Rider King Strong (born December 11, 1979) is an American actor, director, voice actor, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Shawn Hunter on the 1990s sitcom Boy Meets World and its 2010s sequel Girl Meets World. He is also known for his role in the 2002 horror film Cabin Fever and as the voice of Tom Lucitor in Star vs. the Forces of Evil.
Rider King Strong was born in San Francisco, California, the second of two boys born to Lin (née Warner), a teacher and nutritionist, and King Arthur Strong, a firefighter. He has English and Irish ancestry. He graduated from high school in Sebastopol, California in 1998. His elder brother is Shiloh Strong, an actor and photographer.
Strong attended morning classes at Occidental College while still filming for Boy Meets World, accumulating a year's worth of credit before the series ended. In 2004, Strong graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University as an English major. He completed his Master of Fine Arts in Fiction and Literature in June 2009 at Bennington College.