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Riz Ahmed is a British actor born on 01 Dec 1982 in Wembley, United Kingdom. Apart from acting skills, he is a rapper and social activist too. Riz won an Emmy Award and has received nominations for a Golden Globe and three British Independent Film Awards. His breakout role in ‘Nightcrawler’ gave him more fame and popularity.
Riz Ahmed has been very successful throughout the years.
Ahmed’s debut film was ‘The Road to Guantanamo’, where he played the role of Shafiq Rasul, a part of Tipton Three. In 2007, Ahmed got an opportunity to play Sohail Waheed in ‘Britz.’ He was then a part of ‘Dead Set,’’ Wired,’ etc. Ahmed got portrayed in Freefall in July 2009. In 2009, he got featured in many films, which include ‘Rage,’ ’Four Lions’, and ‘Centurion.’
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Ahmed belonged to the Muslim community. He has been venting about the negative stereotypes defaming Islam both in a personal and societal context. As a social activist, he has been raising funds for Syrian refugee children and representing them at the House of the Commons. He has also been contributing to the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and Rohingya refugees of Bangladesh.
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|Full/Real Name||Rizwan Ahmed|
|Age (as of today)||40 years|
|Date of Birth||December 1, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Wembley, United Kingdom|
|Height||1.72 m, 5 feet 8 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$5 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Riz Ahmed's height is pretty average measuring 1.72 m. Riz Ahmed weighs 75 kg. Being born on December 1, 1982, translates to an age of 40 years as of todays date (July 9, 2023).
Bandwagons roll through our lives. It’s up to you whether you jump on them unquestioningly or jump on them to overturn them and subvert them.Riz Ahmed
Being South Asian in the U.K. is like being Latino in the U.S., I would guess. It’s a bit more hood. You see things; things happen. I was bouncing between worlds. You’re acting from a very early age, when you have to code-switch like that. I’m a hybrid, a mongrel. I think many people live that life.Riz Ahmed
Post 9/11 Blues’ is an observational satire about the surreal circus of fear at that time. It’s a generational thing.Riz Ahmed
Anyone driving great social change, willingly or not, is going to be a fascinating contradictory mix of idealism and ego.Riz Ahmed
I get good references from a wide range of music. Something who’s been a good influence in the last few years is Qawwali music. If you listen to a Qawwali singer like Aziz Mian – he’s like James Brown. Qawwali is like Pakistani gospel-jazz. It’s emotional, but it’s also improvised, and it’s all about that sacred-and-profane tightrope.Riz Ahmed