Rider King Strong, an American television and film actor was born on 11th December, 1979 in San Francisco, California. He is famous for his character as Shawn Hunter on 1990s sitcom Boy Meets World.
Rider was the son of Lin Warner, a nutritionist and a teacher, and King Strong, a firefighter. Rider completed his graduation from the Nonesuch School in Sebastopol, California in 1997. And in the year of 2004, he graduated from the Magna Cum Laude from Columbia University as an English Major. He has one brother, Shiloh Strong, who is a writer and actor.
At the age of 9, Rider started his acting career. Rider starred as the Gavroche in San Francisco making of Les Misérables. Following the stage production, he emerged in undersized screen role on TV. And in the year of 1992, rider got his primary regular TV series character as Julie Andrew’s son on Julie. And when this series was irrevocable, he made his debut on movie as Gavroche in San Francisco making of Les Misérables. After some time he chose the character of Shawn Hunter in ABC series Boy Meets World for that rider obtained recognition and fame. During 7 years run, Rider was selected twice for Young Artist Award and also selected for the Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award. While Rider took pleasure in the character of Shawn Hunter, he was constantly professed as “the Bad Boy”. And in 2006 series Child Star Confidential, he disclosed that an admirer letter he got on the place of Boy Meets World, asked him to kill someone for them. And when the series came to an end, he came back to a big screen to become a big star as Paul in indie awfulness movie Cabin Fever, directed through Eli Roth. And in the year of 2006, he came back to TV for the regular series character in Pepper Dennis on WB. And the show was brief and it was not selected as the transferring concert to The CW Television Network. Currently he is working on the Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever, the continuation to Cabin Fever. And it is scheduled to be discharge in 2008.
With his brother, Shiloh Strong, he directed and wrote the short movie, Irish Twins (film), which commenced at 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. And it carried on prevailing the Jury Award and Audience Award at Woods Hole Film Festival, a unique Jury Prize in the Action/Cut Short Film Competition and Best First-Time Director at DC Shorts.
And in the month of April of 2008, Rider co-created with his brother and also his girl friend, an artist Alexandra Barreto, 30 second TV advertisement in the support of Democratic presidential candidate Barrack Obama, named "It Could Happen to You." And the advertisement was selected as the funniest in the month of May of 2008. And in the month of August, Move On elevated $200,000 to air the advertisement on MTV and Comedy Central; and it was the initial political viable to ever emerge on the Comedy Central.
Rider dated with an actress Rachael Leigh Cook.
Rider Strong writes poetry and his poems have merged in various literary journals, comprised "Poetry Motel", "The Chiron Review" and "Hidden Oak."
In the year of 2004, Rider graduated the Magna Cum Laude from the Columbia University as English major. Rider wrote the preface for the colleague Columbian Steve Hofstadter’s “Student Body Shots.”
Rider remains best friends with his previous Boy Meets World co-stars Will Fridley, Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel. Even Rider guest starred in lots of episodes of Kim Possible, for which Fridley was a usual cast member.
“There's a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you're an actor you're somehow not a member of the crew. You're somehow more special. I hate that.”
•On the Rocks (2005) - Charlie
•Borderland (2005) (filming) - Phil
•Mojave (2004) - Daniel
•Cabin Fever (2002) - Paul
•Buck Naked Arson(2001) - Willy
•The Secret Pact (1999) - Lenny B. Dalton
•My Giant (1998) - Justin Allen
•Benefit of the Doubt (1993)- Pete Braswel
•Pepper Dennis (2006) - Chick
•Kim Possible: So the Drama
(2005) (voice) -Brick Flag
•Law and Order: Criminal Intent (2002)
•Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999) - Pvt. Carl Jenkins
•Invasion America (1998) (voice) - Jim Bailey
•Summertime Switch (1994) - Frederick Egan III
•The Last Hit (1993) - Jimmy Dunne
•Boy Meets World (1993) -Shawn Hunter
•Julie (1992) - Adam
•Long Road Home (1991)- Banjo Robertson