Alan Ritchson Biography

Alan Ritchson is an American actor, model, singer, and songwriter. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Quick Facts

Birthday: November 28, 1984

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors Pop Singers

Age: 35 Years, 35 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Also Known As: Alan Michael Ritchson

Born in: Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

Famous as: Actor, Model, Singer, Songwriter

Height: 6'2" (188 cm), 6'2" Males


Spouse/Ex-: Catherine Ritchson (m. 2006)

father: David Ritchson

mother: Vickie

siblings: Eric and Brian (brothers)

U.S. State: North Dakota

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Alan Michael Ritchson is an American actor, model, singer and songwriter. He has modelled for a considerable number of brands, products and companies. However, he is best known as an actor for appearing as Thad Castle on the TV series ‘Blue Mountain State’ and as Arthur Bailey in the drama ‘Blood Drive’. Ritchson has also guest-starred in other dramas including ‘Smallville’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘90210’, ‘Fred: The Show’, ‘New Girl’, ‘Workaholics’, ‘I Can Do That’ and ‘Black Mirror’. He has worked on the big screen as well, in movies such as ‘The Butcher’, ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, ‘Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’. The American actor is also uniquely credited as a character model for the animated character Beowulf in the animated flick of the same title. As a singer, Ritchson has released his independent album titled ‘This Is Next Time’.

  • Alan Ritchson’s first acting role came in 2005 when he appeared as Arthur Curry in the drama ‘Smallville’. After this, he did the TV film ‘Though None Go with Me’ and the movie ‘The Butcher’. Then in 2007, he served as a character model for the video game ‘Beowulf: The Game’. A year later, the actor did the film ‘Rex’. Soon after this, he did the TV movie ‘Midnight Bayou’. Ritchson was then cast as Thad Castle in the series ‘Blue Mountain State’ in 2010. The same year, he appeared in an episode of ‘CSI: Miami’.
  • After this, the American actor got featured in the dramas ‘90210’, ‘Fred: The Show’ and ‘Hawaii Five-0’. Then in 2013, he was cast as Gloss in the movie ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’. The following year, Ritchson acted in the flick ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’. After this, he did the drama series ‘Workaholics’ and the film ‘The Wedding Ringer’.
  • Then in 2016, the American star was cast in the movies ‘Lazer Team’, ‘Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’. Coming to Ritchson’s modelling career, he has modelled for the men's online underwear store titled ‘’. He has also modelled for N2N Bodywear, Fitch and Abercrombie.
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Personal Life
  • Alan Ritchson was born as Alan Michael Ritchson on November 28, 1984 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA, to Vickie and David Ritchson. He has two brothers, Eric and Brian. He studied at Niceville High School and later on attended Okaloosa Walton Community College (at present known as Northwest Florida State College).
  • Coming to Ritchson’s love life, he married his girlfriend Catherine Ritchson in 2006. Together the couple has three sons, Calem, Edan and Amory Tristan.

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