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|Born||Frederic Enrico Rossovich
August 28, 1957
Palo Alto, California, United States
Rick Rossovich (born August 28, 1957) is an American actor best known as Ron "Slider" Kerner in the 1986 classic Top Gun.
Rossovich was born Frederic Enrico Rossovich in Palo Alto, California. His brother, Tim Rossovich, is a former professional football player and also an actor. He attended college at Sacramento State University.
Rossovich has appeared in over 30 films, including:
- The Terminator (as Matt) (1984)
- Top Gun (as 'Slider') (1986)
- Roxanne (as Chris McConnell) (1987)
- Navy SEALs (as Leary) (1990)
Rossovich also appeared in several TV series, including:
- the USA Network TV series Pacific Blue (as Lieutenant Anthony Palermo, 1995–1998)
- ER as Dr. John Taglieri (1994–1995)
- Black Scorpion as Walker
- Sons and Daughters as Spud Lincoln (1991)
He has also made guest appearances in such TV shows as Tales from the Crypt, Mad About You, and Due South. In 2007, he appeared with his son Roy in an episode of House Hunters International set in Stockholm, Sweden.