It was a great pleasure to sit down with Mark Goddard (The original Major Don West) from Lost in Space.
Mark got his start on television with a role in the 1959 series Johnny Ringo.
Aside from his recurring role in Lost in Space Mark also appeared (among many other roles) on Perry Mason, The Mod Squad & The Fall Guy.
He also appeared in the rebooted film version of Lost in Space.
Shawn: What was your first Con experience?
Mark: In Georgia around 1985.
Billy Mumy couldn't make it so he recommended me to go in his place.
Shawn: How did it go?
Mark: Very well...as most cons do.
Mark: I have always loved Chiller in New Jersey.
Shawn; How about the worst Con?
Mark: Never had a bad one as long as the fans are happy.
Shawn:: How about the strangest or most unusual fan you've encountered at a Con?
Mark: I guess the fan who wanted to cut a lock of my hair and I let him do it!
Shawn: Any actual bad experiences?
Mark: At Chiller one year, I was in a circus type tent when a mini tornado hit.
Mark: Just make sure the fans are well taken care of, and are treated with respect.
Shawn: Ever want to get an autograph?
Mark: I used to get some for my students when I taught school.
Shawn: What projects are you current!ly working on?
Mark: I am currently working on my second book.
The first was To Space and Back which has been very well received by my fans at MGAS on Facebook.
Shawn: What future projects do you have in mind?
Mark: Only to continue writing, as ideas come up!