Silicon Valley Comic Con: See what celebrities are coming

Steve Wozniak‘s Silicon Valley Comic-Con is bringing a parade of pop culture icons to downtown San Jose this weekend. The cast of characters covers generations of TV superheroes, “Star Trek” stars and even a living legend, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin.


And while the Apple co-founder is a pretty big name on his own, here are some of the others that will be at the convention, which takes place Friday through Sunday at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center and City National Civic. Events listed are at the City National Civic unless noted. Many celebs will have autograph and photo sessions available for a separate charge, too. Check online for tickets, details and schedule updates.

William Shatner: Capt. James T. Kirk himself returns to Silicon Valley Comic-Con with two appearances. “An Evening With William Shatner,” the same side-splitting one-man show he put on last year, is Friday at 6:15 p.m. He’ll also host the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” 30th anniversary celebration at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

“Star Trek: The Next Generation” cast: Expected to join Shatner at the anniversary celebration are Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Gates McFadden, Denise Crosby and Robert O’Reilly (who wasn’t part of the Enterprise crew but played Klingon Gowron). Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Pam Grier and Nichelle Nichols: The two groundbreaking African American actresses — Grier built a career as an action star in the 1970s and Nichols found stardom as Lt. Uhura on “Star Trek” — will have a…

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