Alan Ritchson

Biography

Alan Michael Ritchson is an American actor, model, and singer. He is known for his modeling career as well as his portrayals of the superhero Aquaman on The CW's Smallville and Thad Castle on Spike TV's Blue Mountain State.

Ritchson also starred as Gloss in 2013's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Raphael in 2014's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot.

Ritchson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the son of Vickie (born June 21, 1958), a high school teacher, and David Ritchson (born June 5, 1956), a retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant. He is the middle of three brothers; Eric, the oldest, and Brian, the youngest. During his childhood, his family moved to Rantoul, Illinois. At age 10, Ritchson's family finally settled in Niceville, Florida. He attended Niceville High School and graduated in 2001. In a revealing 2013 interview with Indonesian magazine Da Man, he once obtained a full music scholarship but was overwhelmed.From 1999 to 2003, he attended as a dual-enrollment student and graduated with an AA degree at Okaloosa Walton Community College (now Northwest Florida State College). He was a member of Fine Arts Division's Soundsations and Madrigal Singers.

Alan Michael Ritchson is an American actor, model, and singer. He is known for his modeling career as well as his portrayals of the superhero Aquaman on The CW's Smallville and Thad Castle on Spike TV's Blue Mountain State.

Ritchson also starred as Gloss in 2013's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Raphael in 2014's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot.

Ritchson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the son of Vickie (born June 21, 1958), a high school teacher, and David Ritchson (born June 5, 1956), a retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant. He is the middle of three brothers; Eric, the oldest, and Brian, the youngest. During his childhood, his family moved to Rantoul, Illinois. At age 10, Ritchson's family finally settled in Niceville, Florida. He attended Niceville High School and graduated in 2001. In a revealing 2013 interview with Indonesian magazine Da Man, he once obtained a full music scholarship but was overwhelmed.From 1999 to 2003, he attended as a dual-enrollment student and graduated with an AA degree at Okaloosa Walton Community College (now Northwest Florida State College). He was a member of Fine Arts Division's Soundsations and Madrigal Singers.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1982-11-28

Place of Birth Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as Raphael
2016 Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland as Kevin "Thad" Castle
2016 Lazer Team as Adam
2015 I Can Do That(6 episodes) as Himself - Contestant
2015 The Wedding Ringer as Kip / Carew
2014 Alpha Chow
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Raphael
2014 The Rebels(1 episode) as Tyler Stokley
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as Gloss
2011 New Girl(1 episode) as Matt
2011 Workaholics(1 episode) as Torpey
2010 Hawaii Five-0(1 episode) as Freddie Hart
2010 Blue Mountain State(39 episodes) as Thad Castle
2009 Midnight Bayou as Lucian Manet
2007 Steam as Roy
2006 The Butcher as Mark
2002 CSI: Miami(1 episode)
2001 Smallville(4 episodes)

Writing

2016 Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland … Writer

Production

2016 Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland … Producer

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