Roscoe Wayne Marquand is an American actor and impressionist. He plays Aaron on the television series The Walking Dead, and Red Skull in the films ' and '.
Early lifeMarquand 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 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 in Theatre Performance.
CareerAfter 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. 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.
In April 2018, Marquand made his Marvel Cinematic debut as Red Skull in ', replacing Hugo Weaving as the latter actor had previously expressed reluctance in regards to reprising the role in '.
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.
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