- Faith: Atheist
- Career: Actor
- Birthday: December 11, 1979
- Accomplishments: Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Rider strong was born in San Francisco, and began his acting career at 9 when he starred as Gavroche in the San Francisco production of Les Misérables. His career progressed to smaller television roles until he received his first regular role as Julie Andrew’s son on Julie, followed by his debut as Amy Irving’s son in Benefit of the Doubt. In 2004, Strong graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, and completed his Master of Fine Arts degree in June 2009 at Bennington College.