FAN EXPO Dallas Announces John Cleese Will Join Biggest Comic Event of the Year

DALLAS, TX— FAN EXPO DALLAS – the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas has announced the addition of John Cleese to the growing celebrity line-up for March 27-29, 2020 event at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas.

Cleese is famous for being a founding member of the famed Monty Python comedy troupe, the ensemble responsible for the surreal and groundbreaking sketch comedy series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” The group followed up on the show’s success with films such as “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” and “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”

Cleese is also known for roles in series such as “Fawlty Towers,” and for films like “A Fish Called Wanda” and “Fierce Creatures” (he wrote the screenplay for both movies), “Time Bandits,” “Silverado,” and appearances in famed British franchises as James Bond and Harry Potter. Cleese is the recipient of the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award by Dallas VideoFest on December 4, 2019.

In addition to John Cleese, a ticket to the most epic weekend of the year will allow fans the chance to meet more of the most iconic names in entertainment and pop culture.

In a previous announcement, fans were invited to join the Fellowship of the Ring at FAN EXPO Dallas to celebrate the exclusive reunion of the Four Hobbits featuring Frodo, Samwise, Merry and Pippin with stars Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan, and Billy Boyd.

Other highlights throughout the event include celebrity Q&As that give fans the opportunity to spend some time getting to know their favorite celebrities — these will be scheduled throughout the weekend along with throwback Q&A’s and other specially ticketed events. More attractions and celebrity guests will be announced at the beginning of the year.

Tickets are on sale now, early bird pricing is available until January 15, 2020. For the first time, FAN EXPO Dallas is introducing a new ‘fan focused’ ticket policy for the 2020 shows allowing admission ticket refunds. For hours and information visit,

FAN EXPO HQ is one of the largest entertainment convention groups in in the world. Collectively, it hosts more than 500,000 fans annually at FAN EXPO Boston, FAN EXPO Canada, FAN EXPO Dallas, FAN EXPO Vancouver, MEGACON Orlando, Toronto Comicon, Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo and Dallas Fan Days.