Idris Elba

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Idris Elba
OBE
Idris Elba 2014.jpg
Elba in October 2014
Born Idrissa Akuna Elba
(1972-09-06) 6 September 1972 (age 45)
Hackney, London, England, U.K.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
New York City, New York
London, England, U.S.
Other names Big Dris
7 Wallace[1]
Occupation Actor, movie producer, rapper, DJ
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Kim (divorced)
Children Daughter and son
Website www.driis.com

Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba OBE is a British actor, movie producer, musician.[2] 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Idris Elba on Prometheus, Learning to Box, and His Party House". vulture.com. 6/8/12. Retrieved 14 October 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "Why black British directors and actors leave the UK for Hollywood". The Guardian. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 

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