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Riz Ahmed

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Birthday
1, 1982
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
England

About

Best known as Bodhi Rook in the 2016 Star Wars anthology film Rogue One. His other film credits include Four Lions, Nightcrawler, Jason Bourne and Venom. He also starred as Nasir Khan on the hit HBO miniseries The Night Of.

Before Fame

After earning a degree in politics, philosophy, and economics from Christ Church College, University of Oxford, he trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama.

Trivia

Also a rapper, he released his first hip-hop album, MICroscope, in 2011. He also formed the hip-hop group Swet Shop Boys with Heems of Das Racist.

Family Life

He grew up in London, England, in a Pakistani Muslim family. He has an older brother named Kamran who's a psychiatrist.

Associated With

He made his screen debut in director Michael Winterbottom's 2006 film The Road to Guantanamo.