Rick Rossovich

Rick Rossovich


8/28/1957, Palo Alto, California

Birth Name

Fredrick Enrico Rossovich



Also Known As

Frederick Enrico Rossovich, Richard Rossovich
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With his tall, lean, muscular frame and buzz cut, Rick Rossovich seemed perfect for the military and law enforcement roles he often played on TV and in film. Yet, truth be told, he stumbled into acting having first migrated to Hollywood in the hopes of becoming an art…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Tim appeared with his son, Roy, in an episode of HGTV's House Hunters International. Tim helped his son find and purchase a home in Stockholm, Sweden.

    • Rick is of Croatian/Italian descent.

    • Brother Tim Rossovich played professional football for the Philadelphia Eagles and has done some acting.***His break-through role was the character 'Matt' in The Terminator (1984). He says to The Terminator, 'Don't make me bust you up, man!'.***Has appeared in six films with Bill Paxton, one more than Michael Biehn did.

  • Quotes

    • Rick Rossovich Quotation

      "I'd like to be Martha Stewart's house boy."
      Movie Title: Losin' It (1983) as Marine:

      Marine : Hey! The MP's will have us out of here. And when they do,
      you're dead.
      Spider : Says who, dick-breath?
      Movie Title: The Terminator (1984) as Matt:

      Matt : Don't make me bust you up, man.


      Movie Title: Roxanne (1987) as Chris McConnell:

      [The first time Chris sees C.D.'s nose]
      Chris McConnell : It's huge! It's enormous! It's gigantic! They said
      it was big, but I didn't expect it to be BIG!

      Chris McConnell : Your breasts, they're like melons. No, no, they're
      like pillows. Can I fluff your pillows?

      Chris McConnell : What am I afraid of her for? She's no rocket
      C.D. Bales : Well, actually, she is a rocket scientist.

      C.D. Bales : Do you know the phrase carpe diem?
      Chris McConnell : It's, it's fish, fish bait, right?


      Movie Title: Navy SEALS (1990) as Leary:

      Hawkins : What's he saying?
      Leary : Something about your mother. [Hawkins lowers his gun and
      slightly alters his aim, hitting the terrorist directly in the
      forehead with a well-aimed shot]
      Hawkins : NEVER talk about Mom...

      Hawkins : Leary, you got that missile. You might wanna think about
      using it.
      Leary : I would if I could figure the damn thing out.
      Rexer : It's a one shot deal.
      Leary : What?
      Hawkins : You miss, we die.

      Leary : They won't fuck with us in the water!

      Movie Title: Top Gun (1986) as Slider:

      Slider : Goose who's butt did you kiss to get in here anyway?
      Goose : The list is long, but distinguished.
      Slider : Yeah, well so is my Johnson.

      [Charlie has just given Maverick her address while pretending to
      turn down his date offer]
      Slider : Crashed and burned! Huh, Mav?
      Maverick : Hey, Slider. [sniffs]
      Maverick : You stink!

      Goose : Yeeha, Jester's dead!
      Wolfman : Won this bullshit?
      Goose : Didn't everybody?
      Hollywood : Hell no, man. We got our butts kicked.
      Wolfman : Thirty seconds. We went like this, he went like that. I
      said to Hollywood, "Where'd he go?" Hollywood says, "Where'd who
      Hollywood : Yeah, and he's laughing at us, right on the radio, he's
      laughing at us.
      Slider : That was me laughing, dickhead.

      [Iceman shoots down a MiG]
      Slider : Splash that sucker, yeah!