Roscoe Wayne Marquand
August 22, 1981
|Education||University of Colorado Boulder|
Roscoe Wayne Marquand (born August 22, 1981) is an American actor. He has played Aaron on the television series The Walking Dead since 2015, Red Skull and Ultron in various projects connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and has voiced numerous characters on the streaming television series Invincible (2021).
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 play. Soon thereafter, he joined the Boy Scouts of America (where he attained the rank of Eagle Scout) and began impersonating celebrities at campfire ceremonies.
While in attendance at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Marquand 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.
After college he moved to Los Angeles and quickly garnered attention in several film and television projects. He played a crooked cop with entertaining gusto in The Sabi Company's Down and Dangerous (2013). Marquand portrayed screen legend Paul Newman on AMC's Mad Men. Marquand is best known for the recurring role of Aaron on The Walking Dead, the popular TV series' first gay male character.
Since 2018, he has portrayed and voiced two characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Red Skull in the films Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019), as well as Ultron in the virtual reality experience Avengers: Damage Control (2019) and as an alternate version of the character in the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), replacing Hugo Weaving and James Spader. Marquand voiced both characters in the television series What If...? (2021).
An accomplished voiceover actor, Ross has lent his talents to productions such as Phineas and Ferb, Conan, and video games like Battlefield Hardline. He is also known for impersonating a plethora of celebrities including Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, 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.
|2006||Love Sick||Short film|
|2007||Saturday Night Special||Aaron Nash||Short film|
|The Deadening||Newscaster||Short film|
|2008||There Will Be Bud||Daniel Puffington||Short film, also executive producer|
|Sex & Los Angeles||Detective|
|2009||A Lonely Place for Dying||Nikolai Dzerzhinsky||Also producer|
|The Inappropriate Behavior of Our Alleged Loved Ones||Eric|
|Slings and Arrows||Charley|
|2011||The Congregation||John Christner|
|Broken Roads||David Warwick|
|2013||Down and Dangerous||Henry Langlois|
|Christmas Party Conversations: Part I||Angry Young Dad||Video short|
|The Program||Michael||Short film|
|2014||Amira & Sam||Greg|
|Spare Change||Mr. Hartman|
|2016||Sheep and Wolves||Ziko||Voice role|
|2018||Avengers: Infinity War||Red Skull (Stonekeeper)|
|2022||Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness||Ultron Sentries||Voice role|
|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||Episode: "Second Chance"|
|2013||Mad Men||Paul Newman||Episode: "The Flood"|
|2013–2014||Conan||Christopher Walken, James Gandolfini||Voice role|
|2014||Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars||Han Solo||Voice role|
|2015||Impress Me||Ross Marvin||Lead role, also producer|
|2015–present||The Walking Dead||Aaron||Recurring (season 5) |
Also starring (seasons 6–7)
Main cast (season 8–present)
|2016||Deadbeat||Hugh Janus||Episode: "The Duchess of Stourbridge"|
|2017||Brockmire||Brockmire's Father||Episode: "Road Trip"|
|The Last Tycoon||Prince of Wales||2 episodes|
|2018||Robot Chicken||Han Solo, Jack Reacher, various||Voice role; episode: "Mr. Mozzarella's Hamburger Skateboard Depot"|
|2021–present||Invincible||Immortal, Rudy Connors, various||Voice role; recurring role|
|2021||What If...?||Johann Schmidt / Red Skull, Ultron, Sub-Ultron Sentries||Voice role; 3 episodes|
|2016||Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine||Han Solo|
|2019||Avengers: Damage Control||Ultron|
|2022||Avengers: Quantum Encounter||Show exclusively on the Disney Wish|
Awards and nominations
|2013||Maverick Movie Awards||Best Supporting Actor: Feature||Down and Dangerous||Nominated|||
|2015||Maverick Movie Awards||Best Actor: Short||Une Libération||Nominated|||
- "'The Walking Dead': 5 things you didn't know about Ross Marquand". www.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2021-03-21.
- "Down and Dangerous: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
- "The Walking Dead Q&A – Ross Marquand (Aaron)". AMC. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- Ross, Dalton (July 7, 2016). "'The Walking Dead': Ross Marquand promises 'brutal, insane' season 7 premiere". Entertainment Weekly. New York City: Meredith Corporation. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
- Keaney, Quinn (August 11, 2016). "The Walking Dead's Ross Marquand Confirms All of Our Worst Fears About Season 7". popsugar.com. San Francisco, California: Popsugar Inc. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
- "Actor Ross Marquand talks about playing a gay character on Walking dead and his thoughts on dating and marriage". hubmesh.com. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- Ross, Dalton (February 22, 2015). "'Walking Dead' star Ross Marquand talks about the show's first gay male relationship". Entertainment Weekly. New York City: Meredith Corporation. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
- Pritchard, Tom (April 26, 2018). "Avengers: Infinity War Recast a Character, and You Probably Didn't Even Notice". Gizmodo. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
- Donohoo, Timothy (September 29, 2021). "Who Voices Ultron in Marvel's What If?". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on September 30, 2021. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
- Knight, James (14 March 2015). "'Walking Dead' Gay Aaron Ross Marquand New Pop Show 'Impress Me:' Han Solo Actor Does 'Breaking Bad' Jesse Pinkman Impression". Classicalite. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "More Dead-On Celebrity Impressions by Ross Marquand". youtube.com. Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
- "Ross Marquand Does Celebrity Impersonations". youtube.com. Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
- "2013". MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS: Where moviemakers honor moviemakers from all over the world!. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
- "2015". MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS: Where moviemakers honor moviemakers from all over the world!. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
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