BLAZING SADDLES Panel – Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2020

Blazing Saddles actors Burton Gilliam and Rodney Allen Rippy gave a virtual panel through Wizard World Virtual Experiences 2020 to talk about this classic Mel Brooks film, their careers and to answer fan questions.

Burton Gilliam played Lyle in Blazing Saddles, but has also appeared in How the West Was Won, Young Maverick, Soap, Knight Rider, the A-Team, The Fall Guy, Evening Shade, Hail to the Chief, Sliders, Bail Out and Walker, Texas Ranger.

Rodney Allen Rippy played Bart at age 5 in Blazing Saddles, but has also appeared in the Six Million Dollar Man, Police Story, Laugh-In, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and Oh God, Book II. He is also a singer, producer and a radio host.

To find out more about Wizard World Virtual Experiences and the available one-on-one chats, autographs and recorded messages, visit

About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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