Born: September 06,1972 Hackney, London, England, Uk
Spouse: Sonya Nicole Hamlin,Hanne Kim Norgaard
Height: 6 feet 3 inches
Biography: Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba is recognized primarily for the portrayal of a drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell ‘Stringer’ Bell in HBO’s The Wire. He is a British actor, producer, singer, rapper and DJ. His other notable roles have been that of Detective John Luther in BBC One’s Luther and Nelson Mandela in the biographical movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. He has been nominated thrice for Golden Globe Awards, winning once for Best Actor. He has also been nominated four times for Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also been part of films such as American Gangster (2007), Takers (2010), Thor (2011), Prometheus (2012), Pacific Rim (2013), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). He is the father of two children.