Rossovich, Rick 1957(?)–

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ROSSOVICH, Rick 1957(?)


Full name, Fredrick Enrico Rossovich; born August 28, 1957 (some sources cite 1958), in Palo Alto, CA; brother of Tim Rossovich (a professional football player); married Eva, c. 1985; children: Roy, Isabel.

Education: Studied art history at California State University, Sacramento; studied acting with Vincent Chase. Avocational Interests: Travel.

Addresses: Agent Mark Schumacher, Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor and writer.


Film Appearances:

Marine, Losin' It, Lions Gate Films, 1981.

Dante "Pig" Pignetti, The Lords of Discipline, Paramount, 1983.

Officer Cooley, Streets of Fire, Universal/RKO Radio Pictures, 1984.

Matt Buchanan, The Terminator, Orion, 1984.

Bob, Warning Sign, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1985.

Detective, The Morning After, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1986.

Lieutenant Ron "Slider" Kerner, Top Gun, Paramount, 1986.

Kurt Klein, Let's Get Harry (also known as The Rescue ), TriStar, 1987.

Chris McDonell, Roxanne, Columbia, 1987.

Derek Clayton, Spellbinder, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1988.

Jonathon Dunbar, Paint It Black, Live Entertainment, 1989.

Leary, Navy SEALs, Orion, 1990.

Bogoljub/Prior Nikamia, Tajna manastirske rakije (also known as Cognac and Secret Ingredient ), Hem-dale, 1990.

Gravis, Tropical Heat (also known as Tropical Nights ), Prism Entertainment, 1993.

Frat boy, Future Shock, Hemdale Home Video, 1993.

Tony Ricks, New Crime City (also known as Angeles 2020 ), New Horizons, 1994.

Danny/John, Fatally Yours, 1995.

Bobby Colter, Cover Me, Motion Picture Corporation of America/Playboy Entertainment Group, 1995.

Selected Models, 1995.

Construction foreman, Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (also known as Black Scorpion: Ground Zero ), Concorde, 1996.

Frank Thompson (some sources cite Robert Boylan), Truth or Consequences, N.M., Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

(Uncredited) McQueeney, Telling You (also known as Love Sucks ), Miramax, 1998.

Himself, Falling Like This, Outrider Pictures, 2000.

Bret Rogers, Artworks, Panorama Entertainment, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Sergeant Geller, MacGruder and Loud, ABC, 1985.

Spud Lincoln, Sons and Daughters (also known as The Hammersmiths ), CBS, 1991.

Dr. John "Tag" Taglieri, a recurring role, ER (also known as Emergency Room ), NBC, 19941995.

Lieutenant Anthony Palermo, Pacific Blue, USA Network, 19951998.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Ethan Cassidy, Luck of the Draw: The Gambler Returns (also known as The Gambler Returns: Luck of the Draw ), NBC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Craig, Deadly Lessons, ABC, 1983.

Dolph, Single Bars, Single Women, ABC, 1984.

Roy "Jackjaw" Kelton, 14 Going on 30, ABC, 1988.

Walker, Black Scorpion (also known as Roger Corman Presents Black Scorpion ), Showtime, 1995.

Dr. Eric Leonhardt, Legend of the Lost Tomb, Show-time, 1997.

Sergeant James "Jimmy" Quinn, Killer Deal, UPN, 1998.

Myron Yoder, Miracle in Lane 2, The Disney Channel, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

"The Roommate," American Playhouse, PBS, 1988.

The Witching Hour, 1996.

The Making of "The Terminator," 1984.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Island man, "The Flight of the Great Yellow Bird/The Island of Lost Women," Fantasy Island, 1978.

Abdul, "King for a Day/Instant Family," Fantasy Island, 1978.

Boris Smolensk, "Baby/Marathon: Battle of the Sexes," Fantasy Island, 1979.

Ozzie, "Eagleman/Children of Mentu," Fantasy Island, 1980.

Fred, "If the Glass Slipper Fits," Eight Is Enough, 1981.

Younger Carlton Webster (some sources cite Hans), "The Switch," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1990.

Sherman Williams, "The Painter," Mad about You (also known as Loved by You ), NBC, 1993.

Mark Smithbauer, "The Blue Line," Due South, CBS, 1994.

Marshall, "Fallen Angela," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1994.

Steve Gantry, "Race to Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

"ER: The Real Drama," Investigative Reports, Arts and Entertainment, 1995.

"A New Leaf: Part 2," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998.

Don Yaeger, "Footprints on My Heart; Legacy; Elopement," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 2000.



Appeared as the husband in the music video "Watch Me" by Lorie Morgan, 1996.



The Terminator, Orion, 1984.



Entertainment Weekly, December 1, 1995.

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