Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019: First Round of Autograph Guests Announced

The first round of autograph guests for Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019 has been posted a short time ago over on Focusing on guests from the extremely talented voice acting pool from various Star Wars mediums, this batch includes actors/actresses from Lucasfilm’s animated series Star Wars Resistance (which will be returning will all-new episodes beginning January 13 here in the US), the do-it-all James Arnold Taylor, Janina Gavankar (Iden Versio from Star Wars Battlefront II), and Skywalker Sound audio genius Matthew Wood.

Visit for more information on setting up an autograph session with each of these Celebration guests. Monday tickets to Celebration Chicago priced at $75 a piece currently remain as of the time of this posting. Check out the official announcement copied below as well as the accompanying tweet from the Star Wars Celebration Twitter account.

Pilot-turned-spy Kazuda Xiono and his friend and brilliant mechanic Tam Ryvora bring a special sibling-like bond to their antics on Star Wars Resistance.

And is pleased to announce that this April, Christopher Sean and Suzie McGrath, the talented voice actors who bring the pair to life, will make their first Star Wars Celebration appearance among a host of remarkable stars joining fans in Chicago!

Also attending this year for the first time will be Scott Lawrence, the voice behind Resistance‘s loving-but-stern father figure Jarek Yeager.

Returning to the Celebration floor will be James Arnold Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Taylor has long been an integral part of the saga, giving voice to stormtroopers, aliens, Imperials, and more in films including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

And you can also meet the actor behind Imperial soldier Iden Versio in Star Wars: Battlefront II, Janina Gavankar, as well as Lucasfilm veteran Matthew Wood, who began his career with Skywalker Sound at the age 17, and has worked on every Star Wars film, The Clone Wars, and more, while voicing countless characters like General Grievous and hapless battle droids including the beloved R0-GR in LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures and the recently released LEGO: All Stars.

All six actors will be there to meet you, sign autographs, and share their joy in being a part of the Star Wars galaxy.
Dianna Bates
Residing in New York, Dianna Bates shares the same deep love for the GFFA as her husband Justin LaSalata. In addition to posting news articles on our website, Dianna assists with providing photographs from various conventions and Star Wars-related events including NY Comic Con, "Force Friday" and others.