C2E2 2013: Celebrate 10 Years of Pirates of the Caribbean with the Crew of the Black Pearl


Can you believe it's  been a decade since the release of Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean"? The film revitalized the pirate film as well as made pirates more relevant in pop-culture. At this year's C2E2 four of the crew of Captain Jack Sparrow's fabled ship, the Black Pearl, will be appearing for fan meets and autographs.


In 1977 Kevin McNally made his big screen debut as HMS Ranger Crewman in the James Bond adventure The Spy Who Loved Me. After having played bit parts in more than twenty feature films, McNally shot to international fame as pirate Joshamee Gibbs, his best known film role, in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and its sequels. He is also known for his portrayals of Mr. Bryant on Downtown Abbey, and Frank Devereaux on Supernatural.


David Bailie was trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, spending most of the following ten years in theatre - amongst many others working as an associate artist for five years at The Royal Shakespeare Company playing i.a. 'Florizel' opposite Judi Dench's 'Perdita' in A Winters Tale and at the National Theatre alongside and understudying Sir Laurence Olivier. Since then he has moved between Film T.V. and Stage. Some of David's most memorable roles include: T.V. -Play For Today - Lonely Mans Lover, -Play of the Month - The Little Minister, "Dask" in Dr.Who - Robots of Death, Warships, Blake's Seven, Onedin Line Sinbad etc etc. FILMS- Curse of the Werewolf, The Creeping Flesh, Henry VIII, Joan of Arc, Cutthroat Island, Attila the Hun, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean I, II & III, Wentzelow in The Tribe & most recently Sheriff Snow in The Timber.


Lee Arenberg is best known for his role as Pintel, one of Captain Barbossa's crew of miscreants, in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He currently has a recurring role as the dwarf Grumpy in the television series Once Upon a Time.

He has guest starred on all the Star Trek spin-offs Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise. His first appearance was in the ninth episode of the first season of The Next Generation, playing the Ferengi Daemon Bok. Coincidently, in two of his appearances, ("The Nagus" and "United"), he played a character named Gral, one a Ferengi and the other a Tellarite.


Martin Klebba has acted in various productions, most famously in Pirates of the Caribbean as "Marty", one of Captain Jack Sparrow's Black Pearl crew, in all three of the first trilogy. He has numerous stunt credits as well including Hancock, Zombieland, Bedtime Stories, Evan Almighty, Meet the Spartans, Epic Movie, and Van Helsing.

In his free time, Martin runs a nonprofit foundation called Coalition for Dwarf Advocacy, which gives 100% of its donations to the cause of helping little people. He also likes to play video games with his wife and two children.
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