Sam Riley

 

 

Sam Riley

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK

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.

 

Movies

Control
Ian Curtis
Franklyn
Milo
Brighton Rock
Pinkie
13
Vince
Maleficent
Diaval
Byzantium
Darvell
Das finstere Tal
Greider
Suite Française
Benoit Labarie
Lenny Blue
No character defined
Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt
Brad Blutbad
Free Fire
Stevo
Tough Love
No character defined
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Fitzwilliam Darcy
On the Road
Sal Paradise / Jack Kerouac
Colin You Anus
No character defined
Radioactive
Pierre Curie

Tv

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
No character defined
SS-GB
Douglas Archer