Marc Blucas Trivia: 16 Facts About Buffy's Riley Finn Marc Blucas
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Marc Blucas Trivia: 16 Facts About Buffy's Riley Finn Marc Blucas

Trivia for actor Marc Blucas who played Riley Finn on Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Marc Blucas\\\' movie credits include The Jane Austen Book Club, The Killing Floor and First Daughter.

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1. Marc Blucas was born in 1972, in Pennsylvania.

2. His full name is Marcus Paul Blucas.

3. He stands at 6' 2" (1.88 m).

4. He is married to Ryan Haddon. They got married in 2009.

5. He is a pretty good basketball player. He got into college through basketball scholarship.

6. He is most famous for his role as Riley Finn in Buffy The Vampire Slayer series. He played Buffy’s love interest (after Angel, before Spike). He played Riley for 31 episodes. When Riley left Buffy, he made a comeback in one episode and was more than caught off guard when he realized Buffy was sleeping with Spike, a vampire she used to hate.

7. He is very proud of his role in Buffy.

8. Some of his roles are basketball players.

9. He has had many small movie roles as well as leading ones.

10. In 2007, he starred in the thriller The Killing Room alongside Shiri Appleby & Reiko Aylesworth. Coincidentally enough, both actresses are most famous for their TV show roles. Shiri Appleby played Liz in Roswell and Reiko Aylesworth co-starred as Michelle on 24 for several seasons.

11. In 2004, he co-starred in the romantic comedy First Daughter. First Daughter starred Katie Holmes and also featured Michael Keaton as the President. It was a year where different writers had similar ideas as Chasing Liberty was also made in 2004.

Chasing Liberty is also a romantic comedy about the President’s daughter falling in love, starring Mandy Moore as the First Daughter and Mark Harmon as the President. Mandy Moore’s love interest is played by English Matthew Goode.

12. First Daughter is a more actors' film- as one of the story writers is actor Jerry O’ Connell and the director is actor Forest Whitekar.

13. Chasing Liberty is currently rated at 5.8 on IMDB whereas First Daughter is rated at 4.7.

14. In 2007, Marc Blucas co-starred in the romantic comedy The Jane Austen Book Club alongside Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Hugh Dancy, Kevin Zegers and Kathy Baker. He played Emily Blunt’s husband.

The Jane Austen Book Club tells the story of a group of women who form a book club that is centered on Jane Austen’s novels. Emily Blunt played a high school teacher who was torn between the excitement of the novels, the lustful student played by Kevin Zegers and her seemingly square husband Marc Blucas.

15. His TV show guest appearances include popular series such as House and Castle.

16. In 2010, he had a small part in the romantic comedy/adventure Knight and Day alongside Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise.

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Comments (3)

I enjoy these so much. This is another actor I simply don't know anything about. Thanks for the education.

I didn't care for the Riley character in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. He was a little too bland for the butt-kicking Buffy.

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@Susan: Always a pleasure:) @William: You are right about the bland, but I really have a thing for tall, good-looking guys who can fight;) Plus, I loved him in The Jane Austen Book Club and The Killing Floor is a really entertaining thriller. Strongly recomended.