Ross McCall

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Ross McCall
Born (1976-01-13) 13 January 1976 (age 40)
Port Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present

Ross McCall (born 13 January 1976) is a Scottish actor most notable for his role as T-5 Joseph Liebgott in the 2001 HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, and as Matthew Keller in the hit series "White Collar (TV series)"


Born in Port Glasgow, his first notable screen role was at the age of 13 when he appeared as Freddie Mercury in the 1989 promotional video for the Queen song "The Miracle", the role for which he was picked out of a large number of applicants. In 1993, McCall was featured in BBC children's TV series The Return of the Borrowers.

In 2005 Ross co-starred in the independent drama film Green Street. He played Kenny Battaglia in the television series, Crash, on the Starz network. He reprised his role as Dave in the 2009 straight-to-video sequel Green Street 2: Stand Your Ground.

In 2008, he co-starred in an After Dark Horrorfest film, Autopsy.

On 23 February 2010, he appeared as a guest star on White Collar on the episode "Bottlenecked" as Matthew Keller, an old rival of Neal's. He reprised the role in Episode 14 of White Collar Season 2, Episodes 9-11 of Season 3 and episodes 2-6 of season 6.

On 1 June 2010, he appeared as a guest star on Luther.

He starts production on the feature film 'The Guest Room', shooting at the Sunset Gower studios in LA in July 2010. Also he had a recurring role as Ron Clark in the show 24: Live Another Day

Personal life[edit]

McCall was raised Roman Catholic.[1] He was engaged to actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, with whom he guest starred in an episode of Ghost Whisperer.[2] On 5 January 2009, People Magazine reported that Hewitt called off their engagement in late 2008.[3]

He is a supporter of Celtic F.C., and trained at Redroofs Theatre School in Maidenhead.

On 6 March 2010, in an interview with The Mail on Sunday, Sheridan Smith revealed that she and McCall had begun dating after a 10 year friendship.[4] However, in August of the same year they split up due to the pressure of a long distance relationship.


  1. ^ Marks, Lisa (13 June 2009). "Ross McCall interview: Crash course". The Scotsman. Retrieved 26 June 2010. "I was raised a Catholic and I go to a Catholic church here in Hollywood," ... 
  2. ^ Eastham, Tod (29 November 2007). "Jennifer Love Hewitt engaged to be married". Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 21 August 2008. 
  3. ^ Jennifer Love Hewitt and Fiance Split, 5 January 2009
  4. ^ Woods, Judith (6 March 2010). "'I've found my inner girl': actress Sheridan Smith glams it up for her role in Legally Blonde - Daily Mail". London: Retrieved 6 March 2010. 

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