Alan Michael Ritchson (born November 28, 1984) 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, Raphael in 2014's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, and its sequel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, and Adam in 2016's Lazer Team. Since 2018, he has portrayed Hank Hall / Hawk on the series Titans.
Ritchson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the son of Vickie (born June 21, 1958), high school teacher and David Ritchson (born June 5, 1956), a retired U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant. He is the second of three boys and is a father to three boys himself. During his childhood, his family moved to Rantoul, Illinois. At age 10, Ritchson's family settled in Niceville, Florida. He attended Niceville High School and graduated in 2000. In a 2013 interview with Indonesian magazine Da Man, he stated that he once obtained a full music scholarship. From 1999 to 2003, he attended as a dual-enrollment student and graduated with an Associate of Arts degree at Okaloosa Walton Community College, now Northwest Florida State College. He was a member of the Fine Arts division's Soundsations and Madrigal Singers.
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Dark Web: Cicada 3301
A treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society was discovered by a genius hacker. Graffiti sites and ancient libraries are going to be visited by a group of people. They have to ...
The Turkey Bowl
A 30-something urbanite is pulled back to his rural hometown by his high school buddies on Thanksgiving to finish The Turkey Bowl - an epic football game against their cross town rivals that was snowe...
An ambitious young FBI agent is assigned to investigate iconic actress Jean Seberg when she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous civil rights movement in late 1960s Los Angeles.
Above the Shadows
A young woman who has faded to the point of being invisible must find her way back with the help of a man who can see her.
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Nightwing was Batman's first Robin and formed a team of young superheros to fight evil.
The compound of an arms manufacturer is turned into a zombie nightmare when workers are given the wrong formula.
Tree House Time Machine
An eager 12 year old boy and his friends race to secretly travel back in time in the hopes of unraveling the mystery surrounding his mother's untimely death before the rightful owner of the machine re...
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Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.
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DC's Legends of Tomorrow
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted cronies, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a plan to take over the world. As the Turtle...
Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland
With Blue Mountain State football star Thad Castle recently signing a multi-million dollar NFL contract, his teammates and college life seem like a distant memory. Alex, Sammy and the boys must find a...
A signal from outer space was received by the SETI project. It looked like a communication from an alien civilization, but it has never been deciphered. Or so we were told. We were told that we are no...
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After hiding her powers, Kara Zor-El must learn to embrace them. She was told to be careful with her powers.
The Wedding Ringer
There is a problem with Doug Harris being a loveable but socially awkward groom. The owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need, ...
I Can Do That
Six of America's best entertainers come together to compete and showcase their talents with breathtaking and unique acts, which they did not know they had.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
There is a need for heroes in the city. The police, politicians, and the Foot Clan all have an iron grip on New York City. The future is bleak until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewer ...
Canine guru Kent Ross has developed a dog nutrition system with a bad side effect.
Julie is in over her head when her husband suddenly dies leaving her as sole owner of a pro-football team.
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A single-camera ensemble comedy follows the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The winner of the 74th Annual Hunger Games returned to her home safely. They have to leave their family and friends in order to go on a tour. President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, a co...
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Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad break up, moves in with three single guys. Even though she is Goofy, Jess still has faith in people. Even though she's awkw...
Workaholics is an American sitcom about three recent college dropouts, roommates, and co-workers at a telemarketing company, and their drug dealer.
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Steve McGarrett returned to his hometown of Oahu to find his father's killer. He was offered the chance to run his own task force. Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua are members ...
Blue Mountain State
There are three incoming freshman in a big-time Midwestern college football program.
Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respecti...
Though None Go With Me
Over the years, her faith has been tested as she has to overcome many difficulties in her life to serve God.
A tragic car accident in the middle of nowhere finds six stranded college students fighting for their lives after making a horrifying discovery in a remote farmhouse in director Edward Gorsuch's rural...
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CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve gruesome murders. The Miami C...
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From Kal-el's arrival on Earth through his tumultuous teen years to Clark Kent's final steps toward embracing his destiny as the Man of Steel, the beginnings of the world's greatest hero.
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