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Sam Riley

Sam Riley

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Date :

January 08, 1980

Birth Place :

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK

Spouse :

Alexandra Maria Lara (actress, since Aug-2009)

Claim to fame :

As Ian Curtis in "Control" (2007)

Biography


Kicking off his acting career in 2007, Sam Riley experienced instant stardom, thanks to his starring role as Ian Curtis, the lead singer of the 1970s post-punk band Joy Division, in the biographical film "Control". The character won him a string of prestigious awards, including the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer, Chicago International Film Festival Award for Best Actor, also Empire Award for Best Newcomer.

The following year, Riley starred in British science fiction film "Franklyn", after which he was billed to play the lead role of Vincent Ferro in "13", an English language remake of the French thriller "13 Tzameti". He, afterwards, landed the character of Pinkie Brown in "Brighton Rock", which earned him a nomination for Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor. In the years that followed, he appeared in "On the Road", "Byzantium", and "Maleficent".

Latest News


'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Moves on With Lily James, Sam Riley

August 05, 2014 02:10:17 GMT

The long in-development "" is coming back to life with the casting of , and . After several production delays and casting changes, the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's remix novel will start shooting in September.
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Sam Riley and Eddie Redmayne Shortlisted for Doctor Doom Role in 'Fantastic Four'

March 12, 2014 05:56:17 GMT

Four actors are reportedly eying a coveted role as Doctor Doom in "". According to The Wrap, and are among the shortlisted contenders along with and .
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