Sam Riley, Sam
Menston, West Yorkshire, UK
Sam Riley educated at Malsis School, Cross Hills and at Uppingham School in Rutland, England.
He tried to pursue further studies but was not able to get an admission in both the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
- Father – A Textile Agent
- Mother – Kindergarten Teacher
- Siblings – Jack Riley (Brother), George Riley (Brother) (Bass Player)
Sam also has one sister.
Sam Riley is attached to William Morris of Endeavor Entertainment.
6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
165 lbs or 75 kg
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sam Riley has been in relation with
- Ellen Page (2008) – Sam Riley dated the Canadian actress Ellen Page in 2008.
- Alexandra Maria Lara (2007 – Present) – The Romanian-born German actress met Sam Riley on the sets of Control in 2007. The couple got married in August 2009. They have a son, who was born in January 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
- Dark Hair
- Pale appearance
Sam Riley’s body specifications are not known.
Sam Riley’s shoe size is not known.
Sam Riley did not appear in any commercial or brand endorsement.
Sam Riley’s religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known for
Sam Riley is best known for his role in Control, a biographic film about the life of Ian Curtis, which released in 2007.
As a singer, Sam Riley performed in his first and last album 10,000 Things under Voltage Records in 2002. The band did not release any more albums till 2015.
Sam Riley first featured in Control in 2007, in which he portrayed the role of Ian Curtis.
First TV Show
Sam Riley first appeared in the TV show Breakfast that was aired in the year 2000.
Sam Riley’s workout routine is not known. He prefers to have healthy food to maintain his slim build.
Sam Riley Favorite Things
- Building – Parents’ house outside Leeds in Wharfe Valley
- Music – Old fashioned and Old Numbers
- Book – Catcher in the Rye
- TV Show – The Jungle Book
- Loves – Eating Chocolates
- Crush – Angela Merkel
Source – Collider, Independent News
Sam Riley Facts
- He presently lives in Berlin with his wife Alexandra Maria Lara, who is a big star in Germany.
- When his band was dropped by the record label Polydor, Sam Riley had to work in a clothing factory to make the ends meet.
- He was a former member of the National Youth Theatre.
- Variety had mentioned Sam Riley amongst the Ten Actors to Watch in 2007.
- GQ named Sam Riley in 50 Best Dressed British Men in 2015.
- Sam Riley also worked as a model for British fashion house Burberry and couture collection of Ermenegildo Zegna.
- Angelina Jolie and Sam Riley were paired in Disney movie Maleficent.
- He won 8 awards for his role in the movie Control, which includes the prestigious British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
- You can follow Sam Riley on MySpace.