Marc Blucas is well known to TV and feature film audiences alike with big screen co-starring roles in the Tom Cruise/Cameron Diaz starrer “Knight and Day,” alongside Eddie Murphy in “Meet Dave,” as James Bonham in “The Alamo,” and as 2nd Lt. Henry Herrick in “We Were Soldiers” with Mel Gibson. With more than 30 films under his belt, Blucas has made appearances in films that include “Pleasantville,” “Eddie,” “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,” “First Daughter,” “Red State,” “Animals” and, most recently, opposite Vince Vaughn in the dark thriller “Brawl in Cell Block 99.” On the small screen, Blucas will next shoot the new ABC series “The Fix” opposite Robin Tunney and will be seen on the new AMC series “Dietland.” He previously appeared in the WGN series “Underground,” and starred in the ABC series “Killer Women” opposite Tricia Helfer.
Most recently he starred in “Operation Christmas” for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries again opposite Helfer, as well as Hallmark Channel’s “Miss Christmas,” opposite Brooke D’Orsay. A favorite in popular TV series, Blucas starred for three seasons as Matthew Donnally in “Necessary Roughness” and as Riley Rinn in the long-running hit series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” As a guest star, he appeared in episodes of popular series including “House,” “Notorious,” “Blue Bloods,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Arli$$,” “Castle” and “Clueless.” Additional TV movies credits include “True Blue,” “See Kate Run” and “The ’60s,” among others.
Blucas played basketball throughout high school and received a full scholarship to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Following college, he played for the UK’s Manchester Giants, before giving himself over to acting full-time.