Ron is a tough talking character actor who has become a force in the Chicago film community working with such acclaimed directors as Christopher Nolan, Andrew Davis, and John Hughes.
With his gruff charm and trademark short hair, Mr. Dean has made three decades worth of memorable appearances in blockbuster movies and hit television shows.
Some of the hit films that Ron has appeared in include: The Dark Knight, The Guardian, Chain Reaction, Eye for an Eye, The Client, Rudy, The Fugitive, The Babe, The Package, Cocktail, Above The Law, The Color of Money, Code of Silence, The Breakfast Club, Teachers, and Risky Business.
Some of the TV shows he has appeared in include: The Beast, Still Standing, Cold Case, Six Feet Under, Numb3rs, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NYPD Blue, Without a Trace, The West Wing, Special Unit 2, What About Joan, Early Edition, Chicago Hope, ER, Frasier, Crime Story, and T. J. Hooker.
He was nominated for a 1996 Joseph Jefferson Award (i.e., a Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Chicago Theatre) for "Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play" for Supple in Combat at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.