Riz Ahmed

British actor and rapper

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).

Riz Ahmed
Ahmed at the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in 2016
Rizwan Ahmed

(1982-12-01) 1 December 1982 (age 40)
London, England
Alma mater
  • Actor
  • rapper
Years active2006–present
Fatima Farheen Mirza (m. 2020)
Musical career
Also known asRiz MC
Years active2006–present
LabelsTru Thoughts

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 Edit

  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.