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Rider Strong

Biography

Most widely known for using the function of Shawn Hunter on the favorite ABC tv series Boy Fits Globe. He was double nominated for a Artist Prize for his function. He began performing at age group 9 after getting the function as Gavroche within a creation of Les Miserables. He began the podcast, Literary Disco in 2012 where he and two university friends talk about and critique different books. His parents are Lin and Ruler and he comes with an old brother called Shiloh. He wedded Alexandra Barreto in 2013 as well as the few welcomed their first kid, a son called Indigo, in January 2015. He co-starred with Ben Savage on Boy Fits World.

Quick Facts


Full Name Rider Strong
Date Of Birth December 11, 1979
Place Of Birth San Francisco, CA
Height 1.73 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Columbia University, Bennington College
Nationality American
Spouse Alexandra Barreto
Children Indigo "Indy" Barretto Strong
Parents King Strong, Lin Strong
Siblings Shiloh Strong
Awards Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite TV Friends
Movies Cabin Fever, Borderland, Spy School, Too Late, My Giant, The Penthouse, Pulse 3: Invasion, Tooth and Nail, Darkening Sky, Irish Twins, Benefit of the Doubt, Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama, The Last Hit, The Dungeon Master, H2O Extreme, The Pact, Death Valley, Summertime Switch, Method, Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time, Paradise, Texas, Eyes of Fire, Your Lucky Day, Cosmic Radio, Walter Don't Dance, Ruff Love, Lone
TV Shows Girl Meets World, Kim Possible, Pepper Dennis, Boy Meets World, Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles, Invasion America, Julie
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Rider and his wife Alexandra welcomed their first child, a boy named Indigo "Indy" Barreto Strong, on December 28, 2014.
2Both he and his elder brother Shiloh Strong made guest appearances in Maybe This Time (1995).
3He got married only one day after his Boy Meets World (1993) co-star Danielle Fishel.
4He has played the same character (Shawn Hunter) on three different series: Boy Meets World (1993), Maybe This Time (1995) and Girl Meets World (2014).
5Started acting at age 5, doing small plays around town.
6Is very good friends with former _Boy Meets World_ co-star Jason Marsden. Rider attended his 2004 wedding to Christy Marsden.
7Boy Meets World (1993) cast member Will Friedle, Anthony Tyler Quinn, and producer April Kelly attended his 2013 wedding.
8Actually disliked his famous _Boy Meets World_ haircut, but producer Michael Jacobs would not let him cut it.
9Has dinner with rest of original _Boy Meets World_ cast every six months.
10Is good friends with former Boy Meets World star Ben Savage.
11Currently in New Mexico filming Spy School (2008) (aka "Doubting Thomas"). Will soon to be shooting episodes of Pepper Dennis (2006) in the Spring. [November 2005]
12attending Bennington college in Bennington, Vermont [January 2008]
13Playing Benjamin Braddock in the stage National Tour of "The Graduate" [September 2003]
14Began working on Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009) at the end of February. The movie is being filmed in North Carolina. [February 2007]
15Served on the Jury of the 2009 BendFilm Festival alongside writer/director Dennis Hauck and Oscar winning make-up artist Jeff Dawn.
16Along with Ben Savage, he is one of the only two actors to appear in all 158 episodes of Boy Meets World (1993).
17One of his close friends is Will Friedle, who was one of the other cast members of the show Boy Meets World (1993). They see each other often.
18Graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, 2004.
19Donated money to support a wolf cub and the integration of wolves back into Yellowstone National Park.
20Parents: Lin and King Arthur Strong.
21Younger brother of actor Shiloh Strong
22His family formed their own production company called Redwood Shire Productions


