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Sam Riley

Sam Riley

Birthday: 8 January 1980, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Height: 184 cm

Sam Riley was born on January 8, 1980 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Control (2007), Maleficent (2014) and On the Road (2012). He has been married to Alexandra Maria Lara ...Show More

Sam Riley
I was one of the only ones there interested in acting. You find when you're doing school plays that Show more I was one of the only ones there interested in acting. You find when you're doing school plays that a lot of people there were on punishment, or something. Hide
I'm an actor, of course, so I like to show off. I'm an actor, of course, so I like to show off.
We panic if there's two centimeters of snow in London. We panic if there's two centimeters of snow in London.
I learned to stop looking on the Internet pretty early on. I learned to stop looking on the Internet pretty early on.
To do a studio film, something with Disney. My father is thrilled. To do a studio film, something with Disney. My father is thrilled.
I couldn't really take a girl from Berlin to live in Leeds. I love it here. I miss the Yorkshire sen Show more I couldn't really take a girl from Berlin to live in Leeds. I love it here. I miss the Yorkshire sense of humor and things like bitter and Yorkshire puddings, but I can still get my hands on salt 'n' vinegar crisps. Hide
I feel quite safe and isolated in Germany. My wife is very well known there. But I am only looked at Show more I feel quite safe and isolated in Germany. My wife is very well known there. But I am only looked at when I am holding her hand. Hide
I guess you could say I'm pretty wary. I guess you could say I'm pretty wary.
Part of what makes your performances more convincing is that your own image isn't getting in the way Show more Part of what makes your performances more convincing is that your own image isn't getting in the way. And the more you can keep it like that, the better for your work and your state of mind. Hide
I'm Angelina Jolie's sidekick in 'Maleficent'. It's cool. I'm Angelina Jolie's sidekick in 'Maleficent'. It's cool.
I'd been told I was going to be the next big thing. But in actual fact, the complete opposite happen Show more I'd been told I was going to be the next big thing. But in actual fact, the complete opposite happened. Hide
As an actor, I still don't really know exactly what I am doing most of the time. As an actor, I still don't really know exactly what I am doing most of the time.
I've no interest in going on a road trip. If I want to go on holiday, I want to sit on a beach, swim Show more I've no interest in going on a road trip. If I want to go on holiday, I want to sit on a beach, swim, drink cocktails and read a book. Hide
My parents are relieved as much as anything that I'm getting some work. My parents are relieved as much as anything that I'm getting some work.
'On the Road' is another one of those, a film in which the audience has a very clear idea of who the Show more 'On the Road' is another one of those, a film in which the audience has a very clear idea of who they think your character is, so you know you are asking for it. But that's the challenge. Hide
Sam Riley's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (16)
Sam Riley Sam Riley'S roles
Pinkie Brown
Pinkie Brown

Greider
Greider

Douglas Archer
Douglas Archer

Sal Paradise
Sal Paradise

Diaval
Diaval

Stevo
Stevo

Milo
Milo

Benoit Labarie
Benoit Labarie

Mr. Darcy
Mr. Darcy

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