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Sam Riley

Riley in February 2014
Born Samuel Peter W. Riley
(1980-01-08) 8 January 1980 (age 37)
Menston, West Yorkshire, England
Residence Berlin, Germany
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 2007–present
Spouse(s) Alexandra Maria Lara (m. 2009)
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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.
Sam Riley
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.
Sam Riley
I'd been told I was going to be the next big thing. But in actual fact, the complete opposite happened.
Sam Riley
My parents are relieved as much as anything that I'm getting some work.
Sam Riley
I'm Angelina Jolie's sidekick in 'Maleficent'. It's cool.
Sam Riley
We panic if there's two centimeters of snow in London.
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.
Sam Riley
As an actor, I still don't really know exactly what I am doing most of the time.
Sam Riley
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.
Sam Riley
'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.
Sam Riley
I'm an actor, of course, so I like to show off.
I guess you could say I'm pretty wary.
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.
Sam Riley
I learned to stop looking on the Internet pretty early on.
To do a studio film, something with Disney. My father is thrilled.