His family formed their own production company called Redwood Shire Productions
Younger brother of actor Shiloh Strong
Parents: Lin and King Arthur Strong.
Donated money to support a wolf cub and the integration of wolves back into Yellowstone National Park.
Graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, 2004.
One of his close friends is Will Friedle, who was one of the other cast members of the show Boy Meets World (1993). They see each other often.
Along with Ben Savage, he is one of the only two actors to appear in all 158 episodes of Boy Meets World (1993).
Served on the Jury of the 2009 BendFilm Festival alongside writer/director Dennis Hauck and Oscar winning make-up artist Jeff Dawn.
Began working on Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009) at the end of February. The movie is being filmed in North Carolina. [February 2007]
Playing Benjamin Braddock in the stage National Tour of "The Graduate" [September 2003]
attending Bennington college in Bennington, Vermont [January 2008]
Currently in New Mexico filming Spy School (2008) (aka "Doubting Thomas"). Will soon to be shooting episodes of Pepper Dennis (2006) in the Spring. [November 2005]
Is good friends with former Boy Meets World star Ben Savage.
Has dinner with rest of original _Boy Meets World_ cast every six months.
Actually disliked his famous _Boy Meets World_ haircut, but producer Michael Jacobs would not let him cut it.
Boy Meets World (1993) cast member Will Friedle, Anthony Tyler Quinn, and producer April Kelly attended his 2013 wedding.
Is very good friends with former _Boy Meets World_ co-star Jason Marsden. Rider attended his 2004 wedding to Christy Marsden.
Started acting at age 5, doing small plays around town.
He has played the same character (Shawn Hunter) on three different series: Boy Meets World (1993), Maybe This Time (1995) and Girl Meets World (2014).
He got married only one day after his Boy Meets World (1993) co-star Danielle Fishel.
Both he and his elder brother Shiloh Strong made guest appearances in Maybe This Time (1995).
Rider and his wife Alexandra welcomed their first child, a boy named Indigo "Indy" Barreto Strong, on December 28, 2014.