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Riz Ahmed Receives the IMDb STARmeter Award in Toronto

Riz Ahmed receives the IMDb STARmeter Award at the IMDb Studio Presented By Intuit: QuickBooks Canada at Bisha Hotel & Residences on September 06, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Riz Ahmed Receives the IMDb “Breakout Star” STARmeter Award as Determined by IMDbPro Data on the Page Views of More Than 200 Million Monthly Visitors to IMDb

Previous IMDb STARmeter Award Recipients at Toronto Include Olivia Wilde, Miles Teller, Brie Larson, Felicity Jones, Sam Rockwell and Olivia Cooke

IMDb:

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WHAT:

IMDb ( www.imdb.com ), the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, today presented the IMDb “Breakout Star” STARmeter Award to Riz Ahmed in the IMDb celebrity video studio (#IMDbStudio) in Toronto. IMDb STARmeter Awards recognize the stars who are fan favorites on the IMDbPro STARmeter chart, which is determined by the page views of the more than 200 million unique monthly visitors to IMDb worldwide. Previous IMDb STARmeter Award recipients at Toronto include Olivia Wilde, Miles Teller, Brie Larson, Felicity Jones, Sam Rockwell and Olivia Cooke.

WHO:

Col Needham, Founder and CEO of IMDb, presented Riz Ahmed with the award.

WHY:

Riz Ahmed has been a strong performer on the IMDbPro STARmeter chart in recent years, fueled by his 2016 Emmy Award-winning performance in The Night Of , his role in 2018’s Venom , and with his highly anticipated performance in the upcoming film Sound of Metal , alongside last year’s IMDb Breakout STARmeter Award winner at Toronto, Olivia Cooke. Sound of Metal premieres September 6, 2019 at the festival.

WHEN:

Riz Ahmed accepted the IMDb STARmeter Award September 6, 2019 during a visit to the invitation-only IMDb celebrity video studio (#IMDbStudio) in Toronto. Original IMDb coverage of the festival, including celebrity video interviews and photographs, is available now at www.imdb.com/toronto .

PHOTOS:

For award presentation images, please go to: https://assignments.gettyimages.com/v2/share/8c0d3c9b-006a-4bc7-98e6-16c6bdc44650 .

VIDEO:

For award presentation video, please go to: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls090647824/videoplayer/vi1285865241 .

MEDIA CONTACT: press@imdb.com

About IMDb

IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for information on movies, TV shows and celebrities. Products and services to help fans decide what to watch and where to watch it include: the IMDb website for desktop and mobile devices ; apps for iOS and Android; and IMDb X-Ray on Fire TV devices. IMDb also operates a free streaming channel, IMDb TV , and produces original video series including “ The IMDb Show ” and “ Casting Calls .” For entertainment industry professionals, IMDb provides IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo . IMDb is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.imdb.com/press and follow @IMDb.

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