List of celebrity fans (TRS)

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Celebrity Fans

This is a list of celebrity fans of the Re-imagined Series of Battlestar Galactica.

Carrie Brownstein

The Portlandia cast for "One Moore Episode": Carrie Brownstein, Edward James Olmos, Fred Armisen, Ronald D. Moore, James Callis, and Henry Cottrell. (Credit: RedEye)
  • In preparation for the Battlestar Galactica skit in the Portlandia episode "One Moore Episode", Brownstein began watching the series.[1]
"It was a bit of life imitating art. When we started shooting the skit's first segment, I started watching [Battlestar Galactica]. So by the time Moore and the actors showed up on the set, we were crazed fans. And as Edward James Olmos was leaving, he gave this wonderful speech about Portlandia, and it was like, 'Here he is, giving us a speech, but we're not on the spaceship!' When you become a fan of something, it does become more difficult to separate reality from fiction, so for us everything became more compounded. That's a long way of saying that, yes, I am a huge BSG fan now."[1]

Billy Campbell

  • Sci Fi Channel's president, Bonnie Hammer, stated he "literally assaulted me, trying to do whatever he possibly could to bribe me to have me bribe Ron Moore and David Eick to create a character arc inside Battlestar Galactica. That is the only show he ever wanted to be in. That is the only show he would do for free. Billy Campbell, literally, saying, 'Give me an arc, any kind of arc, in Battlestar Galactica, please.' And it was very hard to get away from.[2][3]

Harlan Ellison

Colin Ferguson

  • Colin Ferguson said "Yeah, Battlestar. They're the cool kids. We all wish we were on Battlestar."[3][5]

John Hodgman

John Hodgman in Brendan "Hot Dog" Costanza's Viper on a trip to Vancouver.

James McAvoy

  • When Jamie Bamber presented an Empire Award to him for Wanted, James McAvoy said, "Oh my god, I'm receiving an award from the CAG! This is amazing. Not everyone is going to get that, but I really do." [7]

Jennifer Morrison

Ed Quinn

  • According to Tahmoh Penikett, Ed Quinn invited him and Aaron Douglas to watch some fights and "couldn't shut up about the show."[5] He is good friends with both actors.[3]

John Rhys-Davies

Kevin Smith

Captain Kevin "Silent" Smith

Quentin Tarantino

  • According to Grace Park who hosted the Asian Excellence Awards with Daniel Dae Kim, "in the after-party, he wouldn't stop gabbing about it. I felt like I had to baby-sit him, he was so excited. He just went on for about 10 minutes. I got so uncomfortable, I had to leave." Afterwards, she checked online and noticed that before the show, Tarantino said he had wanted to meet Grace Park.[5][3]

Wachowski brothers

Eric Wareheim

"Battlestar Galactica. I love Cylons, but I'd make them all nude."[11]

Joss Whedon

Robin Williams

  • According to Aaron Douglas, that while in Los Angeles on January 10, 2007, he met Robin Williams who said to him that Battlestar Galactica was "the best show on TV. I don't miss it. You tell Eddie, I've known Eddie for years, you go up there and tell everybody that's my favorite show. It's the best show on TV. What are you shooting? Why are you here? How come you're not shooting? Is the Chief dead?"[5][3]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thill, Scott (6 January 2012). Portlandia Brings Out the Fan in Carrie Brownstein (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 10 January 2012.
  2. Fraser, Simon (29 June 2007). Billy Campbell to Appear on Battlestar Galactica? (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 'Battlestar Galactica' has its share of celebrity fanatics (backup available on Archive.org) . (14 July 2007). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
  4. Harlan Ellison Interviews Ronald D. Moore on Why "Battlestar Galactica" is So Damn Good (backup available on Archive.org) . (7 November 2006). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Wright, Rob (28 June 2007). The BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Panel (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
  6. Ron Moore's Deep Space Journey (backup available on Archive.org) . (17 July 2005). Retrieved on 8 October 2008.
  7. Best Sci-Fi/Superhero (backup available on Archive.org) . (29 March 2009). Retrieved on 14 April 2009.
  8. Playing House with C&C3's Jennifer Morrison (backup available on Archive.org) . (31 May 2007). Retrieved on 14 April 2009.
  9. Smith, Kevin (31 August 2007). My Boring Ass Life - I am not the Last Cylon (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). Retrieved on 1 September 2007.
  10. NYCC: Battlestar Galactica Panel Video (backup available on Archive.org) . (27 February 2007). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.
  11. Lamar, Cyriaque (16 February 2012). Those nutty dudes from Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! are making an apocalyptic TV show (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 23 February 2012.
  12. Fraser, Simon (12 June 2006). Brian Bendis interviews Joss Whedon (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). Retrieved on 23 March 2008.

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