Ricou Browning

Ricou Browning is THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON! Ricou is an actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, underwater cinematographer and stuntman. He is best known for his underwater stunt work, playing the Gill-man in Creature from the Black Lagoon, Revenge of the Creature and The Creature Walks Among Us. He is the last surviving original Universal Monster. Ricou is also known as the co-writer and co-producer of Flipper, and for his work on 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, Thunderball, Never Say Never Again, Caddyshack, and Island of the Lost.

Browning started a career in water shows, moving on to produce shows. He moved into movies in 1954, playing the underwater role of the Gill-man in Creature from the Black Lagoon (while Ben Chapman played the monster on land), a feat he repeated in two sequels Revenge of the Creature and The Creature Walks Among Us. He continued in movie production and joined Ivan Tors’ studios, where he co-wrote and co-produced the 1963 MGM film Flipper (about an intelligent bottle-nosed dolphin) and continued writing for the subsequent “Flipper” television series that debuted in 1964. He directed the underwater sequences in Hello Down There (1969) and Salty (1973). He also worked as second unit director, stunt coordinator and underwater sequence director on a number of features, including Island of the Lost (1967), Caddyshack (1980), Thunderball (1965 – Academy Award winner for special visual effects), and Never Say Never Again (1983).

Ricou Browning will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Booth 406, 408.

Ricou Browning autographs are $TBA. An autograph/selfie combo is $TBA.

Ricou Browning will be taking table side photos / selfies with fans on their own cameras at his booth for $TBA. You can purchase selfies at her booth at Paradise City Comic Con.

Ricou Browning will take part in a Q&A that is open to all attendees and included in the price of admission to Paradise City Comic Con.

Ricou will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There is a fee of $TBA per Autograph and $TBA for table side informal photos / selfies (with your own camera). An autograph/selfie combo is $TBA. Professional Photo Ops are $40. He will be taking part in a Q&A open to all attendees. Please keep an eye on the events page of this website for more info.