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Girl Meets World2014-2017TV SeriesShawn Hunter
Star vs. the Forces of Evil2015-2016TV SeriesTom
Too Late2015/IMatthew
Chosen2014TV SeriesRoss
Paulilu Mixtape2012TV SeriesSam Paxton
Lone2011/IShortJason Sumner
Walter Don't Dance2011ShortThad
Darkening Sky2010Eric Rainer
Ruff Love2010ShortGeorge
Fragged2010TV MoviePaul Logan
100 Questions2010TV SeriesAlan
Your Lucky Day2010ShortYoung Man
The Penthouse2010Kieran
Castle2009TV SeriesRocco Jones
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever2009Paul
H2O Extreme2009Greg
Pulse 32008VideoAdam
Irish Twins2008ShortMichael Sullivan
Spy School2008Mr. Randall
Cosmic Radio2007Justin
Bones2007TV SeriesGregg Liscombe
Tooth and Nail2007Ford
Borderland2007Phil
Veronica Mars2006TV SeriesRafe
Pepper Dennis2006TV SeriesChick
Crumbs2006TV SeriesDennis
Paradise, Texas2005Charlie
Kim Possible: So the Drama2005TV MovieBrick Flagg (voice)
Kim Possible2002-2004TV SeriesBrick Flagg
Death Valley2004/IDaniel
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2002TV SeriesEthan Edwards
Cabin Fever2002Paul
The Secret Pact2001Lenny Dalton
Buck Naked Arson2001Willy Barnes
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles1999-2000TV SeriesPvt. Carl Jenkins Carl Jenkins
Batman Beyond1999TV SeriesBobby
The Practice1999TV SeriesGary Armbrust
Hercules1998TV SeriesPollux
Invasion America1998TV SeriesJim Bailey
My Giant1998Justin Allen
Oddville, MTV1997TV Series
Party of Five1996TV SeriesByron
Maybe This Time1996TV SeriesShawn Hunter
Summertime Switch1994TV MovieFrederick Egan III
Benefit of the Doubt1993Pete Braswell
The Last Hit1993TV MovieJimmy Dunne
Time Trax1993TV SeriesWilliam Peterman
Nurses1993TV SeriesMax Kaplan
Home Improvement1992TV SeriesDanny
Evening Shade1992TV SeriesJimmy
Empty Nest1992TV SeriesPhilip Logan
Julie1992TV SeriesAdam McGuire
Going Places1991TV SeriesDavid
Long Road Home1991TV MovieBenjy Robertson
ABC TGIF1990TV SeriesShawn

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Micah the Asshole Ghost2017TV Movie post-production
Girl Meets WorldTV Series 16 episodes, 2014 - 2016 episode director - 2 episodes, 2016
Method2011/IIIShort
The Dungeon Master2011Short co-director
Irish Twins2008Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Micah the Asshole Ghost2017TV Movie executive producer post-production
Darkening Sky2010co-producer
The Penthouse2010executive producer
Buck Naked Arson2001producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Micah the Asshole Ghost2017TV Movie post-production
The Dungeon Master2011Short
Irish Twins2008Short written by

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Boy Meets World1999TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Splinter2008/Ispecial thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Henry & Aaron's 7 Steps to Superstardom2011TV SeriesHimself
FilmSnobbery Live!2011TV SeriesHimself
Festival Road Trip2011TV Series documentaryHimself
30 Even Scarier Movie Moments2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Cabin Fever: Beneath the Skin2004Video documentary shortHimself
Cabin Fever: Family Friendly Version2004Video shortHimself
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself
68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1999TV SpecialHimself
Politically Incorrect1999TV Series1999
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The 1998 Annual Kid's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade1995TV MovieHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '951995TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Girl Meets World2014TV SeriesShawn Hunter

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Mickey Rooney AwardYoung Artist Awards
2011Tribeca Online Festival AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Short FilmThe Dungeon Master (2011)· Shiloh Strong
2008Best First Time FilmmakerWashington DC Shorts Film FestivalIrish Twins (2008)· Shiloh Strong
2000Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Television FriendsBoy Meets World (1993)· Ben Savage

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Gold HugoChicago International Film FestivalBest Short FilmMethod (2011)· Shiloh Strong
2011Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Narrative ShortThe Dungeon Master (2011)· Shiloh Strong
2008Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Narrative ShortIrish Twins (2008)· Shiloh Strong
2007Fright Meter AwardFright Meter AwardsBest Supporting ActorBorderland (2007)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Practice (1997)
1997Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy - Supporting Young ActorBoy Meets World (1993)
1994Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Youth ComedianBoy Meets World (1993)


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#Quote
1If I ever become a porn star, I won't have to change my name.
2I hate the term 'Hollywood kid' because to me, it means somebody who gets his self-image, his self-worth, from others telling him how great he is.

#Trademark
1Raspy, calm voice
2Best known as Shawn Hunter on Boy Meets World (1993).

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