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Idris Elba

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped out. He gained a place in the National Youth ...

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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 Executing the Heist: The Making of 'Takers' 2018-01-17

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 22 wins & 76 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Jungle Book
Poster of Zootopia
Poster of Pacific Rim
Poster of Prometheus
Series Family Affairs Unknown 2019
Series Sidewalks Entertainment Unknown 2019
Series In the Long Run Unknown 2018
Series The Dark Tower Unknown 2018
Movie Luther Unknown 2018
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2018-01-13
Movie Molly's Game Charlie Jaffey 2018-01-05
Movie Executing the Heist: The Making of 'Takers' Himself 2018-01-17
Movie 100 Streets Max 2017-01-13
Movie Idris Elba Gets Dating Advice from Kids Unknown 2017
Movie 6th NAFCA Annual Show Unknown 2017-03-04
Movie Cut from a Different Cloth Himself 2017-02-01
Movie The Dark Tower Roland 2017-08-04
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Heimdall 2017-11-03
Movie Yardie Unknown 2017-12-22
Movie Wired Magazine: Matthew McConaughey & Idris Elba Answer the Web's Most Searched Questions Himself 2017-08-02
Movie The Mountain Between Us Ben Bass 2017-10-06
Movie Determination Himself 2017-04-18
Series Five by Five Alpha Ash 2017-03-27
Series Guerrilla Kent 2017-04-16
Movie 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2016-01-30
Movie The EE British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2016-02-14
Movie Lego Marvel's Avengers Unknown 2016-01-26
Movie 73rd Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2016-01-10
Movie 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards Himself - Winner 2016-02-27
Series Live Boxing Unknown 2016-01-15
Movie Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Idris Elba: Dance Off None 2016-05-17
Movie The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2016-09-18
Movie Star Trek: Beyond Krall 2016-07-22
Movie Star Trek Beyond: A Warped Sense of Revenge Himself 2016-11-01
Movie Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews Fluke 2016-11-15
Movie The Take Sean Briar 2016-11-18
Movie Zootopia Chief Bogo 2016-03-04
Movie Finding Dory Fluke 2016-06-17
Movie Sport Relief 2016 Himself 2016-03-18
Movie Little Big House Unknown 2016-04-01
Movie The Jungle Book Shere Khan 2016-04-15
Movie BAFTA Televsion Awards 2016 Unknown 2016-05-08
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 2015
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2015
Movie The 87th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2015-02-22
Series Story of Now Unknown 2015
Movie Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege the Day Feat. Idris Elba Team Leader 2015-11-18
Movie Second Coming Mark 2015-06-05
Movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Unknown 2015-05-01
Movie The Gunman Barnes 2015-03-20
Series Glastonbury 2015 Unknown 2015-06-26
Series Idris Elba: No Limits Himself 2015-07-06
Movie Murdah Loves John Unknown 2015-12-06
Movie Beasts of No Nation Unknown 2015-10-16
Movie Confidential Himself 2015-08-15
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie Mandela, My Dad and Me None 2015-04-07
Movie No Good Deed Colin 2014-09-12
Movie Howard's Happy Place Unknown 2014
Series Politics Nation with Al Sharpton Unknown 2014
Movie Enchanted Kingdom 3D Unknown 2014
Movie An Epic Journey to Coming to America Driis 2014-12-31
Series The Ones to Watch Unknown 2014
Movie The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Movie Rebellious Soul: The Musical Unknown 2014-08-19
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Movie 45th NAACP Image Awards Himself 2014-02-22
Movie 71st Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2014-01-12
Movie Beats of the Beautiful Game Unknown 2014-05-11
Movie Irons in the Fire Narrator 2014-06-11
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series Reel Junkie Unknown 2013
Movie Mega Sized Sets Himself - 'Stacker Pentecost' 2013-10-15
Movie Inside the Drift Himself - 'Stacker Pentecost' 2013-10-15
Movie Jaegers Echo Human Grace Himself - 'Stacker Pentecost' 2013-10-15
Movie A Film by Guillermo del Toro 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 Shatterdome Ranger Roll Call Himself - 'Stacker Pentecost' 2013-10-15
Series Celebrity Page Unknown 2013-09-09
Series The Frame Unknown 2013-04-09
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013-04-11
Movie Pacific Rim Stacker Pentecost 2013-07-12
Series The Real Unknown 2013-07-15
Series Idris Elba: King of Speed Himself 2013-12-27
Movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela 2013-12-25
Series Vivir de cine Unknown 2012-10-26
Movie Idris Elba's How Clubbing Changed the World Unknown 2012
Movie The Path to Vengeance: Making 'Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance' Himself 2012-06-12
Series The Last Leg Unknown 2012-08-30
