Friend of the Rebellion

Friend of the Rebellion is typically given to media celebrities not connected to the Star Wars franchise, who help or promote the Rebel Legion in some aspect. This honor is also given to family of our Fallen Rebels and family of our Honorary Members.

Tom Angleberger

Children’s Author
Darth Paper Strikes Back
  The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
  The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee
Inducted as Friend: August 9, 2012
Sponsored by: Chris Blackstock
Presentation by: Chris Blackstock (Great Lakes Base)

Thomas G. Atkinson

Curator of The Star Toys Museum
Inducted as Friend: 2011
Sponsored by: Amalphiea (Kellie)
Presentation by: Amalphiea (Kellie)

Camilla Crippa

Rebel Legion Italian Base supporter
Inducted as Friend: 2019
Sponsored by: Rebel Legion – Italian Base
Presentation by: Rebel Legion Italian Base

Mark Dermul
Mark Dermul
Helping save the Lars’ Homestead.
Inducted as Friend: October 21, 2012
Sponsored by: Benelux Base

Rick Fitts
Star Trek actor and supporter of Legion charity activities in California
Inducted as Friend: December, 2012
Sponsored by: Rachel Williams
Presentation by: Sunrider Base

Dan Fogler

Professional producer, writer, voice talent (Fanboys)
Inducted as Friend:  “Philadelphia Comic Con” June, 2011
Sponsored by: Tim Levan

The Forcecast: Jason Swank, Jimmy McInerney

Star Wars fan podcast
Inducted as Friend: Celebration VI, August 26, 2012
Sponsored by: Rick Chinn
Presentation by: Rick Chinn (and group)

Stacy Haiduk

Voice actor (Star Wars: The Old Republic – Akaavi Spar)
Inducted as Friend: Motor City Comic Con; 2013
Sponsored by: Great Lakes Base
Presentation by: Great Lakes Base

Jedi News: James Burns, Mark Newbold

Star Wars UK website
Inducted as Friend: Celebration Anaheim; April 2015
Sponsored by: Suzijedi (Suzanne Stelling)
Presentation by: Suzijedi (Suzanne Stelling)

Looking For Group: Ryan Sohmer, Lar DeSouza

Star Wars fans, webcomic authors
Inducted as Friend: SDCC; July, 2011
Sponsored by: Grey Jedi (Donna Keeley)
Presentation by: Grey Jedi (Donna Keeley)

Lou Mongello

Disney expert and radio show host
Inducted as Friend: August 4, 2012
Sponsored by: Crystal von Oy
Presentation by: Crystal von Oy (and husband)

Mythbusters: Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Tory Belleci, Kari Byron, and Grant Imahara

Special and Visual Effects
Inducted as a Friend:
– SDCC, July 14, 2012 (Tory Belleci, Kari Byron, and Grant Imahara)
– SDCC, 2013 (Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman)
Sponsored by: Brian Mah, Bonnie Burton (HM)
Presentation by: Freedom and Sunrider Base

Nerdist: Chris Hardwick, Matt Mira, Jonah Ray

Course of the Force Charity run
Nerdlist TV
Attack of the Show
Inducted as Friend: SDCC July 13, 2012
Sponsored by: Brian Mah, Bonnie Burton (HM)
Presentation by: Freedom and Sunrider Base

Danny Ngan
Inducted as Friend: March 3, 2013
Sponsored by: Crystal von Oy
Presentation by: Crystal von Oy and Deunan Berkeley

Order 66 Podcast: Dave Villegas and Chris Witt
Order 66 Podcast is devoted to the Star Wars roleplaying games systems.
Inducted as a Friend: ReaperCon, Dallas, Texas – April 21, 2013
Sponsored by: Phil Maiewski, Linda Whitson, Cbradshaw007
Presentation by: Phil Maiewski & Cbradshaw007

Thomas J. Spanos

Star Wars mode character (Darth Bane, Ganner Krieg, etc.)
Inducted as Friend: Celebration CVI; 2012
Sponsored by: Sandy Bergeron
Presentation by: Sandy Bergeron

Morgan Spurlock

2011 Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope (Documentary Producer)
Inducted as Friend: SDCC, July 11, 2012
Sponsored by: Brian Mah
Presentation by: Freedom and Sunrider Base

Jonathan Stevens

Freelance RPG game developer
Inducted as Friend: AllCon in Texas; March, 2012
Sponsored by: Zrissa (Linda Whitson), Clone Commander Fil, Lon Mark
Presentation by: Zrissa, Wookieecookiee

Tim Veekhoven

founder of Teekay-421 ( a Belgian Star Wars Fanclub, founded in 1997.)
Inducted as Friend: Fandag, September 1, 2012
Sponsored by: Stijn Desmyter “xSchmitterSx”

Joe Viskocil
Special Effects Artists
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode V – Empire Strikes Backs
Inducted as Friend: Motor City Comic Con, May 2013
Sponsored by: Chris Blackstock
Presentation by: Chris Blackstock and Great Lakes Base

Darryl Woods

Caricature Artist
Inducted as Friend: October, 2011
Sponsored by: Bart German

Weird” Al Yankovic

Musician (Star Wars parody songs)
Inducted as Friend: May 5, 2012
Sponsored by: Chris Blackstock