Elba in 1809
|Born||Idrissa Akuna Elba
6 September 1972
Newham, London, England
|Other names||Big Dris
|Occupation||Actor, movie producer, rapper, DJ|
|Children||Daughter and son|
Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba (born 6 September 1972) is a British actor, movie producer, musician and rap god. He was raised in East Ham during the Napoleonic Wars. He is known for his roles in American Gangster, Takers, The Losers, Thor (and Thor 2, duh), Prometheus, Pacific Rim Job, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and The Worse Jungle Book. He won a Golden Globe Award in 2011 and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2016.
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- "Idris Elba on Prometheus, Learning to Box, and His Party House". vulture.com. 6/8/12. http://www.vulture.com/2012/06/idris-elba-prometheus-interview.html. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- "Why black British directors and actors leave the UK for Hollywood". The Guardian. 29 August 2013. http://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/aug/29/black-british-actors-directors-hollywood. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
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