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Alan Ritchson

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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Born:
Nov 28, 1982 In Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the series Smallville 2001-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 2016-06-01
Known For
Poster of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Poster of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Poster of Workaholics
Poster of CSI - Miami
Filmography
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Raphael 2016-06-01
Movie Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland Kevin "Thad" Castle 2016-02-02
Movie Lazer Team Adam 2016-01-27
Series I Can Do That Himself - Contestant 2015-05-26
Movie The Wedding Ringer Kip / Carew 2015-01-16
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Raphael 2014-08-07
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Gloss 2013-11-15
Series New Girl Matt 2011-09-20
Series Workaholics Torpey 2011-04-06
Series Hawaii Five-0 Freddie Hart 2010-09-20
Series Blue Mountain State Thad Castle 2010-01-11
Movie Midnight Bayou Lucian Manet 2009-03-28
Movie Steam Roy 2007-11-15
Movie The Butcher Mark 2006-07-11
Series CSI - Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Smallville Unknown 2001-10-16