Riz Ahmed

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Riz Ahmed
Riz Ahmed at the Rogue One - A Star Wars Story - World Premeire Red Carpet - DSC 0437 (31547570706) (cropped).jpg
Ahmed at the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in 2016
Born
Rizwan Ahmed

(1982-12-01) 1 December 1982 (age 38)
London, England
Alma mater
Occupation
  • Actor
  • rapper
Years active2006–present
Spouse(s)
Fatima Farheen Mirza (m. 2020)
Musical career
Also known asRiz MC
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2006–present
LabelsTru Thoughts
Associated acts

Rizwan Ahmed (born 1 December 1982),[1] also known as Riz MC,[2] is an English actor, musician, and activist. He is known for his roles as Rick in Nightcrawler (2014), ​Carlton Drake in Venom (2018) and as Ruben Stone in Sound of Metal (2020).

In 2017, he won an Emmy Award. For his role as Stone, Ahmed was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award in 2021.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Riz Ahmed". AlloCiné. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  2. Potton, Ed (26 May 2012). "Riz Ahmed on Ill Manors". The Times. Retrieved 6 August 2018.