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Rider Strong Biography

Birth Name:
Rider Strong
Birth Place:
San Francisco, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Played Gavroche in a San Francisco production of Les Miserables at the age of 9
  • Graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University
  • Has had short stories and poems published in literary journals that include Whiskey Island, The Chiron Review and Poetry Motel
  • Directorial debut was with the short film Irish Twins, which was written, directed and produced along with his brother, Shiloh Strong
  • Created a commercial for President Barack Obama's presidential bid that was the first political ad to appear on Comedy Central
  • Owns Redwood Shire Productions with his brother, Shiloh