July 4, 2022

Marc Blucas Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Wake Forest, Hallmark, Movies

Marc Blucas Biography

Marc Blucas (Marcus Paul Blucas) is an American actor best known for playing Riley Finn in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Matthew Donnelly in Necessary Roughness. He is also known for playing college basketball with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons before he began acting.

Marc Blucas Age

Marcus Paul Blucas was born ob 11 January, 1972 in Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is 47 years old as of 2019.

Marc Blucas Family

Marcus was born to Walter Joseph Blucas and Mary Catherine (née Gordon). His parents got married shortly before both graduated in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Marcus has a sister Kristen who is two years older than him. His father is of half Polish and half Slovak descent. His maternal grandfather was of English and Scottish ancestry while his maternal grandmother was the daughter of Serbian parents. His parents are divorced.

His family moved to Girard in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1974 where his father rose from teacher to school principal and finally to Superintendent of Schools for the District.

Marc Blucas and Ryan Haddon | Marc Blucas Wife | Marc Blucas Daughter | Marc Blucas Spouse

Marc married journalist Ryan Haddon the daughter of Canadian model and actress Dayle Haddon on July 25, 2009. Marc is the stepfather to Haddon’s two children from her first marriage to actor and producer Christian Slater.

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Marc Blucas Wake Forest

Like his father Marc was a skilled sportsman and he became the star player on the Girard High School basketball team. He lead the team to the Pennsylvania Boys AA State Championship, and in the process earning all-state honors and also a sports scholarship to Wake Forest University. Marc played in the Wake Forest Demon Deacons men’s basketball team. He graduated in 1994 after one season playing on the same court as Tim Duncan.

Marc moved to England where he played professional basketball for a year with British Basketball League’s Manchester Giants following his failure to make it into the NBA. He then changed his mind into becoming a lawyer and later deciding to venture into acting.

Actor Marc Blucas

Marc’s first television role was in the television movie Inflammable, made in 1995. He since found roles in both television and film. He also starred as the Basketball Hero in Gary Ross’s Pleasantville (1998). He landed his first major role in 1999 as Agent Riley Finn in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Finally, he was certain that he had blown his audition and had left apologizing for having wasted creator Joss Whedon’s time. Joss asked him to audition again and he then received the part two weeks later. He then played Buffy’s love interest until 2000.

Marc Blucas and Katie Holmes

After Marc’s departure from the series, and went on to act in such films as Summer Catch (2001), We Were Soldiers (2002), alongside Mel Gibson and Chris Klein, and First Daughter (2004), with Katie Holmes.

His began to land leading roles in films such as Thr3e and The Killing Floor in 2007.He joined the cast of the ABC television drama pilot True Blue in February 2010.He was also part of the regular cast of the USA Network show Necessary Roughness for the first two seasons where he played Matthew Donnelly, the series premiering on June 29, 2011.

Marc Blucas First Daughter

Marc stars in the 2004 romantic comedy First Daughter as James Lansome.

Marc Blucas Hallmark Movies | Marc Blucas Hallmark Movies

  • Miss Christmas
  • Season for Love – 2018
  • The Irresistible Blueberry Farm

Marc Blucas Knight and Day

Blucas casts in the action comedy film as Rodney. The film stars Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz.

Marc Blucas Net Worth

The actor has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Marc Blucas Height | How Tall Is Marc Blucas?

The Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor stands at a height of 1.88 m.

Marc Blucas Movies and TV Shows

Marc Blucas Movies

Year

Film

Role

1996

Eddie

Bench Knicks

1998

Pleasantville

Basketball Hero

1999

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human

The Female’s Ex-Boyfriend

House on Haunted Hill

Period Film Actor

2001

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

The Guy

Summer Catch

Miles Dalrymple

2002

We Were Soldiers

2nd Lt. Henry Herrick

Sunshine State

Scotty Duval

They

Paul

2003

I Capture the Castle

Neil Cotton

Prey for Rock & Roll

Animal

View from the Top

Tommy Boulay

One Flight Stand

Ben

2004

The Alamo

James Bonham

First Daughter

James Lamson

2006

Thr3e

Kevin Parson

2007

After Sex

Christopher

The Killing Floor

David Lamont

The Jane Austen Book Club

Dean Drummond

2008

Meet Dave

Mark Rhodes

Animals

Jarrett

2009

Deadline

David

Stay Cool

Brad Nelson

Stuntmen

Eligh Supreme

Mother and Child

Steven

2010

Knight & Day

Rodney

2011

Red State

ATF Sniper

2012

Touchback

Hall

2015

Sleeping with Other People

Chris

2016

The Red Maple Leaf

Derek Sampson

Operation Christmas

Scott McGuigan

2017

Brawl in Cell Block 99

Gil

Marc Blucas TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

1995

Inflammable

Evans

1998

Arliss

McNamara

1999

The ’60s

Buddy Wells

Clueless

Doug Sampson

Undressed

Bill

1999–2000, 2002

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Riley Finn

2007

Judy’s Got a Gun

Richard Palm

House

John Kelley

2008

Eleventh Hour

Detective McNeil

2009

Lie to Me

Jack Rader

Castle

Jeremy Preswick

2010

True Blue

JD Conlin

Law & Order: Los Angeles

Chip Jarrow

2011

Revenge

David Clarke

Body of Proof

Dr. Mark Chandler

2011–2013

Necessary Roughness

Matthew Donnally

2013

Blue Bloods

Russell Burke

2014

Killer Women

Dan Winston

Stalker

Mark Richards

2015

Limitless (TV series)

Nick Tanner

2016

Underground

John Hawke

Operation Christmas

Scott Mc Guigan

The Irresistible Blueberry Farm

Roy Cumberfield

2017

Miss Christmas

Sam McNary

2018

Season for Love

Corey Turner

2019

The Fix

Riv

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