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HISTORY CON 2018

Talent

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Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
ANCIENT ALIENS
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos is the leading expert and Co-Executive producer of History’s Ancient Aliens: The Series (2009-2016) and publisher of Legendary Times Magazine, the world’s leading Ancient Astronaut research journal. Giorgio has been called "a hybrid of Carl Sagan and Indiana Jones,” and he’s been changing the way the world thinks about Ancient Astronaut Theory since 1998.


As one of the world's foremost Ancient Astronaut experts, Giorgio has been featured in countless media appearances (History, National Geographic, SyFy, Coast to Coast AM, The Joe Rogan Experience), and many other international television and radio programs, reporting on the latest discoveries in the Ancient Astronaut field.


Giorgio's research expeditions have taken him around the world and he is one of only a few people to have visited and explored nearly every mysterious ancient site on Planet Earth.


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Katheryn Winnick
VIKINGS
Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick stars in History Channel’s critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings. Entertainment Weekly declared that her role as Lagertha “may be the most exciting feminist character on TV” Her portrayal of the fierce shield maiden has garnered her several impressive recognitions including a Critic’s Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Performance by a Lead Dramatic Actress.


On the feature side Katheryn recently wrapped production on Polar, an action-thriller about an organization of assassins starring Winnick, Mads Mikkelson, and Vanessa Hudgens, which will be released on Netflix. Last year she played John Travolta’s love interest in the indie biopic Cigarette, which tells the story of famous speedboat racer Don Aronow and will have a 2018 release. She also had a key role in the highly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Dark Tower, starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba.


In addition to acting, Katheryn is an accomplished martial artist who holds a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo and a second-degree black belt in Karate. By twenty-one she had founded and owned three martial arts schools. After completing her university education at York University in Toronto, Katheryn went on to a successfully pursue an acting career in New York and subsequently Los Angeles.


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Jaime Dempsey
RIDE N' SEEK
Born in Illinois, but raised in England, Jaime spent her formative years studying in the UK and travelling around Europe. She caught the travel bug young and has always been looking for new places to go and new things to try. She then went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA to take up photography.


Spending about 6 years working as a photographer, she then went on to become a stylist and moved to Los Angeles. She took up riding motorcycles about 8 years ago and has owned such bikes as a Yamaha XS650, Harley Iron 883, and Ducati Monster 695. All year round, Jaime and her gang of SoCal riders take trips up the coast or to the desert.


When first moving to Los Angeles, she kept up with her styling and spent a good amount of time on sets for show like LA Ink. She has also styled celebrities such as Pit Bull and Ving Rhames. Living in LA has also given Jaime the chance to appear briefly on the shows Entourage and Hell’s Kitchen.


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Yeoh Mong Chin
WHO RUNS THE WORLD WITH MONG CHIN
Making her debut on the small screen as the star of the Who Runs the World series, MongChin, also known by her social media moniker ‘Mongabong’, is no stranger to being in the limelight. Having carved out a niche for herself on the Instagram landscape, she’s created a career from her love for fashion, beauty, travel and food.


Since starting out 5 years ago, she has amassed a loyal following and made a name for herself, with over 147,000 followers on Instagram. Besides making a name for herself in the social media scene. The Singapore Management University Accountancy undergraduate is also the founder of her website, www.mongabong.com. Mongabong.com revolves around her life, showcasing snippets of her love for fashion, beauty, food and travel. To top it all up, Mongchin is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys sharing her secrets in looking good inside out.


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Xian Lim
CELEBRITY CAR WARS SEASON 3
Xian Lim is an American-born Filipino actor, model and singer. He may be best-known as "Andy" in the series My Binondo Girl in 2011 and as "Rocco" in the film Bride For Rent. In 2012 Xian Lim was known for being a main host on B.B Pilipinas (Beauty Pageant) for 5 consecutive years, and he hosted Ms Grand International in Vietnam year 2017.


