Ricco Ross (born April 16, 1958) is an American actor, writer and producer who played Private Frost in the 1986 film Aliens. He was also set to appear in the cancelled Alien fan film Alien: Identity.[1] Other notable films Ross has appeared in include Death Wish 3 (1985), Crusoe (1988), Hackers (1995), Mission: Impossible (1996) and Wishmaster (1997). Aside from his work in film, Ross has had an extensive career in television and stage.

Ross has won a Fright Night Film Festival Award.


Year Title Notes
1983 Scarred
1985 Spies Like Us With Stuart Milligan
Death Wish 3 With Mac McDonald and Tip Tipping
1986 Aliens
1987 Body Contact
1988 Crusoe
1989 Slipstream With Simon Crane, Bill Paxton and Alan Polonsky
1992 Shadowchaser With Simon Crane
1995 Hackers
Project Shadowchaser III
1996 Mission: Impossible
1997 Fierce Creatures With Simon Crane, Leon Herbert and Mac McDonald
2000 Octopus
2003 Nate and the Colonel
2009 The Least Among You
2011 Apocalypse According to Doris
2012 Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home
2014 Everything That Rises Must Converge
Hidden in the Woods With Michael Biehn
2015 Story of Eva


Ross was due to reunite with Aliens co-star Carrie Henn in the Alien fan film Alien Identity in 2015. However, 20th Century Fox sent a cease and desist order to Sonnet Realm Films, the producers of the movie. The project eventually evolved into the original film Triborn.

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