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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:
40
First Appeared:
In the movie Takers 2
Latest Project:
Movie Thor: Ragnarok 2017-10-25
Known For
Poster of Thor 2: Σκοτεινός Κόσμος
Filmography
Movie Ο Μαύρος Πύργος Roland Deschain 2017-08-03
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Heimdall 2017-10-25
Movie Το Βουνό Ανάμεσα Μας Dr. Ben Bass 2017-10-05
Movie Το Βιβλίο Της Ζούγκλας Shere Khan (voice) 2016-04-07
Movie Ζωούπολη Chief Bogo (voice) 2016-02-11
Movie Takers 2 2016
Movie Η Μέρα Της Βαστίλης Sean Briar 2016-04-22
Movie Star Trek Beyond Krall 2016-07-07
Movie 100 Streets Max 2016-11-11
Movie Ψάχνοντας Την Ντόρι Fluke (voice) 2016-06-16
Movie Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews Fluke 2016-11-15
Movie The Gunman: Σε Θέση Βολής Barnes 2015-02-16
Movie Beasts of No Nation Commandant 2015-09-11
Movie Εκδικητές: Η Εποχή Του Ultron Heimdall 2015-04-22
Series Idris Elba: No Limits Himself 2015-07-06
Movie Κατ` Οίκον Απειλή Colin Evans 2014-09-10
Movie Pacific Rim Stacker Pentecost 2013-07-11
Movie Μαντέλα: Ο Δρόμος Προς Την Ελευθερία Nelson Mandela 2013-12-06
Movie Thor 2: Σκοτεινός Κόσμος Heimdall 2013-10-29
Series Idris Elba: King of Speed Himself 2013-12-26
Movie Προμηθέας Janek 2012-05-30
Movie The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Himself 2012-10-11
Movie Prometheus: The Weyland Files Captain Janek 2012-10-08
Movie Ghost Rider Το Πνεύμα Της Εκδίκησης Moreau 2011-12-10
Movie Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself 2011-01-01
Movie Thor Heimdall 2011-04-21
Movie Οι Επικίνδυνοι William Roque 2010-04-23
Movie Ασύλληπτη Συμμορία Gordon Jennings 2010-08-26
Series The Big C Lenny 2010-08-16
Series Luther DCI John Luther 2010-05-04
Movie The Unborn Arthur Wyndham 2009-01-09
Movie Obsessed Derek Charles 2009-04-24
Movie The Human Contract Larry 2008-09-12
Movie Prom Night Detective Winn 2008-04-10
Movie RockNRolla Mumbles 2008-09-04
Movie Τα κορίτσια του βαβα Monty James 2007-02-14
Movie American Gangster Tango 2007-11-02
Movie 28 Εβδομάδες μετά General Stone 2007-04-26
Movie This Christmas Quentin "Junior" Whitfield 2007-11-27
Movie The Gospel Reverend Charles Frank 2005-10-07