Lim was cast in a few minor roles before landing a supporting role in Katorse in 2009. In 2010, he was a cast in the drama Rubi as Luis Navarro. Then, he guest starred in 100 Days to Heaven as Jojo Villanueva. He was a guest judge on Showtime and had one-episode appearances for Midnight DJ, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Wansapanataym and Your Song Presents: Andi.


In early 2012, Lim signed a three-picture contract with Star Cinema, and appeared in the film, My Cactus Heart. In the same year, he starred in a youth-oriented movie entitled The Reunion. He was also back in primetime through the teleserye drama Ina, Kapatid, Anak. He also released his debut studio album ‘So It's You’ under Star Records which reached a Gold Record status.
In 2013, his film ‘Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?’ with his onscreen and off screen partner Kim Chiu earned Php 10.5 million in the first day of film showing alone, consequentially surpassing the P100 million mark at the box office for the year 2013 in three weeks time. From the outstanding box office sales, the pair obtained the nickname as the newest blockbuster royalties of their generation.


In 2018, Xian played the voice on Paddington Bear, replacing the voice of Ben Whishaw in the move ‘Paddington 2’ for the Filipino realse of the movie.


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Diego Loyzaga
CELEBRITY CAR WARS SEASON 3
Diego Loyzaga, is a Filipino actor, model, and video jockey. He is known as one of members of the male group Kapamilya Cuties.


Loyzaga was born in San Juan, Manila to actress Teresa Loyzaga and actor Cesar Montano. He was brought up in Australia for 11 years and returned to Manila in 2011.


On March 8, 2011, he signed a contract with ABS-CBN at the age of 15 years old. He was part of ABS-CBN’s top-rated series Mara Clara reprising the role of Derrick Gonzales. He did a number of TV guesting including the variety talk show Gandang Gabi, Vice!, in which he chaperoned Daniel Padilla and Neil Coleta. In September 2011, he was cast in the drama series Growing Up, in which he played the role of Jason, the brother of Patrick. In 2011, Diego was also nominated as ‘Amazing Male Newcomer’ in the Yahoo! Awards Philippines. While keeping up with his studies, he held various endorsements including the clothing brand Bench labelled “Happy in Bench" with co-stars Julia Montes, Kathryn Bernardo, and Albie Casino. Diego then took a break from the spotlight in 2012, to complete his school studies.


In May 2013, he returned onscreen when he played the role of Bruce in Maalaala Mo Kaya? (MMK), Asia’s longest drama anthology. His comeback acting talent received good feedbacks on social media describing him as being able to "converse in flawless Tagalog". Subsequently, he starred the fantasy-drama series Wansapanataym in the second instalment of "Petra Paminta," in which he played the role of Sancho and was paired to Julia Barretto. In July 2013, he was signed for a major role in the soap opera Mirabella.


In January 2015, he was revealed as one of three new VJ’s of MYX for My MYX, MYX Daily Top 10, Pinoy MYX, and Pop MYX. During then, he also guested as the young G (God) in the hit daytime program Oh My G!. In February 2015, he joined the cast of the TV series Forevermore, which was top-billed by Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano.


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Simon Yin
HISTORY HUSTLE and HIDDEN CITIES EXTREME
Simon Yin is an actor, director, and tv host from Atlanta, GA. He currently resides in Hong Kong where he co-founded his own production company, Mustard.


Turn the camera around and Yin’s chubbiness is what sets him apart from the rest. Simon started as a TV host on Turner Networks in Atlanta, then as an MTV VJ in New York. In Asia, Simon has hosted his own television programs on FOX, Starworld, Channel V, and History Channel’s #1 show Hidden Cities Extreme, as well as HISTORY Hustle.


Yin was nominated in 2014, for the Best Entertainment Programme and Best Lifestyle Programme (19th Annual Asian Television Awards). Yin, himself, was also nominated and won the award for Best Entertainment Host/Presenter in the same year.