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Riz Ahmed


Riz Ahmed was born on December 1, 1982 in Wembley, London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Four Lions (2010), Jason Bourne (2016) and Rogue One (2016). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Four Lions
Four Lions Omar
(2010)
Rogue One
Rogue One Bodhi Rook
(2016)
Jason Bourne
Jason Bourne Aaron Kalloor
(2016)
Nightcrawler
(2014)

Filmography

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 2017 Girls (TV Series)
Paul-Louis
- The Bounce (2017) ... Paul-Louis
 2016 The OA (TV Series)
Elias Rahim
- Invisible Self (2016) ... Elias Rahim
- Empire of Light (2016) ... Elias Rahim
- Paradise (2016) ... Elias Rahim
- Away (2016) ... Elias Rahim
 2016 T5 aka Terminal 5 (Short)
Riz MC
 2016 City of Tiny Lights
Tommy Akhtar
 2016 Una
Scott
 2013/I Out of Darkness (Short)
Male
 2013 Closed Circuit
Nazrul Sharma
 2012 Ill Manors
Aaron
 2011 Trishna
Jay
 2011 The Fades (TV Mini-Series)
Neil
- Pilot (2011) ... 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 Mini-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
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Yosri
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Yosri
 2006 Banglatown Banquet (TV Movie)
Razual
 2006 The Road to Guantanamo (Documentary)
Shafiq
 2005 Got Soul (Short)
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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. See more »

Trivia:

Also known by his hip-hop alias Riz MC. He released his first hip-hop single in 2006, Post 9/11 Blues: a controversial satire that was temporarily banned from British airplay. It caught the attention of notorious satirist Chris Morris who cast him in his Bafta-winning movie, Four Lions. See more »

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