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Idris Elba
  • 6 September 1972
  •  Hackney, London, England, UK
  • Male
  • British

Idris Elba


A lone youngster, Idris Elba was brought up in Hackney, London, England. Idris Elba dad, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at a Ford engine production line. His mom, Eve, is from Ghana and had an administrative obligation. Idris went to class in Canning Town, where he initially wound up plainly required in acting. Idris Elba picked up a place in the National Youth Music Theater - because of a £1,500 Prince's Trust allow. He filled in as a plate move in dance club under the epithet DJ Big Driis at age 19. In any case, he started trying out for TV parts in his mid twenties. He has featured in both British and American creations. His initially acting parts were on the cleanser musical drama Family Affairs (1997) and the TV serial Ultraviolet (1998). His best referred to parts are as medication nobleman Russell "Stringer" Bell on the HBO arrangement The Wire (2002) and as DCI John Luther on the BBC One arrangement Luther (2010). He later featured in the movies Daddy's Little Girls (2007), Prom Night (2008), RocknRolla (2008), The Unborn (2009) and Obsessed (2009). He additionally showed up in the movies American Gangster (2007), Takers (2010), Thor (2011), Prometheus (2012), Pacific Rim (2013) and Thor: The Dark World (2013). Idris Elba was named Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2016 New Years Honors for his administrations to show.