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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:
58
First Appeared:
In the series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries 1987-08-02
Latest Project:
Movie Thor: Ragnarok 2017-10-25
Known For
Poster of Idris Elba: No Limits
Poster of Caza al asesino
Filmography
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Heimdall 2017-10-25
Series Crocodile Shoes Unknown 2016
Movie Zootrópolis Chief Bogo (voice) 2016-02-11
Movie El libro de la selva Shere Khan (voice) 2016-04-07
Movie Star Trek: Más allá Krall 2016-07-07
Movie Buscando a Dory 2016-06-16
Movie Caza al asesino DuPont 2015-02-16
Movie Vengadores: La era de Ultrón Heimdall 2015-04-22
Series Idris Elba: No Limits Himself 2015-07-06
Movie Beasts of No Nation Commandant 2015-09-11
Movie Enchanted Kingdom narrator 2014-03-25
Movie Second Coming Mark 2014-09-02
Movie Sin escrúpulos Colin Evans 2014-09-12
Movie Pacific Rim Stacker Pentecost 2013-07-11
Movie Thor: El mundo oscuro Heimdall 2013-10-29
Series Idris Elba: King of Speed Himself 2013-12-26
Movie Mandela, del mito al hombre Nelson Mandela 2013-12-06
Movie Prometheus Janek 2012-05-30
Movie How Clubbing Changed the World Himself 2012-08-24
Movie The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Himself 2012-10-11
Movie Prometheus: The Weyland Files Captain Janek 2012-10-08
Movie Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself 2011-01-01
Movie Thor Heimdall 2011-04-21
Movie Ghost Rider: Espíritu de Venganza (El motorista fantasma 2) Moreau 2011-12-10
Movie How Hip Hop Changed the World Himself 2011-08-12
Series The Big C Lenny 2010-08-16
Movie Los perdedores Roque 2010-04-23
Series Luther DCI John Luther 2010-05-04
Movie Ladrones Gordon Jennings 2010-08-26
Movie Legacy Malcolm Gray 2010-10-15
Movie La semilla del mal Arthur Wyndham 2009-01-09
Movie Obsesionada Derek 2009-04-24
Movie Una noche para morir Detective Winn 2008-04-10
Movie Bajo la piel Larry 2008-09-12
Movie RocknRolla Mumbles 2008-09-04
Movie Daddy's Little Girls Monty 2007-02-14
Movie La cosecha Ben 2007-04-05
Movie Vaya Navidades Quentin "Junior" Whitfield 2007-11-27
Movie 28 semanas después General Stone 2007-04-26
Movie American Gangster Tango 2007-11-02
Movie All In The Game Paul 2006-05-11
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Sometimes in April Augustin 2005-02-17
Series La Oficina Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie The Gospel Reverend Charles Frank 2005-10-07
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie One Love Aaron 2003-05-18
Series Bajo escucha Stringer Bell 2002-06-02
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Movie Sorted 2000-10-06
Movie Belle Maman Grégoire 1999-03-10
Series Ultraviolet Vaughan Rice 1998-09-15
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Space Precinct Unknown 1994-10-03
Series Absolutely Fabulous Unknown 1992-11-12
Series La ley y el orden Unknown 1990-10-30
Series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown 1987-08-02