Sam Riley

Sam Riley

Highest Rated: 88% Control (2007)

Lowest Rated: 8% 13 (2011)

Birthday: Jan 8, 1980

Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK

British actor Sam Riley premiered onscreen with a much-coveted lead, and a professionally demanding one at that: the biographical portrayal of controversial, ill-fated post-punk singer Ian Curtis, in photographer-turned-director Anton Corbijn's haunting biopic Control (2007). Riley's courageous and disciplined performance earned a myriad of advance praises when the film swept through the festival circuit, foreshadowing an eminently successful career for the young thespian.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
85% Sometimes Always Never (Triple Word Score) Peter 2020
40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Diaval 2019
85% Happy New Year, Colin Burstead David 2018
69% Free Fire Stevo $1.8M 2017
45% Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Mr. Darcy $8.7M 2016
76% Suite Française Actor $1.4M 2015
40% Das finstere Tal (The Dark Valley) Actor 2014
54% Maleficent Diaval $190.9M 2014
66% Byzantium Darvell $84.8K 2013
44% On the Road Sal Paradise/Jack Kerouac $0.7M 2012
8% 13 Vince Ferro 2011
51% Brighton Rock Pinkie Brown $0.3M 2011
No Score Yet Shadow Play: The Making of Anton Corbijn Actor 2009
57% Franklyn Milo 2008
88% Control Ian Curtis $1M 2007
38% Virgin Michael 2004

TV

Credit
89% SS-GB
2017
Douglas Archer 2018
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
UNI Bruny 2007

QUOTES FROM Sam Riley CHARACTERS

Diaval says: I can't do it without you, Diaval. Please help me, Diaval.

Diaval says: That boy is the answer! True love's kiss.

Maleficent says: Have you not worked it out yet? I cursed her that way because there is no such thing.

Diaval says: What have you done to my beautiful self?

Diaval says: What have you done to my beautiful self?

Sal Paradise/Jack Kerouac says: We were performing our one and noble action of the time- move.

Ian Curtis says: So this is permanence. Love shattered pride what once was innocence turned on its side. A cloud hangs over me marks every move deep in the memory of what once was love.

Sal Paradise/Jack Kerouac says: ...the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles...

Sal Paradise/Jack Kerouac says: The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time. The ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles.

Pinkie Brown says: You're good, and I'm bad. Were made for each other.

Pinkie Brown says: What's your name?

Rose says: [clears throat] Rose.

Phil Corkery says: Your like me, old fashioned. You're the kind of girl I like.