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Ed O'Ross

Rough'n'tumble character actor Ed O'Ross was born as Ed Oross on July 4, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an alter boy as a kid and graduated from Munhall High in 1964. Following graduation O'Ross attended both Point Park College and Carnegie Tech. He was an amateur Golden Gloves boxing champion and minor league baseball player prior to ... See full bio »
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 2017 Frank and Ava (filming)
Sgt. Haney
 2016 The Best Thanksgiving Ever (completed)
Officer Harris
  Path to Salvation (announced)
Mitch (rumored)
 2015 Rivers 9
 2013 Fallout: Red Star (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Barker
 2012 Mirror Image
Ogden Edwards
 2012 A Green Story
 2011 NCIS (TV Series)
Dao Huang
- Baltimore (2011) ... Dao Huang
 2010 Transformers: War for Cybertron (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2010 United States of Tara (TV Series)
- To Have and to Hold (2010) ... Dwayne
 2009 The Closer (TV Series)
Ryan Littman
- Red Tape (2009) ... Ryan Littman
 2009 Terminator Salvation (Video Game)
Warren (voice)
 2008 Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita)
Additional Voices (English version, voice)
 2008 Army of Two (Video Game)
Richard Dalton / Senator Alex Richter (voice)
 2008 The Unknown Trilogy (Video)
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Yuri Denikoff
- Gangster Movies (2007) ... Yuri Denikoff
 2007 Nobody
Rolo Toles
 2007 Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 (Video Game) (voice)
 2006 Mystery Woman: Redemption (TV Movie)
 2006 Growlanser: Heritage of War (Video Game)
Rockbein / Patriarch / Narrator / ... (English version, voice, uncredited)
 2006 Curious George
Ivan (voice)
 2005 Teen Titans (TV Series)
- Snowblind (2005) ... Raskov (voice)
 2005 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
- The Larry David Sandwich (2005) ... Leo
 2001-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
- Ecotone (2005) ... Nikolai
- The Last Time (2002) ... Nikolai
- I'll Take You (2002) ... Nikolai
- The Secret (2002) ... Nikolai
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Paul 'Tiny' Wojewedski
- Hush (2005) ... Paul 'Tiny' Wojewedski
 2004 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Judge Phillip Stevens
- Hired Guns (2004) ... Judge Phillip Stevens
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Pat Carr
- You're Buggin' Me (2004) ... Pat Carr
 2004 Fatherhood (TV Series)
Mr. Duesterhoeft
- Balancing the Books (2004) ... Mr. Duesterhoeft (voice)
 2004 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
General Olanic
- Hawk and Dove (2004) ... General Olanic
 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
- Bounty (2003) ... Gaavrin
 2002 The Gray in Between
 2001 Getting Out
 2001/I Mindstorm
 2001 Grosse Pointe (TV Series)
Officer Volpe
- Opposite of Sex (2001) ... Officer Volpe
 2000 The Last Producer
 2000 Spanish Judges
The Bossman
 1999 Enemy Action
Maj. Pedyed
 1999 Now and Again (TV Series)
Mr. Murphy
- One for the Money (1999) ... Mr. Murphy
 1999 Y2K
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
C.H. Attorney Ev Wyman
- Sarindipity (1998) ... C.H. Attorney Ev Wyman
 1995-1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Det. Blake / Cop #2
- The Finale (1998) ... Det. Blake
- The Engagement (1995) ... Cop #2 (uncredited)
 1998 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Police Detective
- Murder on the Second Floor (1998) ... Police Detective
 1998 NightMan (TV Series)
- Bad Moon Rising (1998)
 1997 Frasier (TV Series)
- Perspectives on Christmas (1997) ... Terry (uncredited)
 1997 Hoodlum
Lulu Rosenkrantz
 1997 Dark Planet
 1997 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Vic Walsh
- Moving Target (1997) ... Vic Walsh
 1996 Navajo Blues
Not Lightning Struck
 1996 Kindred: The Embraced (TV Series)
Cyrus, The Prince of Los Angeles
- The Rise and Fall of Eddie Fiori (1996) ... Cyrus, The Prince of Los Angeles
 1996 Flipper (TV Series)
Oliver Simms
- Missile Crisis (1996) ... Oliver Simms
 1995 The Power Within (Video)
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Max Kale
- Blown Apart (1995) ... Max Kale
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Det. Alex Machio
- The Survivor (1993) ... Det. Alex Machio
 1992 Play Nice
Jack 'Mouth' Penucci
 1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Brand new father in elevator
- Doogie Got a Gun (1992) ... Brand new father in elevator (uncredited)
 1992 Universal Soldier
Colonel Perry
 1990 Dick Tracy
 1990 Another 48 Hrs.
Frank Cruise
 1990 The Outsiders (TV Series)
 1989 Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy (TV Movie)
Sgt. Duffy
 1989 Men (TV Series)
Thomas McDaniel
- Baltimore (1989) ... Thomas McDaniel
 1988 Glory Days (TV Movie)
Dave Trumbo
 1988 Action Jackson
Frank Stringer
 1987 High Mountain Rangers (TV Series)
Bernie Cousins
- Pilot (1987) ... Bernie Cousins
 1986 Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story (TV Movie)
Trooper Hudley
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Isaac Petrovich
- Three Little Spies (1986) ... Isaac Petrovich
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Mr. Navarone
- Brother, Can You Spare a Blonde? (1985) ... Mr. Navarone
 1985 Stingray (TV Movie)
Tino Di Augustino
 1985 Seven Minutes in Heaven
Mall Security Guard
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village
Bartender at Sal's
 1982 One Down, Two to go
Tournament Thug (as Ed O. Ross)
 1982 Dear Mr. Wonderful
 1982 As the World Turns (TV Series)
- Another Time, Another Life (1982) ... Ken
 1980 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
State Trooper
- Episode #1.6235 (1980) ... State Trooper (credit only)
- Episode #1.6234 (1980) ... State Trooper (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6233 (1980) ... State Trooper (uncredited)
- Episode #1.6231 (1980) ... State Trooper (credit only)
 1979 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Thug (Marty) / Whispering Thug (Marty)
- Episode #1.1152 (1979) ... Whispering Thug (Marty) (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1151 (1979) ... Thug (Marty) (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1150 (1979) ... Thug (Marty) (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1149 (1979) ... Thug (Marty) (uncredited)
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Stage production of Shakespeare's "King Lear". See more »

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This is the first good series I've ever done, let's put it that way. When you get up in the morning and you can't wait to go to work and you're just loving every minute of it, it really is heaven. (on playing Nikolai on "Six Feet Under") See more »


Studied acting with Uta Hagen and Stella Adler. See more »



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