Idris Elba

Total Box Office:
 $1190.0M
Highest Rated:
83% Legacy: Black Ops (2010)
Lowest Rated:
8% The Reaping (2007)
Birthday:
Sep 6
Birthplace:
Hackney, London, England, UK
Bio:
Born in London on September 6, 1972, and raised in the Hackney borough, Elba pursued acting as a high school student at the behest of a drama teacher. Elba paid his dues with many supporting roles on British television, including such series as Bramwell, The Bill, Degrees of Error, The Ruth Rendell…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Jungle Book
  • Shere Khan
-- 2015
No Good Deed
  • Actor
-- 2014
65% Thor: The Dark World
  • Heimdall
$206.4M 2013
58% Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • Nelson Mandela
$1.4M 2013
72% Pacific Rim
  • Stacker Pentecost
$101.8M 2013
18% Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
  • Moreau
$51.8M 2012
73% Prometheus
  • Janek
$126.5M 2012
77% Thor
  • Heimdall
$181.0M 2011
83% Legacy: Black Ops
  • Malcolm Gray
-- 2010
28% Takers
  • Gordon Jennings
$57.7M 2010
Bone Deep
  • Actor
-- 2010
49% The Losers
  • Roque
$23.0M 2010
11% The Unborn
  • Father Arthur Wyndham
$42.6M 2009
19% Obsessed
  • Derek Charles
$68.3M 2009
8% Prom Night
  • Detective Winn
$43.8M 2008
59% RocknRolla
  • Mumbles
$5.7M 2008
The Human Contract
  • Actor
-- 2008
8% The Reaping
  • Ben
$25.1M 2007
26% Daddy's Little Girls
  • Monty
$31.3M 2007
71% 28 Weeks Later...
  • Gen. Stone
$28.6M 2007
55% This Christmas
  • Quentin Whitfield
$49.1M 2007
80% American Gangster
  • Tango
$130.1M 2007
Sometimes in April
  • Augustin Muganza
-- 2005
32% The Gospel
  • Reverend Frank
$15.8M 2005
One Love
  • Aaron
-- 2003
Belle maman
  • Actor
-- 1999
Ultraviolet
  • Actor
-- 1998


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Luther
2010-2013
  • John Luther
2010 - 2013
67% The Big C
2010-2013
  • Lenny
2010
81% The Office
2005-2013
  • Charles Miner
2009
The Wire
2002-2008
  • Stringer Bell
2002 - 2004
CSI: Miami
2002-2012
  • Angelo Sedaris
2003
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Lonnie Liston
2001
100% Absolutely Fabulous
1992-2012
  • Hilton
1995

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Quotes from Idris Elba's Characters

    1. Nelson Mandela: People learn to hate. They are taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart.
    From Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Submitted by Nick F (4 months ago)
    1. Stacker Pentecost: Today we are cancelling the apocalypse!
    From Pacific Rim. Submitted by Adam P (4 months ago)
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