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Idris Elba

An only child, Idris Elba was born and raised in Hackney, London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at a Ford motor factory. His mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting. He gained a place in the National Youth Music Theatre - ...

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Sep 6, 1972 In Hackney, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Rap City
Latest Project:
Movie Molly's Game 2018-01-05

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 20 wins & 63 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Zootopia
Poster of Pacific Rim
Poster of Prometheus
Poster of Thor
Movie Luther Unknown 2018
Movie Molly's Game Charlie Jaffey 2018-01-05
Series Rap City Unknown 2018
Series Walk Like a Panther Unknown 2018
Series Reel Junkie Unknown 2017
Series Guerrilla Kent 2017-04-16
Movie 100 Streets Max 2017-01-13
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Heimdall 2017-11-03
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2017-11-28
Movie The Mountain Between Us Ben Bass 2017-10-06
Movie Executing the Heist: The Making of 'Takers' Himself 2017-09-20
Movie The Dark Tower Roland 2017-08-04
Movie Lego Marvel's Avengers Unknown 2016-01-26
Movie 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2016-01-30
Series Live Boxing Unknown 2016-01-15
Series Sidewalks Entertainment Unknown 2016
Movie The EE British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2016-02-14
Movie 73rd Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2016-01-10
Movie Sport Relief 2016 Himself 2016-03-18
Movie Finding Dory Fluke 2016-06-17
Movie Star Trek: Beyond Krall 2016-07-22
Movie Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews Fluke 2016-11-15
Movie The Take Sean Briar 2016-11-18
Movie BAFTA Televsion Awards 2016 Unknown 2016-05-08
Movie The Jungle Book Shere Khan 2016-04-15
Movie Zootopia Chief Bogo 2016-03-04
Movie 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards Himself - Winner 2016-02-27
Movie Little Big House Unknown 2016-04-01
Movie The 87th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2015-02-22
Series Story of Now Unknown 2015
Movie The Gunman Barnes 2015-03-20
Movie Beasts of No Nation Unknown 2015-10-16
Movie Confidential Himself 2015-08-15
Series Idris Elba: No Limits Himself 2015-07-06
Movie Mandela, My Dad and Me None 2015-04-07
Series Glastonbury 2015 Unknown 2015-06-26
Movie Second Coming Mark 2015-06-05
Movie Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege the Day Feat. Idris Elba Team Leader 2015-11-18
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Unknown 2015-05-01
Movie Murdah Loves John Unknown 2015-12-06
Series The Ones to Watch Unknown 2014
Movie Irons in the Fire Unknown 2014
Movie Howard's Happy Place Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Movie No Good Deed Colin 2014-09-12
Movie An Epic Journey to Coming to America Driis 2014-12-31
Movie Beats of the Beautiful Game Unknown 2014-05-11
Movie Enchanted Kingdom 3D Narrator 2014-05-02
Movie 45th NAACP Image Awards Himself 2014-02-22
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Movie 71st Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2014-01-12
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013-04-11
Movie Mega Sized Sets Himself - 'Stacker Pentecost' 2013-10-15
Movie 2013 Soul Train Awards Unknown 2013-11-08
Movie Thor: The Dark World Heimdall 2013-11-08
Movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela 2013-12-25
Movie Pacific Rim Stacker Pentecost 2013-07-12
Series The Frame Unknown 2013-04-09
Series Idris Elba: King of Speed Himself 2013-12-27
Series Vivir de cine Unknown 2012-10-26
Movie Black Girls Rock! 2012 Himself 2012-11-04
Movie Pride of Britain Awards Himself 2012-10-30
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie The Path to Vengeance: Making 'Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance' Himself 2012-06-12
Movie Idris Elba's How Clubbing Changed the World Himself - Presenter 2012-08-24
Movie The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2012-09-23
Movie The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Himself 2012-10-11
Series The Hollywood Fast Lane Unknown 2012-06-08
Movie Prometheus Janek 2012-06-08
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2012-01-09
Movie The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner 2012-01-15
Movie Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Moreau 2012-02-17
Series Playhouse Presents Akuna's Father / ... 2012-04-12
Movie Real Strength None 2011-01-01
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2011
Movie Almost Famous IV Unknown 2011-01-01
Movie Legacy: Black Ops Malcolm Gray 2011-03-11
Movie How Hip Hop Changed the World Himself 2011-08-12
