Blerdcon is thrilled to announce Mr. ORLANDO JONES as our celebrity guest! A perfect fit for this year’s theme “Homecomin’” with his role as Dr. Lee in DRUMLINE, and overall with his “Mr. Nancy” in AMERICAN GODS!! His work in film, television, stage and community are goes back decades!
In 1990 Jones formed a production company, Homeboy’s Productions and Advertising. Jones worked on several projects including a McDonald’s commercial with basketball superstar Michael Jordan. He scored his first Hollywood job in 1987, writing for the NBC comedy A Different World, on which he had a small guest role in the season five finale. During 1991-92, Jones penned the Fox series Roc and, in 1993, he co-produced The Sinbad Show. He also made a brief appearance on the FOX sitcom Herman’s Head in 1992. After hosting Fox’s music series Sound FX, in 1994, Jones became one of the original nine cast members of MADtv.
No one will ever forget the first time they met Orlando’s Mr. Nancy giving his first monologue! A character was brought to life as no one else ever could, bringing in a blerd audience glued to their screens each week.
Come join THE man at Blerdcon from Friday, July 8th to Sunday the 10th at the Hyatt Crystal City for pics($60ea) and autographs($40ea)! Get them in advance at the same place you buy your badge to Blerdcon: HERE! (www.blerdcon.com/tickets/) Get the Homecomin’ VIP and get a chance to meet Orlando and others at special access events just for you! Don’t wait, do it now before all the goodies are gone!
You must be purchase a badge to the convention to participate and you must be vaxxed!