can one say about a man who still touches the minds and hearts of so many people
over this long span of years? What qualities make his memory so
Ross immerse himself in a mind-boggling variety of personas - each a unique, complete and real character.
0bserve the endless subtle (and sometimes not!) nuances of every
expression, those luminous eyes that convey a full story without a
word, a voice that can go from a soft caress
to ice hard in mid word, a slight shift in posture or a tilt of
the head that's a master acting class on its own Add to that musician, artist, poet,
athlete and even
Absolutely. Fluent in seven languages, scholarship recipient,
magna cum laude
honors, degrees in business administration, education and law. His agile mind
and quick wit were well on display on the many game shows in which he
avidly (and intensely) participated!
Reading any article written about Ross gives one
the sense of a most thoughtful, perspicacious and warmhearted man.
That above all. Ross (known as "one of the softest touches
in Hollywood") unstintingly dedicated his time and talents to a
vast array of
charities, and was integral in founding the first charitable celebrity
And these are but a few of the traits that made up a remarkable
man. In developing this site, I've come to a deeper appreciation of Ross's
impressive body of work; Ross entertained me
then and he's delighting me still. I've
been lucky enough to meet and express my gratitude to many childhood
favorites for the entertainment and enrichment they brought to my
life. Sadly, I never met Ross; he's "the one who got
away". So, with a great deal of admiration, respect and
affection, this is my way of saying "thank you".