Movie BET Awards 2011 Unknown 2011-06-26
Movie Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself 2011-05-23
Movie Thor Heimdall 2011-05-06
Series Politics Nation with Al Sharpton Unknown 2011-08-29
Movie The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2011-09-18
Movie Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Truck 2011-11-08
Movie Demons Never Die Unknown 2011-10-28
Series Milk & Honey Unknown 2011-10-18
Movie The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2011-01-16
Movie 19th Annual Trumpet Awards Unknown 2011-04-24
Movie Takers Gordon Jennings 2010-08-27
Series Gumball 3000 med Erik och Mackan Unknown 2010-08-30
Series Luther DCI John Luther 2010-10-17
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2010
Series The Big C Unknown 2010-08-16
Movie The Losers Roque 2010-04-23
Movie Brit Awards 2010 Unknown 2010-02-16
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Movie The Human Contract Larry 2010-03-18
Movie The BRITs Encore Himself 2010-02-16
Series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices Unknown 2009-04-05
Series Formula 1: BBC Sport Unknown 2009-03-28
Series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Unknown 2009-03-29
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie Blokes, Birds and Backenders Himself 2009-01-27
Series Mark at the Movies Unknown 2009-09-26
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2009-11-01
Movie BET Awards 2009 Himself 2009-06-28
Movie Obsessed Derek 2009-04-24
Movie The Unborn Arthur Wyndham 2009-01-09
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Inside the Cinema Himself 2009-08-01
Movie The BET Honors Himself 2008-02-22
Movie Prom Night Detective Winn 2008-04-11
Series Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Unknown 2008
Movie 28 Weeks Later: The Infected Himself 2008-02-21
Movie RocknRolla Mumbles 2008-10-31
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 2007
Movie Daddy's Little Girls Monty 2007-02-14
Movie American Gangster Unknown 2007-11-02
Movie Code Red: The Making of '28 Weeks Later' Himself / General Stone 2007-11-09
Movie This Christmas Quentin Whitfield 2007-11-21
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Tapping the Wire Himself 2007-07-01
Movie The Reaping Ben 2007-04-05
Movie 28 Weeks Later: The Rage Is Back Himself 2007-05-07
Movie 28 Weeks Later Stone 2007-05-11
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Movie All in the Game Paul 2006-05-11
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder Himself 2006-01-06
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Making 'Sometimes in April' Unknown 2005
Series Jonny Zero Unknown 2005-01-14
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie Sometimes in April Augustin 2005-03-19
Series The Hour Unknown 2005-01-17
Series Attack of the Show! Unknown 2005-03-28
Movie One Love Aaron 2005-07-15
Movie The Black Movie Awards Himself 2005-10-19
Movie The Gospel Reverend Charles Frank 2005-10-07
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie World of Trouble None 2005-09-01
Series The New Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic Unknown 2004-05-26
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series Queens Supreme Unknown 2003-01-10
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Wire Russell 'Stringer' Bell 2002-06-02
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie Buffalo Soldiers Unknown 2002-10-31
Series Hack Unknown 2002-09-27
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2001-03-12
Series Ultraviolet Vaughan Rice 2000-07-31
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Series Aqua Teen Hunger Force Unknown 2000-12-30
Movie Sorted Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Series In Defence Unknown 2000-06-26
Movie Belle maman Grégoire 1999-03-10
Series Verdict Unknown 1998-07-31
Movie Behind the Mask Ovronramwen 1997-02-15
Series Insiders Robinson Bennett 1997-02-19
Series Family Affairs Unknown 1997-03-30
Series Crocodile Shoes II Unknown 1996-11-14
Series Crucial Tales Benton 1996-11-23
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Bramwell Unknown 1995-05-22
Series The Governor Unknown 1995-05-14
Series Dangerfield Unknown 1995-01-27
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Space Precinct Unknown 1994-10-03
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series Absolutely Fabulous Unknown 1994-07-24
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Series 2point4 Children Unknown 1991-09-03
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series CNN Newsroom Unknown 1989-08-01
Series London's Burning Unknown 1988-02-20
Series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown 1987-08-02
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Newsround Unknown 1972-04-04