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Idris Elba

Idris Elba

British actor
The celebrated British actor is also a DJ, producer, songwriter, rapper, percussionist, and vocalist.
BornSeptember 6, 1972
HometownLondon, England
Net worth$50 million
Height6'2" (1.89m)
SpouseSabrina Dhowre, Hanne Nørgaard, Sonya Nicole Hamlin
ChildrenIsan Elba, Winston Elba
ParentsWinston Elba, Eve Elba
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The King and Idris Elba discuss youth violence at King's Trust event

  • The King and Idris Elba have discussed how to help young people affected by youth violence. The actor joined His Majesty at St James's Palace as part of a King's Trust event to examine initiatives that "might help address youth violence in the UK". When Elba was a teenager he received a £1,500 grant from the then Prince's Trust to attend the National Youth Music Theatre.

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King, PM and Idris Elba host event for young people to discuss issues they face

The King, the Prime Minister and Hollywood star Idris Elba joined forces to hear youngsters talk about how they deal with the problems they face in modern day Britain. Charles and Elba joined the youngsters for a group photograph at the end of the event where they held up England shirts and wished the national team good luck in Sunday’s Euro 2024 against Spain.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
0h 32min
2022
Concrete Cowboy
Concrete Cowboy
R
1h 51min
2020
Gumball 3000 - LDN 2 NYC
Gumball 3000 - LDN 2 NYC
1h 39min
2011
Legacy
Legacy
R
1h 33min
2010
One Love
One Love
1h 40min
2003
Erased: WW2's Heroes of Color
Erased: WW2's Heroes of Color
2024
Knuckles
Knuckles
2023
Hijack
Hijack
0h 47min
2023
Luther: The Fallen Sun
Luther: The Fallen Sun
R
2h 8min
2023
Human Playground
Human Playground
0h 40min
2022
Three Thousand Years of Longing
Three Thousand Years of Longing
R
1h 48min
2022
Beast
Beast
R
1h 33min
2022
The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad
R
2h 12min
2021
A World of Calm
A World of Calm
2020
Katsa
Katsa
PG
1h 50min
2019
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
PG-13
2h 18min
2019
Turn Up Charlie
Turn Up Charlie
0h 30min
2019
Molly's Game
Molly's Game
R
2h 21min
2017
In The Long Run
In The Long Run
0h 30min
2017
Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok
PG-13
2h 10min
2017
The Mountain Between Us
The Mountain Between Us
PG-13
1h 44min
2017
Guerrilla
Guerrilla
TV-MA
1h
2017
Five by Five
Five by Five
0h 5min
2017

Albums

High Class Problems, Vol. 1
High Class Problems, Vol. 1
2010
Jangrova
Jangrova
2024
Summer Bits, Vol. 7
Summer Bits, Vol. 7
2022
Light Work
Light Work
2021
No More Looking Back
No More Looking Back
2021
On Life
On Life
2019
Idris Elba Presents: The Yardie Mixtape
Idris Elba Presents: The Yardie Mixtape
2019
Ballie
Ballie
2019
Sweat
Sweat
2019
L.U.V.
L.U.V.
2019
Badman
Badman
2018
Make It Bump
Make It Bump
2017
Spectacle
Spectacle
2016
Road Less Travelled
Road Less Travelled
2016
Mi Mandela
Mi Mandela
2014

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2022Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts AwardsBest Lead ActorThree Thousand Years of LongingNominated
2016British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLeading ActorLutherNominated
2016Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeLutherNominated
2016Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or MovieLutherNominated
2016Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesLutherWinner
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