career, check out http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0074185/
TFcon (formerly referred to as TransformersCon) is Canada's largest annual Transformers collectors convention, and the second greatest attended Transformers convention in the world. This year features the first ever Hasbro Canada Transformers new product presentation and question and answer panel, Canada's largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise, guest question and answer panels and autograph sessions, a Transformers trivia contest, art and costume displays, with more to be announced. Toys "R" Us Canada will support the convention through various means including the distributation of TFcon promotional material in Toys "R" Us stores to increase awareness of the Canadian Transformers collectors convention. Visit http://www.transformerscon.com for up-to-the-minute details on the convention.
About Toys "R" Us, Inc.
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