Ross Marquand

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Ross Marquand
Ross Marquand - Monster Mania Convention.jpg
Born Ross Marquand
(1981-08-22) 22 August 1981 (age 40)
Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Ross Marquand is an American actor from Denver, Colorado. He has appeared on film, stage, and television. He is best known for portraying the role of Aaron on The Walking Dead.

Early life

Marquand was born in Fort Collins, Colorado. His initial foray into acting began at the age of nine when he played a small part in a church pageant. Soon thereafter, he joined the BSA (where he attained the rank of Eagle Scout) and began impersonating celebrities at campfire ceremonies. He would later go on to perform several roles in high school before gaining acceptance into the University of Colorado at Boulder's theatre department. While in attendance, he starred in several productions including To Kill a Mockingbird, The Passion of Dracula, and The Cherry Orchard. He graduated with a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in Theatre Performance.


Colorado native Ross Marquand received his BFA in Theatre from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles and quickly garnered attention in several film and television projects. Before Marquand's breakout role on The Walking Dead he portrayed screen legend Paul Newman on AMC's Mad Men.

Also an accomplished voiceover actor, Ross has lent his unique vocal talents to countless productions such as Phineas and Ferb, Conan, and video games like Battlefield Hardline. He is especially renowned for impersonating a plethora of celebrities including Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Matthew McConaughey and over 50 others. This expertise led to a starring and producing role on Pop TV's Impress Me, helmed by Ben Shelton and Rainn Wilson.



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Love Sick Short film
2007 Saturday Night Special Aaron Nash Short film
2007 The Deadening Newscaster Short film
2008 There Will Be Bud Daniel Puffington
2008 Sex & Los Angeles Detective
2008 Kate Wakes Neighbor
2009 A Lonely Place for Dying Nikolai Dzerzhinsky Producer
2009 The Inappropriate Behavior of Our Alleged Loved Ones Eric
2010 Happily After Tristan
2010 Woodshop Gary
2010 Slings and Arrows Charley
2011 The Congregation John Christner
2012 Eden Max
2012 Sabbatical Short film
2012 Broken Roads David Warwick
2013 Down and Dangerous Henry Langlois
2013 Christmas Party Conversations: Part I Angry Young Dad Video Short
2013 The Program Michael Short film
2014 Amira & Sam Greg
2014 Camera Trap Jack
2015 Une Libération Jean
2015 Spare Change Mr. Hartman


Year Title Role Notes
2006 LA Forensics FBI Agent Season 1, Episode 15: "Under the Rug"
2009 I <3 Vampires Siona's Publicist 5 episodes
2012 The Flipside Actor Season 1, Episode 4: "Second Chance"
2013 Mad Men Paul Newman Guest role; Season 6, Episode 5: "The Flood"
2013–14 Conan Christopher Walken / James Gandolfini Voice
2014 Phineas and Ferb Han Solo Voice; episode: "Star Wars"
2014 The Impression Guys Ross Marvin Lead role
2015–present The Walking Dead Aaron Season 5 (Recurring role; 7 episodes)
Season 6 (Main role; 3 episodes)

Video game

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Battlefield Hardline Actor Voice


1. IMDb Biography (February 2010). Ross Marquand

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