TGE 2022 Celebrity Grand Marshal: Sean McNabb is an actor and musician. Acting credits include: Lifetime Movies “Dying for a baby” and “Cheerleader Nightmare”, Season 4 -6 of FX's "Sons Of Anarchy," "Street Survivors" -- the true story of the Lynard Skynard plane crash. Sean studied Stanislavsky's acting method with the celebrated Jack Plotnick, Sal Romeo, Jeffery Brooks.
At 21, Sean moved to Los Angeles to hit the fabled Sunset Strip. Within two weeks, he became the bassist for Quiet Riot, the first heavy metal band to hit the billboard charts during the 80's. Over the past 25 years, Sean has played everything from rock to jazz to R&B with bands Dokken, Don Felder, Montrose, Bobby Kimball, Willie Chambers, House of Lords, Edgar Winter, Great White, Ellis Hall/TOP, David Garfield Lynch Mob. He’s been in bands on various tour packages, including: KISS, The Scorpions, Cinderella, James Brown, and Ozzy Osbourne.
With over 40 CDs in his discography, he's also requested to work commercially (i.e, Dr. Phil Show, FED EX, Norton Anti-Virus and the catchy McDonald's tune "I'm Loving It"). Sean paired his on screen talent with his knowledge of music as the host of AXSTV's Best of AXSTV Concerts 2012: Legends of Rock. In 2019, Sean was invited to appear at Comic Con, Albuquerque.
In the community, Sean is a board member of the Dio Cancer Foundation and active with its motorcycle Ride for Ronnie. He takes part in the annual Christmas toy drive for Hillsides group home. Sean co-hosted the Pasadena Jazz Festival's, "Rock For Relief" benefiting Hurricane Katrina survivors. He is a frequent speaker and sponsor for those in drug and alcohol recovery. As a Harley rider, Sean takes part in numerous charity rides for veterans and various causes.
Kristy Swanson was born in Laguna Beach, California and has been a successful actress for the past thirty five years. She’s best known for her starring role in the Twentieth Century Fox film Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which remains a cult classic. Swanson has appeared both starring and supporting roles in films such as Hot Shots!, The Program, The Chase, Flowers in the Attic, and her most critically acclaimed role as Kristen Connor in John Singleton's Higher Learning. Swanson has also appeared in the film adaptation of the comic-book The Phantom and played the girlfriend of Adam Sandler in Big Daddy. In 2011 the she was nominated by MovieGuide for a Grace Award for “Most Inspiring Performance” for her starring role in the film “What If…”
Her TV credits include a long list of guest-starring television appearances in episodes of Just Shoot Me! CSI: Miami, Growing Pains, Knots Landing, Early Edition, Psych, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Television movies include holiday season favorite, A Christmas Wish, The Bouquet, What If…, Operation Cupcake with Dean Cain, A Lesson In Romance and Merry Ex-Mas.
When this California beauty is not busy acting, you can find her cruising on her motorcycle, attending NASCAR races as a celebrity supporter or on the golf course playing in celebrity charity tournaments with husband and business partner, Lloyd Eisler who is a two time Olympic Bronze Medalist in Pairs Figure Skating and Member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. A recreational golfer for fifteen years, Swanson was preparing to play in the Murray Bros. annual ‘Caddyshack’ Celebrity Golf Classic when her idea for aDRESSitGOLF was born.
Lloyd Eisler is an Olympic figure skating medalist. Lloyd and his figure skating pair's partner, Isabelle Brasseur won five Canadian pairs titles and bronze medals at both the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France and the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. 6 National Championships, and 5 World Medals . The two were innovators and known as the "best-lifting pair team in the world", and many of the moves they invented are still being used and attempted by teams at the world and professional level. After their amateur career they toured with the world renowned skating shows of Stars on Ice and Champions on Ice from 1990-2004 making them one of the longest pairs teams ever to remain at the top of their game.
This Olympian shares a deep connection to PMC's mission to find better treatment options for mesothelioma, having lost his father to this devastating cancer years ago. Read our interview with Lloyd about his father by clicking here
Lloyd now lives in California with his wife and actress Kristy Swanson who he met while doing the very first on ice skating TV program called "Skating with Celebrities". Lloyd and Kristy just ventured further into the world of Golf with their own Golf Line for Ladies.
Roger D. McGrath is a noted historian, author of Gunfighters, Highwaymen and Vigilantes and co-author of several other books, as well as the author of more than a hundred articles, columns, and book reviews. . He is a U.S. Marine, former lieutenant colonel, and former history professor at UCLA .In 1999 he was awarded the prestigious California Military History medal and served as president of the California State Military Museum Foundation Board of Directors. Roger was a featured commentator on the History Channel for more than 25 years, appearing in more than 80 documentaries. including The Real West, Big History, Biography, Cowboys & Outlaws, Jesse James: Legend, Outlaw, Terrorist, The Presidents, The Outlaws, The Conquerors, Tales of the Gun and Wild West Tech. He is also known for his work on The Young Riders (1989), The Untold West (1993) and Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story (2016). Roger was friends with Steve McQueen for many years before he passed away from mesothelioma.
Barry Van Dyke is the second son of legendary entertainer, Dick Van Dyke. . Barry's TV debut was as "Florian", a violin-toting nine-year-old in The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Talented Neighborhood (1962) episode of the classic The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) show. He worked behind the scenes on subsequent ventures of his father's, and has co-starred with him in three series, The Van Dyke Show (1988), Diagnosis Murder (1993) and Murder 101 (2006). Barry's other television work includes Galactica 1980 (1980), Airwolf (1984) (4th season), Gun Shy (1983), Mr. Mom (1983) and The Redd Foxx Show (1986), as well as numerous guest appearances. His films include Foxfire Light (1982), Ants! (1977) (aka ANTS!) and Casino (1980). Barry met his wife, Mary, when they were both sixteen and he was working as a ticket-taker at a neighborhood movie theatre. Seven years later, they were married. They have four children. All four children have guest-starred with their Dad and Grandpa, in scripts written by Barry, on Diagnosis Murder (1993). Barry is an avid motorcyclist with special enthusiasm for dirt bikes. He has participated in protest rides to preserve the rights of motorcyclists to fair use of public lands. He also loves to surf and once rescued a drowning person from the ocean off Baja. Watch Barry in his recently released film, "The Untold Story".
Larry Bagby: With his many high profile acting roles you’ve already seen the acting talents of Larry Bagby in TV and Film. His long list of credits include; the supporting role as Marshall Grant in the Golden Globe winning film Walk The Line alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, as Shirl Kendrick in the very successful independent film Saints and Soldiers, and as ICE in the cult favorite Hocus Pocus with Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy. Larry Bagby has appeared in TV shows such as The Young and the Restless, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, CSI and JAG.
Internationally recognized for his All-American, Guy-next-door characters, as well as, his comedic and dramatic roles, his most recent role is as "Flask" in "Age of The Dragons" starring Danny Glover. The film is set to release Winter 2011.
Larry Bagby’s true passion has been, and remains, as a musician. His acting experiences, coupled with a solid background in character study, has given Larry the ability to craft a song for fans from any walk of life with audiences immediately identifying with the storyteller. He has a gifted songwriting and musical style that is uniquely his own, yet is equal to the real star powers of today’s Country Music Scene. Check out one of his original songs "Where Do I Belong?" here
From L-R :Fabio, Larry Wilcox, Kristy Swanson, Perry King, 2nd row: Lloyd Eisler, Clayton Cardenas, Lorenzo Lamas, and Antonio Jaramillo