He resides in Berlin with actress Alexandra Maria Lara. They meet on the set of Control (2007).
Once worked in a clothing factory in Leeds after his band was dropped by their record label.
Went to Uppingham School in Rutland, England.
Former member of the National Youth Theatre.
Was named one of the "Ten Actors to Watch" by Variety magazine (2007).
He proposed to his girlfriend Alexandra Maria Lara on December 24, 2008.
Lead singer of the band 10,000 Things, signed to Domino Records between 2003-2006. His brother George Riley played Bass.
Son, Ben, was born in January 2014. Mother is Alexandra Maria Lara.
Born on the same date as Rachel Nichols.
His sister is actress Annabel Riley.
He was only four months old when Ian Curtis died, of whom he plays in his breakthrough film Control (2007).
He appeared in the music video "Shadowplay" by the rock band The Killers, from the soundtrack of Control (2007).