Chelcie Ross was an American actor born in 1942 who became widely recognized for his role as Eddie Harris in the classic sports comedy movie Major League. He began his acting career in the 1970s, appearing in numerous television shows and movies, but it was his portrayal of Harris, the veteran pitcher with a trick up his sleeve, that cemented his place in Hollywood history. Ross brought an unparalleled level of humor and energy to the role, making him a fan-favorite and a standout performer in the film.
Ross was not only a talented actor, but he was also an accomplished athlete, having played football for the University of Miami and later for the Chicago Bears. His athletic background and physical prowess undoubtedly helped him bring a sense of authenticity to his role in Major League, where he portrayed a seasoned athlete with a wealth of knowledge and experience. His performance in the film was so impressive that he even reprised his role in the movie’s sequel, Major League II.
In addition to his work in Major League, Ross continued to act in a variety of other film and television projects throughout his career, including The Running Man, Basic Instinct, and Dead Presidents.