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Riz Ahmed


Riz Ahmed was born on December 1, 1982 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Four Lions (2010), The Road to Guantanamo (2006) and Ill Manors (2012). See full bio »
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 2014 Criminal Justice (TV Series) (completed)
Naz
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Naz
- Unaired 2013 Pilot ... Naz
 2013/I Out of Darkness (Short)
Male
 2013 Closed Circuit
Nazrul Sharma
 2012 Ill Manors
Aaron
 2011 Trishna
Jay
 2010 The Fades (TV Series)
Neil
- Pilot ... Neil
 2010 Centurion
Tarak
 2010 Four Lions
Omar
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series)
Joseph
- The Three Kings (2009) ... Joseph
 2009 Freefall (TV Movie)
Gary
 2009/I Rage
Vijay
 2008 Dead Set (TV Mini-Series)
Riq
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Riq
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Riq
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Riq
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Riq
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Riq
 2008 Baghdad Express (Short)
Talal
 2008 Wired (TV Series)
Manesh Kunzru
 2008 Shifty
Shifty
 2007 Britz (TV Movie)
Sohail Wahid
 2006 Berry's Way (TV Movie)
Amir
 2006 The Path to 9/11 (TV Mini-Series)
Yosri
 2006 Banglatown Banquet (TV Movie)
Razual
 2006 The Road to Guantanamo (Documentary)
Shafiq
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on representing the Asian community] I try and say that in terms of my intentions, that is to represent myself. But in terms of an awareness of it, like, you know, you're aware of the fact that you do represent more than yourself if there aren't a variety of representatives. It's the same as, like, the dad in East is East is just a character that someone has written, but if there's only one ... See more »

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Was nominated for 2012 Shooting Stars Awards, which is held every year at 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. See more »

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