Movie Pride of Britain Awards Himself 2012-10-30
Movie The Peter Weyland Files: 'Prometheus' Transmission Janek 2012-10-09
Movie The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2012-09-23
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie Prometheus Janek 2012-06-08
Movie Black Girls Rock! 2012 Himself 2012-11-04
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 The Hollywood Fast Lane Unknown 2012-06-08
Series Playhouse Presents Akuna's Father / ... 2012-04-12
Movie The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Himself 2012-10-11
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2011
Series Walk Like a Panther Unknown 2011
Movie Real Strength None 2011-01-01
Movie BET Awards 2011 Unknown 2011-06-26
Movie Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself 2011-05-23
Movie Thor Heimdall 2011-05-06
Movie 19th Annual Trumpet Awards Unknown 2011-04-24
Series Dish Nation Unknown 2011-07-15
Movie How Hip Hop Changed the World Himself 2011-08-12
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 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2011-09-18
Movie Legacy: Black Ops Malcolm Gray 2011-03-11
Movie The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2011-01-16
Movie Almost Famous IV Unknown 2011-01-01
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
Movie Takers Gordon Jennings 2010-08-27
Series Luther Unknown 2010-10-17
Series Gumball 3000 med Erik och Mackan Unknown 2010-08-30
Movie The Losers Roque 2010-04-23
Series The Big C Unknown 2010-08-16
Series Mark at the Movies Unknown 2009-09-26
Movie Blokes, Birds and Backenders Himself 2009-01-27
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Unknown 2009-03-29
Series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices Unknown 2009-04-05
Movie The Unborn Arthur Wyndham 2009-01-09
Movie BET Awards 2009 Himself 2009-06-28
Movie Inside the Cinema Himself 2009-08-01
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Series Lopez Tonight Unknown 2009-11-01
Movie Obsessed Derek 2009-04-24
Series Formula 1: BBC Sport Unknown 2009-03-28
Movie Prom Night Detective Winn 2008-04-11
Movie RocknRolla Mumbles 2008-10-31
Movie The BET Honors Himself 2008-02-22
Series Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Unknown 2008
Movie 28 Weeks Later: The Infected Himself 2008-02-21
Movie 28 Weeks Later Stone 2007-05-11
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie This Christmas Quentin Whitfield 2007-11-21
Movie American Gangster Unknown 2007-11-02
Movie Tapping the Wire Himself 2007-07-01
Movie 28 Weeks Later: The Rage Is Back Himself 2007-05-07
Movie Daddy's Little Girls Monty 2007-02-14
Movie Code Red: The Making of '28 Weeks Later' Himself / General Stone 2007-11-09
Series The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Movie The Reaping Ben 2007-04-05
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
Series The Hour Unknown 2005-01-17
Movie World of Trouble None 2005-09-01
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie The Gospel Reverend Charles Frank 2005-10-07
Movie The Black Movie Awards Himself 2005-10-19
Movie One Love Aaron 2005-07-15
Series Attack of the Show! Unknown 2005-03-28
Series Jonny Zero Unknown 2005-01-14
Movie Sometimes in April Augustin 2005-03-19
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie Making 'Sometimes in April' Unknown 2005
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The New Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic Unknown 2004-05-26
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Queens Supreme Unknown 2003-01-10
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Series The Wire Russell 'Stringer' Bell 2002-06-02
Series Hack Unknown 2002-09-27
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie Buffalo Soldiers Unknown 2002-10-31
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2001-03-12
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series Aqua Teen Hunger Force Unknown 2000-12-30
Movie Sorted Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Series In Defence Unknown 2000-06-26
Series Rap City Unknown 2000
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Series Ultraviolet Vaughan Rice 2000-07-31
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
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 The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 1996-09-01
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Crocodile Shoes II Unknown 1996-11-14
Series Crucial Tales Benton 1996-11-23
Series Dangerfield Unknown 1995-01-27
Series The Governor Unknown 1995-05-14
Series Bramwell Unknown 1995-05-22
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series WGN Morning News Unknown 1994-09-06
Series Space Precinct Unknown 1994-10-03
Series Absolutely Fabulous Unknown 1994-07-24
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 1993-06-18
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
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 Carte Blanche Unknown 1988-11-29
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