Awards and Nominations

You can view a list of the awards that Riz has been nominated for as well as the ones he has won below. This list includes quick links as well as separate icons to showcase nominations/wins.

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  • 2006

    • UK Asian Music Awards as Best MC for “Post 9/11 Blues”

    2008

    • British Independent Film Awards as Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film for Shifty
    • Geneva International Film Festival as Best Actor for Shifty

    2010

    • British Independent Film Awards as Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film for Four Lions
    • Evening Standard British Film Awards as Best Actor for Four Lions
    • London Film Critics’ Circle as British Actor of the Year for Four Lions

    2012

    • Berlin International Film Festival as Shooting Star Award – Actor for Ill Manors
    • British Independent Film Awards as Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film for Ill Manors

    2014

    • Georgia Film Critics Association as Best Supporting Actor for Nightcrawler
    • Gotham Awards as Breakthrough Actor for Nightcrawler
    • Independent Spirit Awards as Best Supporting Male for Nightcrawler
    • IndieWire Critics Poll as Best Supporting Actor for Nightcrawler
    • London Film Critics’ Circle as Supporting Actor of the Year for Nightcrawler
    • Nashville Film Festival as Best Live Action Short for Daytimer
    • Online Film & Television Association as Best Breakthrough Performance – Male for Nightcrawler
    • Online Film & Television Association as Best Supporting Actor for Nightcrawler
    • San Diego Film Critics Society as Best Supporting Actor for Nightcrawler
    • Sundance Film Festival as Short Film Grand Jury Prize for Daytimer
    • Village Voice Film Poll as Best Supporting Actor for Nightcrawler

    2017

    • Dorian Awards as TV Performance of the Year – Actor for The Night Of
    • Empire Awardsas Best Male Newcomerfor Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • Gold Derby Awards as Best Miniseries/TV Movie Actor for The Night Of
    • Gold Derby Awards as Best Performer of the Year for The Night Of
    • Gold Derby Awards as Best Comedy Guest Actor for Girls
    • Golden Globe Awards as Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for The Night Of
    • Kids’ Choice Awards as #Squad for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • MTV Movie & TV Awards as Next Generation for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • MTV Video Music Awards as Best Fight Against the System for “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”
    • Online Film & Television Association as Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series for The Night Of
    • Online Film & Television Association as Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Girls
    • Primetime Emmy Awards as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for The Night Of
    • Primetime Emmy Awards as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Girls
    • Screen Actors Guild Award as Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for The Night Of