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Riz Ahmed

Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed (born 1 December 1982), also known as Riz MC, is a British actor and rapper. As an actor, he was initially known for his work in independent films such as The Road to Guantanamo, Shifty, Four Lions, Trishna, and Ill Manors, before his breakout role in Nightcrawler. Since then, he has appeared in the films Una, Jason Bourne, and the first Star Wars Anthology film, Rogue One. He also starred in the HBO miniseries The Night Of as Nasir Khan; the show and his performance were critically lauded, earning him Golden Globe and SAG nominations.


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Born:
Dec 1, 1982 In Wembley, London
Movie/TV Credits:
41
First Appeared:
In the movie Assignment to Kill 1968-09-16
Latest Project:
Movie Una 2017-03-30
Known For
Poster of Ill Manors
Poster of The Road to Guantanamo
Filmography
Movie Una Scott 2017-03-30
Series The Night Of Nasir Khan 2016-07-10
Movie Jason Bourne Aaron Kalloor 2016-07-27
Movie Your Name. Sohail Wahid 2016-08-26
Series The OA Elias Rahim 2016-12-16
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Bodhi Rook 2016-12-14
Movie City of Tiny Lights Tommy Akhtar 2016-09-12
Movie Nightcrawler Rick 2014-10-23
Movie The Reluctant Fundamentalist Changez 2013-03-17
Movie Closed Circuit Nazrul Sharma 2013-08-28
Movie House of Forbidden Secrets Omar 2013-10-10
Movie Out of Darkness Male 2013-10-08
Movie Think Like a Man Tommy Akhtar 2012-04-16
Movie Boxing Day Razual 2012-09-02
Movie Ill Manors Aaron 2012-06-06
Movie Trishna Jay 2011-09-08
Movie Black Gold Ali 2011-12-21
Movie Four Lions Omar 2010-05-07
Movie Centurion Tarak 2010-02-15
Movie Freefall Gary 2009-07-13
Movie Shifty Shifty 2009-04-24
Movie WWE Breaking Point 2009 Ali 2009-09-13
Movie Rage Vijay 2009-09-24
Movie Warbirds Riq 2008-04-19
Series Wired Manesh Kunzru 2008-10-13
Series Dead Set Riq 2008-10-27
Movie Dead Set Riq 2008-10-27
Movie Britz Sohail Wahid 2007-11-05
Movie X-Men: The Last Stand Yosri 2006-05-24
Movie The Road to Guantanamo Shafiq 2006-03-09
Movie Banglatown Banquet Razual 2006-03-25
Movie The Path to 911 Yosri 2006-09-10
Series The Path to 9/11 Yosri 2006-09-10
Movie Kinky Boots Shafiq 2005-08-30
Movie Sam Kinison: Why Did We Laugh? Yosri 1998-01-01
Movie Karaoke Riq 1996-04-28
Movie The Great White Hype Vijay 1996-05-03
Movie Nobody's Fool Omar 1986-11-07
Movie The Empire Strikes Back Aaron Kalloor 1980-05-17
Movie El mejor regalo Tommy Akhtar 1975-01-01
Movie Assignment to Kill Razual 1968-09-16