Chelcie Ross

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chelcie Ross
Born Chelcie Claude Ross
(1942-06-20) June 20, 1942 (age 75)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976–present

Chelcie Claude Ross[1] (born June 20, 1942)[1] is an American character actor. He served in Vietnam as an officer in the United States Air Force where he had been awarded a Bronze Star, and earned an MFA from the Dallas Theater Center.



Year Title Role Notes
1977 Keep My Grave Open Kevin
1983 Big Score, TheThe Big Score Hoffa
1983 Last Leaf, TheThe Last Leaf Constable Short
1986 One More Saturday Night Mr. Lundahl
1986 Hoosiers George Walker
1988 Above the Law Nelson Fox
1989 Major League Eddie Harris
1989 Package, TheThe Package Gen. Hopkins
1990 Long Walk Home, TheThe Long Walk Home Martin
1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Col. Oats
1991 Last Boy Scout, TheThe Last Boy Scout Sen. Calvin Baynard
1992 Basic Instinct Capt. Talcott
1993 Amos & Andrew Earl
1993 Rudy Dan Devine
1994 Richie Rich Ferguson
1996 Chain Reaction Ed Rafferty
1998 Primary Colors Charlie Martin
1998 Simple Plan, AA Simple Plan Carl Jenkins
1999 Charming Billy Raymond Starkman
2000 Gift, TheThe Gift Kenneth King
2001 Madison Roger Epperson
2001 Novocaine Mike
2001 Majestic, TheThe Majestic Avery Wyatt
2002 Waking Up in Reno Fred Bush
2008 Express, TheThe Express Lew Andreas
2009 Horsemen Police Chief Krupa
2009 Drag Me to Hell Leonard Dalton
2009 Formosa Betrayed Daltry
2011 Dilemma, TheThe Dilemma Thomas Fern
2011 Fertile Ground Avery
2011 Last Rites of Joe May, TheThe Last Rites of Joe May Billy Tidrow
2012 At Any Price Byron
2012 Trouble with the Curve Smitty
2015 Consumed Sen. Bob McHenry
2016 Imperfections Lil Pop
2017 New Money Boyd Tisdale Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1978 Awakening Land, TheThe Awakening Land Billy Harbison TV miniseries
1979 Mark Twain: Beneath the Laughter Buck Harkness TV film
1981 Children Nobody Wanted, TheThe Children Nobody Wanted Ralph TV film
1987 Night of Courage Lt. Beiber TV film
1987 Jack and Mike Polaski "Till Death Do Us Part"
1987 Sable Mr. Wylie "Evangelist"
1990 Elvis Bill Kenney "Grand Ole Opry"
1990 Tales from the Crypt George Yates "Four-Sided Triangle"
1990 Rainbow Drive Tom Cutler TV film
1990 Gabriel's Fire Capt. Jack O'Neil "Pilot", "To Catch a Con: Parts 1 & 2"
1990 Dallas Dr. Wykoff "April in Paris", "Charade", "One Last Kiss"
1991 Equal Justice Coach Nichols "The Devil His Due"
1992 Burden of Proof, TheThe Burden of Proof Dr. Nate Cawley TV miniseries
1992 Legacy of Lies Phil MacFarlane TV film
1994 Against Their Will: Women in Prison Warden Henley TV film
1994-95 Christy Ben Pentland Recurring role
1996 Evil Has a Face McGarrell TV film
1997 Chicago Hope FBI Agent Tom Strickler "The Day of the Rope"
1997 Early Edition Nick Harper "Dad"
1999 Judging Amy Simon McKinley "Last Tango in Hartford"
2000 Once and Again Warren Wyler "Ozymandias 2.0"
2001 King of the Hill Councilman Fred Ebberd (voice) "It's Not Easy Being Green"
2001 Snap Decision Det. John Collins TV film
2003 Everybody Loves Raymond Rev. Stevens "Robert's Wedding"
2003 Cold Case Henry Phillips "A Time to Hate"
2004 JAG Dr. Mallory "A Girl's Best Friend"
2005 Prison Break Bishop McMorrow "Pilot"
2006 Little Thing Called Murder, AA Little Thing Called Murder Ken Sr. TV film
2007 My Name Is Earl Mr. White "Get a Real Job", "The Trial"
2009 Beast, TheThe Beast Alan Posner "Infected"
2009 Mad Men Conrad 'Connie' Hilton Recurring role
2010 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Harper Avery "Perfect Little Accident"
2011 CSI: Miami Wesley Habeck "Hunting Ground"
2012 Boss Royczyk "Backflash", "The Conversation"
2012 Mob Doctor, TheThe Mob Doctor Seamus O'Connell "Game Changers"
2012 Scandal Harold Pierce "Defiance"
2014 NCIS Joseph Hanlon "Crescent City: Part 2"
2014-16 Chicago P.D. Robert Platt "Turn the Light Off", "All Cylinders Firing"

Other media[edit]

In 2007, Ross appeared, along with Sean Astin and Charles S. Dutton, in an episode of My Name Is Earl that was a homage to the film Rudy. He played an appliance store manager whose relationship to Earl mirrors that of his relationship to Rudy.

In 2008, he played Beverly Weston in the National Theatre production of August: Osage County.[2]

He also played a fictionalized Conrad Hilton in the award-winning series Mad Men.

In 2012 he appeared in Boss (TV series) as the chief of the Chicago Police Department.


  1. ^ a b c According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at
  2. ^ National Theatre Programme for August: Osage County

External links[edit]