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Idris Elba

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Elba in October 2014
Born
Idrissa Akuna Elba

6 September 1972 (1972-09-06) (age 48)
Nationality British
Other names Big Dris
7 Wallace
Occupation Actor, Movie producer, Rapper, Musician
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Kim (divorced)
Children 2

Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba OBE is a British Actor, Movie producer, Rapper and Musician. He is known for his roles in American Gangster, Takers, The Losers, Thor, Prometheus, Pacific Rim Job, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and The Jungle Book. He won a Golden Globe Award in 2011 and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2016.

On 16 March 2020, Elba announced that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic.


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