Alan Michael Ritchson (born November 28, 1984) is an American actor, model, and singer.
Ritchson is best known for his portrayal of DC Comics characters in both live-action and animation. He was the first actor to portray Arthur Curry / Aquaman in live action, in the WB's Smallville, and later reprised the role in Justice League: The New Frontier, the animated 2008 adaptation of DC: The New Frontier. He later took the role of Hank Hall / Hawk in DC Universe's Titans.
Outside of DC projects, Ritchson is known for his role of Thad Castle on Spike TV's Blue Mountain State, as well as its follow-up movie Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland. Ritchson also portrayed Raphael in the 2010s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot films, providing motion capture and his voice.
Little-known fact about Ritchson: his first credit in television or film was actually American Idol in 2004, wherein he auditioned as a contestant and made it as far as the Hollywood round. Paula Abdul especially took a liking to him.
- American Idol (2004) as himself
- Smallville (2005 — 2010) as Arthur Curry / Aquaman
- Beowulf (2007) as Beowulf (reference model)
- Justice League: The New Frontier (2008) as Arthur Curry / Aquaman (voice)
- Fired Up (2009) as Bruce
- Blue Mountain State (2010 — 2011) as Kevin Devlin "Thad" Castle
- Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016)
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) as Gloss
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) as Raphael (voice & motion capture)
- The Wedding Ringer (2015) as Kip/ Carew
- Lazer Team (2016) as Adam
- Black Mirror: Nosedive (2016) as Paul
- Blood Drive (2017) as Arthur Bailey
- Titans (2018 — present) as Hank Hall / Hawk
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2019) as young Norm Scully (episode: "Hitchcock and Scully")