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Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed's biography

Rizwan Ahmed is 40 years old actor born at Wembley. He was born on Wednesday 1st of December 1982. Riz is often nicknamed as Riz MC. According to year of birth 1982 Riz belongs to Millennials. Birthday on 1st of December means Riz is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is a Fiery sign of Zodiac Belt. These people are highly learned and love to gain knowledge throughout their life.

Riz is asian/indian british. He is citizen of United Kingdom. He is an adherent of islam. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as rapper, musician, film actor, singer, film director, screenwriter. He is recently known as television actor. He received Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie The Night Of in 2017

Riz Ahmed's family

Riz Ahmed's ex wife

Fatima Farheen Mirza

Riz Ahmed and Fatima Farheen Mirza have been together.

Riz Ahmed's schools

We found 2 schools Riz attended. Complete list of schools: Christ Church, Central School of Speech and Drama.

Detailed informations about Riz´s schools

  • Graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and later enrolled into London's Central School of Speech and Drama.

Riz Ahmed's career

His main focus is to be actor. He is famous thanks to Jason Bourne, Rogue One, Sound of Metal.. You could see him also in The Night Of, The Long Goodbye.

Is Riz Ahmed gay ?

Riz is known to be straight.

Awards and competitions

Riz Ahmed's Awards

  • Since graduating from Oxford in 2004, he has worked consistently in theatre, film and television, starring in award-winning dramas The Road to Guantanamo (2006), Shifty (2008) and Four Lions (2010).
  • Was nominated for the 2012 Shooting Stars Award, which is held every year at the Berlin Film Festival. The award is given to Europe's leading young stars. Previous winners include Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Kelly Macdonald and Carey Mulligan.
  • His Emmy Award-winning role in The Night Of (2016) required him to both lose and bulk up in weight.
  • Is one of eleven actors of Asian descent nominated for an Academy Award in an acting category. The others are Miyoshi Umeki, Sessue Hayakawa, Mako, Haing S. Ngor, Pat Morita, Ken Watanabe, Rinko Kikuchi, Yuh-Jung Youn, Steven Yeun and Ben Kingsley.

Riz Ahmed's Nominations

  • Riz was nominated for Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

What Riz Ahmed has done for a first time

  • In September 2017, he became the first male actor of South Asian origin to win an Emmy, for his role in The Night Of (2016).

Riz Ahmed's quotes

  • The camera or the microphone in the booth is merciless. If you don't believe what you're saying, it hears it. If you don't believe it, it sees it in your eyes, it hears it in your voice that there isn't the conviction there.
  • [Oxford University] is socially unrepresentative of the real world. The first person I met, I asked to borrow a phone charger. She looked at me, laughed in my face, and told me with no irony or malice that I looked just like Ali G.
  • I'm not in a "starry" position to be able to pick and choose, but I am interested in telling stories of substance with great directors - that's my only guiding principle.
  • Riz MC: Post 9/11 Blues (2006) is an observational satire about the surreal circus of fear at that time. It's a generational thing.
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Riz Ahmed's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Riz Ahmed looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Riz is tall as 5' 8" (173 cm). Body build is slim. His eyes are tinted black. Riz´s hair is shade of black.

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