Marc Blucas - biography

Actor from United States of America

Marc Blucas Marcus Paul "Marc" Blucas (born January 11, 1972) is an American actor, known for playing Riley Finn in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Matthew Donnally on Necessary Roughness. Blucas was born in Butler, Pennsylvania. His mother, Mary Catherine (née Gordon), is an educator, and his father, Walter Joseph Blucas, is a school superintendent. The two are divorced. After moving to Girard, Pennsylvania (a rural town near Erie), he became the star player on the Girard High School basketball team. He also played basketball at Wake Forest University, graduating in 1994 after one season playing on the same court as Tim Duncan. He was also a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. After Blucas failed to make it into the NBA, he moved to England, where he played professional basketball for a year with British Basketball League's Manchester Giants. He later decided to become a lawyer, but changed his mind and went into acting instead. Blucas's first television role was in the television movie Inflammable, made in 1995. From there, he found roles in both television and film. He starred as the Basketball Hero in Gary Ross's Pleasantville (1998). However, he finally landed his first major role in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Marc,Marcus P. Blucas,Marcus Paul "Marc" Blucas,Marcus Blucas,Marcus Paul Blucas
Date of birth
1972-01-11
Place of birth
Butler
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Mary Blucas, Walter Joseph Blucas
Spouse(s)
Ryan Haddon
Profession
Actor

Education

Institution From To
Wake Forest University
Girard High School

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

Performances

Year Performance Character
2010 True Blue J.D. Conlin
2010 Knight and Day Rodney
2009 Mother and Child Steven
2009 Stay Cool Brad Nelson
2009 Deadline David
2008 Animals
2007 The Killing Floor
2007 Thr3e
2004 First Daughter
2004 The Alamo James Bonham
2003 I Capture the Castle
2003 View from the Top Tommy Boulay
2003 Prey for Rock & Roll
2002 We Were Soldiers 2nd Lt. Henry Herrick
2002 They
2001 Summer Catch Miles Dalrymple
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
1999 The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human

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