Sam Riley



Actor Date of Birth: January 8, 1980


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.



Place of Birth: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK




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OLYMPIC medallist Sam Riley's swimming school has been accused of encouraging clients at a former centre to enrol in its swim classes, soon after selling the business. In court documents filed in the Supreme Court in Brisbane, gymnastics coach Alex ...and...

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Olympic swimming champion Samantha Riley is being sued for $2.34 million over a swimming business that went bankrupt just four months after she sold it to new owners. The Olympic medalist's company, Sam Riley Promotions (SRP), has been accused of...

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FORMER swimming champion Sam Riley is embroiled in a $2.34 million lawsuit over the sale of a Brisbane swimming school carrying her name. The three-time Olympic medallist's company, Sam Riley Promotions (SRP), is accused of breaching an agreement to ...and...

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After starting out as a singer in the band 10,000 Things, Sam Riley got his breakthrough acting role in Anton Corbijn's Joy Division biopic, Control, in which his touching portrayal of frontman Ian Curtis earned him a British Independent Film award for...

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