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Ed O'Ross

O'Ross at the Ackermansion
Born July 4, 1946 (1946-07-04) (age 63)[1]
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ed O'Ross (born 4 July 1946)[1] is an American actor perhaps best known for playing the giggling spectacled gangster Itchy in Dick Tracy.


Early life

O'Ross was born Edward Oross in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1]

Prior to becoming an actor O'Ross had a brief career as a boxer and as a minor league baseball player. He currently resides in New York City and Los Angeles.

Acting career

Russian characters

He has starred in many films and has coincidentally played several Russian characters including villain Viktor Rosta in Walter Hill's action film Red Heat, Nikolai, one of Ruth Fisher's love interests on the HBO series Six Feet Under, and Leo, a sandwich shop owner on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Other film and television roles

His films include The Cotton Club, Full Metal Jacket, Lethal Weapon, The Hidden, Action Jackson, Another 48 Hours, and Universal Soldier.

Guest TV appearances include Six Feet Under, Boston Legal, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and CSI: New York.


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