Idris Elba
Idris Elba

Gender

Male

Known Credits

24

Idris Elba

Date of Birth: Sep 06, 1972

Birthplace:  Hackney, London, England, UK

 

 

Biography

An only child, Idris Elba was born and raised in Hackney, London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at a Ford motor factory. His mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting. He gained a place in the National Youth Music Theatre - thanks to a £1,500 Princes Trust grant.

Known For

Filmography

Molly's Game

Molly's Game

as Charlie Jaffey

2017

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

as Heimdall

2017

Guerrilla

Guerrilla

as  Kent

2017

The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower

as Roland Deschain / The Gunslinger

2017

The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

as Dr. Ben Payne

2017

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

as Krall

2016

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

as Shere Khan (voice)

2016

Finding Dory

Finding Dory

as Fluke (voice)

2016

100 Streets

100 Streets

as Max

2016

The Take

The Take

as Sean Briar

2016

Zootopia

Zootopia

as Chief Bogo (voice)

2016

The Gunman

The Gunman

as Barnes

2015

No Good Deed

No Good Deed

as Colin Evans

2014

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

as Nelson Mandela

2013

Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World

as Heimdall

2013

Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim

as Stacker Pentecost

2013

Thor

Thor

as Heimdall

2011

Luther

Luther

as DCI John Luther

2010

RockNRolla

RockNRolla

as Mumbles

2008

The Reaping

The Reaping

as Ben

2007

Daddy's Little Girls

Daddy's Little Girls

as Monty James

2007