The 53-year-old, best known for playing Grant Mitchell on EastEnders, revealed earlier this week that he almost said 'yes' to a previous series.
However, he changed his mind after a visit to Afghanistan put things in perspective for him.
"I love Strictly Come Dancing. I have been asked before," he told the Daily Star.
"I was going to do it. Then I got home from Camp Bastion after being shot at and thought, ‘No, don’t be so silly’."
The subject was brought up again during Ross's appearance on Loose Women yesterday - when he added that he'd "never say never" to the BBC dance contest.
Ross may now have more time in his schedule for Strictly after it emerged that his long-running series of documentaries has been axed.
Since 2004, he has presented several hard-hitting investigations for Sky 1, covering tough issues ranging from gangs to immigration.
However, Sky 1 recently confirmed that his current show 'Ross Kemp: Extreme World' will end after its sixth series.
"Going forward we are shifting away from commissioning factual shows on the channel," a spokesperson for the broadcaster said.
As for Strictly, the rumour mill has kicked up a gear with just weeks to go until it returns to our screens.