Riz Ahmed Had the Best Reaction to His Emmy Nominations (Video)
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2017 Emmy Nominations

There are plenty of ways actors choose to celebrate major award show milestones, but Riz Ahmed of "The Night Of" toasted his Emmy nominations with an adorable throwback video proving he's been doing this whole acting thing for a very, very long time.

The actor -- who scored a Best Actor nom for his work on the aforementioned HBO series and some Guest Actor love for his appearance on "Girls" -- shared his excitement with a Facebook video of him at the age of six, doing an impression of Prince Charles.

The caption read, "Whaaaat!!? Can't believe I just got nominated for...two Emmy's!!? For The Night Of & Girls!!??! As a Brit, I feel like I have to undercut this with some embarrassment - a previously unseen acting performance, aged 6 doing an impression of Prince Charles at a cousin's birthday...tbh I think my best work ever πŸ˜‚," he captioned the video.

"THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! πŸ™πŸ½πŸ‘ŠπŸ½Thanks to Steve Zaillian & #TheNightOf team & all the people who shared their real prison stories with me to help create Nasir Khan, thank you @lenadunham & @girlshbo team and all surfers everywhere for not pulling me up on my surf technique as Paul-Louis. Feel honoured," he added.

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These are the first ever Emmy nominations for Ahmed, who rose to stardom for playing a young Middle Eastern man accused of murder on "The Night Of." On "Girls," Ahmed played the role of Lena Dunham's baby daddy and laid-back surf instructor, Paul-Louis.

Ahmed also celebrated with a fitting GIF on Twitter.

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