Biography

Muscular character actor Rick Rossovich was in his early twenties when he showed up as a teenaged military-academy cadet named Pig in The Lords of Discipline (1983). Rossovich's most famous film role was Chris McDowell, the handsome but tongue-tied suitor to delectable Daryl Hannah in the 1987 Cyrano de Bergerac update Roxanne. Rossovich's TV series manifest includes such recurring roles as Geller in McGruder and Loud (1985) and football coach Spud Lincoln in Sons and Daughters (1991). And during the first (1994-95) season of the NBC megahit E/R, Rick Rossovich was seen as Dr. John Taglieri. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi