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Idris Elba

Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba (born 6 September 1972) is a British television, theatre, and film actor who has starred in both British and American productions. Elba grew up in Canning Town, East London. One of his first acting roles was in the soap opera Family Affairs. He has worked in a variety of TV roles including Ultraviolet and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. He is also known for playing Russell "Stringer" Bell, a Baltimore druglord and aspiring businessman, in HBO's The Wire. Elba is also a DJ under the moniker DJ Big Driis / Big Driis the Londoner, and a hip-hop soul recording artist. In 2009, Elba appeared on a six-episode arc of the American sitcom The Office, playing Charles Miner, Michael Scott's new boss. In 2010, he appeared in the action film The Losers in the role of Roque, the second-in-command of a black-ops team. The same year, he appeared in the thriller Takers. Elba played the title role of Detective John Luther in the 6-part BBC television show Luther that aired from May 4, 2010 on BBC One. Description above from the Wikipedia article Idris Elba, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 6, 1972 In Canning Town, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
74
First Appeared:
In the movie The Trap
Latest Project:
Pelicula Molly's Game 2017-11-23
Known For
Poster of Buscando a Dory
Poster of Zootrópolis
Poster of Prometheus
Poster of American Gangster
Filmography
Pelicula The Trap 2018
Series Guerrilla Kent 2017-04-13
Pelicula Molly's Game Charlie Jaffey 2017-11-23
Pelicula La Torre Oscura Roland Deschain 2017-08-03
Pelicula La montaña entre nosotros Dr. Ben Bass 2017-10-05
Pelicula Thor: Ragnarok Heimdall 2017-10-25
Pelicula El libro de la selva Shere Khan (voice) 2016-04-07
Pelicula Zootrópolis Chief Bogo (voice) 2016-02-11
Pelicula Asalto en París Sean Briar 2016-04-22
Pelicula Buscando a Dory Fluke (voice) 2016-06-16
Pelicula 100 calles Max 2016-11-11
Pelicula Star Trek: Más allá Krall 2016-07-07
Pelicula Caza al asesino Barnes 2015-02-16
Pelicula Vengadores: La era de Ultrón Heimdall 2015-04-22
Pelicula King for a Term Akuna's father 2015-07-09
Pelicula Bestias de ninguna nación Commandant 2015-09-11
Series Idris Elba: No Limits Himself 2015-07-06
Pelicula Enchanted Kingdom narrator 2014-03-25
Pelicula Sin escrúpulos Colin Evans 2014-09-10
Pelicula Second Coming Mark 2014-09-02
Pelicula Thor: El mundo oscuro Heimdall 2013-10-29
Pelicula Pacific Rim Stacker Pentecost 2013-07-11
Pelicula Mandela, del mito al hombre Nelson Mandela 2013-12-06
Series Idris Elba: King of Speed Himself 2013-12-26
Pelicula Prometheus Janek 2012-05-30
Pelicula How Clubbing Changed the World Himself 2012-08-24
Pelicula The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Captain Janek 2012-10-11
Pelicula Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself 2011-01-01
Pelicula How Hip Hop Changed the World Himself 2011-08-12
Pelicula Thor Heimdall 2011-04-21
Pelicula Ghost Rider: Espíritu de venganza Moreau 2011-12-10
Series Luther DCI John Luther 2010-05-04
Pelicula Los perdedores William Roque 2010-04-23
Series The Big C Lenny 2010-08-16
Pelicula Ladrones Gordon Jennings 2010-08-26
Pelicula Legacy Malcolm Gray 2010-10-15
Pelicula La semilla del mal Arthur Wyndham 2009-01-09
Series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Unknown 2009-03-15
Pelicula Obsesionada Derek Charles 2009-04-24
Pelicula Bajo la piel Larry 2008-09-12
Pelicula Una noche para morir Detective Winn 2008-04-10
Pelicula RocknRolla Mumbles 2008-09-04
Pelicula Daddy's Little Girls Monty James 2007-02-14
Pelicula La cosecha Ben 2007-04-05
Pelicula American Gangster Tango 2007-11-02
Pelicula Vaya navidades Quentin "Junior" Whitfield 2007-11-27
Pelicula 28 semanas después General Stone 2007-04-26
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Pelicula All In The Game Paul 2006-05-11
Pelicula The Gospel Reverend Charles Frank 2005-10-07
Pelicula Sometimes in April Augustin 2005-02-17
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Pelicula One Love Aaron 2003-05-18
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Bajo escucha Stringer Bell 2002-06-02
Pelicula Buffalo Soldiers Kimborough 2001-09-08
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Pelicula Sorted Jam 2000-10-06
Pelicula Belle Maman Grégoire 1999-03-10
Pelicula Ultraviolet Vaughan Rice 1998-09-01
Series Ultraviolet Vaughan Rice 1998-09-15
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Idris Elba 1996-07-22
Series Dangerfield Matt Gregory 1995-01-27
Series Bramwell Charlie Carter 1995-05-01
Series The Governor Officer Chiswick 1995-05-14
Series Crocodile Shoes Unknown 1994-11-10
Series Space Precinct Unknown 1994-10-03
Series Absolutamente fabulosas Unknown 1992-11-12
Series Ley y orden Unknown 1990-09-13
Series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown 1987-08-02
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Idris Elba 1953-03-18