Central Profiles - A very nice biography of Chelcie Ross
Birthday: October 26, 1942
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Undoubtedly Chelcie Ross has delivered the three word
exclamation "Oh! Fresh fudge!" better than any actor in film
history. His portrayal as the militaristic madman Colonel Oates, the stuff
of Ted's worst nightmares, is classic and rather ironic considering that Chelcie
Ross grew up in a military family and has a distinguished military record
Before his military career Chelcie Ross had entered the field of
acting while attending Southwest Texas State University where he appeared as the
lead in a stage production of King Lear in his senior year. After
his military service he returned to acting and began to win roles in
films. His first feature film appearance was in Keep My Grave Open.
He later appeared in three major sports-oriented films: Hoosiers, Major
League and Rudy.
Other notable films featuring this versatile actor include The
Untouchables, Above the Law, The Package, The Last Boy Scout, Basic Instinct,
Chain Reaction (which starred Keanu Reeves), My Best Friend's Wedding,
Primary Colors, The Gift (also with Keanu Reeves) and The Majestic.
Television appearances by Chelcie Ross include Tales From the
Crypt, Dallas, Equal Justice, Chicago Hope, Judging Amy, King of the Hill, The
Sopranos, Everybody Loves Raymond, Cold Case, JAG and Prison Break.
In 2007 he appeared in episodes of My Name is Earl.
Chelcie appeared in the 2006 TV movie A Little
Thing Called Murder and appeared in the 2008 film, The Express. In
2009, he co-starred in the movies The Strip, Horsemen, Drag Me
to Hell and Formosa
Betrayed. He also appeared in the television series The Beast
and Grey's Anatomy and had a recurring role as Connie in Mad
recently Chelcie Ross has appeared in the films The Dilemma,
Fertile Ground and The Last
Rites of Joe May. He's made appearances in the TV series
CSI: Miami and The Chicago Code and is also slated to appear in Trouble
with the Curve and an untitled Ramin Bahrani film. He is
also an actor with the National Theatre, having appeared in over
80 plays in Chicago and Dallas, Texas.
For a list of Chelcie's acting credits,
please visit the Internet Movie Database