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Sam Riley

He is best known for playing the lead role of Ian Curtis in the movie Control, a biopic about the lead singer of the 1970s post-punk band Joy Division. His performance in the role won him the British Independent Film Award for "Most Promising Newcomer".[1]. He also won a Kermode for Best Actor 2007 for the film. Prior to his portrayal of Ian Curtis, Riley played The Fall frontman Mark E. Smith in the Michael Winterbottom film 24 Hour Party People, which details the Factory Records era. His scenes, however, were omitted from the final cut. In September 2007, Riley was cast in Gerald McMorrow's British science fiction film Franklyn. He will play a lead role in 13, an English-language remake of the French thriller 13 Tzameti. He is currently playing the role of Pinkie Brown in a remake of Brighton Rock alongside Helen Mirren.


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Born:
Jan 8, 1980 In Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie Free Fire 2017-03-31
Known For
Poster of Maleficent
Poster of Byzantium
Poster of On the Road
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Filmography
Movie Free Fire Stevo 2017-03-31
Movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Fitzwilliam Darcy 2016-02-04
Movie Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt Brad Blutbad 2016-12-01
Movie The Dark Valley Greider 2014-02-14
Movie Suite Française Benoit Labarie 2014-11-05
Movie Maleficent Diaval 2014-05-28
Movie On the Road Sal Paradise 2012-05-22
Movie Byzantium Darvell 2012-09-09
Movie 13 Vince 2010-03-12
Movie Brighton Rock Pinkie 2010-09-13
Movie Franklyn Milo 2008-10-16
Movie Control Ian Curtis 2007-09-26
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20