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Riz Ahmed

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Actor

The Resume

    (December 1, 1982- )
    Born in London, United Kingdom
    Portrayed Bodhi Rook in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (2016)
    Also appeared in the films ‘The Road to Guantanamo’ (2006), ‘Shifty’ (2008), ‘Rage’ (2009), ‘Four Lions’ (2010), ‘Ill Manors’ (2012), ‘Nightcrawler’ (2014), ‘City of Tiny Lights’ (2016) and ‘Jason Bourne’ (2016)
    Appeared in the miniseries ‘The Night Of’ (2016)
    Recorded the album ‘Microscope’ (2011)

Why he might be annoying:

    He said he was ‘disruptive and unruly’ in school until a teacher directed him into acting.
    In his teens, he ran with a gang of ‘South Asian rude boys.’
    He raps under the name Riz MC.
    He auditioned unsuccessfully for ‘Slumdog Millionaire.’

Why he might not be annoying:

    He performed at the Glastonbury Festival (2007).
    He has been nominated for Best Actor three times at the British Independent Film Awards.
    He performed on the ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ on the song ‘Immigrants (We Get the Job Done).’
    Returning from the Berlin Film Festival, where ‘The Road to Guantanamo’ won a Silver Bear Award, he and another actor were detained by airport security officers, who shouted, ‘Did you become an actor to further the Muslim struggle?’ while twisting his arm.

Credit: C. Fishel


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 17 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 92.31% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 73 Votes: 45.21% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 145 Votes: 80.69% Annoying