Marc Blucas
Marc Blucas
River "Riv" Allgood

Actor Biography

Blucas is well known to TV and feature film audiences alike with big screen co-starring roles in the Tom Cruise/Cameron Diaz starrer Knight and Day; alongside Eddie Murphy in Meet Dave; as James Bonham in The Alamo; and as Second Lt. Henry Herrick in We Were Soldiers with Mel Gibson. With more than 30 films under his belt, Blucas' appearances include Pleasantville, Eddie, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, First Daughter, Red State, Animals and recently opposite Vince Vaughn in the dark thriller Brawl in Cell Block 99.

On the small screen, Blucas will also be seen on the new AMC series Dietland. He previously appeared in the WGN TV series Underground and starred in the ABC series Killer Women, opposite Tricia Helfer. Most recently, he starred in two Hallmark Channel films: Operation Christmas, again opposite Helfer, as well as Miss Christmas, opposite Brooke D'Orsay. A favorite in popular TV series, Blucas starred for three seasons as Matthew Donnally in Necessary Roughness, and as Riley Rinn in the long-running hit series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. As a guest star, he appeared in episodes of popular series including House, Notorious, Blue Bloods, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Arli$$, Castle and Clueless. Additional TV movie credits include True Blue, See Kate Run and The '60s, among others.

Blucas played basketball throughout high school and received a full scholarship to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Following college, he played for the U.K.'s Manchester Giants, before giving himself over to acting full time.