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Idris Elba

Mostly Credited As: Idris Elba
Birth Name: Idrissa Akuna Elba
Date Of Birth: September 06, 1972 (Age 42)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Hackney, London, England
Height: 6' 2 ¾" (1.89 m)

Idris Elba


Idris Elba is 42 years old and was born on September 06, 1972.
He is known for his role as Russell 'Stringer' Bell in the show The Wire.
He is 6' 2 ¾" (1.89 m) tall and was born in Hackney, London, England (United Kingdom)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Ones To Watch (2014)As: Himself (Mentor)
Irons in the Fire (2014)As: Himself (Narrator) -- [Voice]
The Making of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)As: Nelson Mandela
Idris Elba King of Speed (2013)As: Himself (Presenter)
Luther (2010)As: DCI John Luther
The Wire (2002)As: Russell 'Stringer' Bell (Episodes 1-37)
Ultraviolet (1998)As: Vaughn Rice
Episode Cast Credits 

Stand Up To Cancer (2012) 
  Stand Up To Cancer 2014 02x10: (Oct/17/2014) As Himself (Donate Now Film) 

Later... with Jools Holland (1992) 
  Mary J Blige, Marianne Faithfull, Band of Skulls, Hozier, First Aid Kit, Idris Elba 45x02: (Sep/26/2014) As Himself 

Later Live - With Jools Holland (2008) 
  Mary J Blige, Marianne Faithfull, Band of Skulls, Hozier, First Aid Kit, Idris Elba 14x02: (Sep/23/2014) As Himself 

The Insider (US) (2004) 
  Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson 10x323: (Sep/12/2014) As Himself 

The One Show (2006) 
  The One Show Special: Invictus Games Opening Ceremony 09x22: (Sep/10/2014) As Himself 
  July 5, 2013 07x224: (Jul/05/2013) As Himself 
  June 7, 2011 05x220: (Jun/07/2011) As Himself 
  April 22, 2010 04x194: (Apr/22/2010) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Idris Elba, Tim Gunn, the White Buffalo 12x172: (Aug/26/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Mary-Louise Parker, Idris Elba, Rhye 11x106: (Jul/08/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Lena Dunham, Idris Elba, Olivia Colman, Keane 14x14: (Jan/17/2014) As Himself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 4, Show 86 04x86: (Jan/03/2014) As Himself 
  Series 4, Show 75 04x75: (Dec/13/2013) As Himself 

Oprah Prime (2012) 
  Powerhouse Performances 02x47: (Dec/08/2013) As Himself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  December 5, 2013 14x339: (Dec/05/2013) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Seth Meyers, Idris Elba, Miss Universe Gabriela Isler 32x54: (Nov/14/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Daybreak (2010) 
  September 9, 2013 04x06: (Sep/09/2013) As Himself 
  July 10, 2013 03x216: (Jul/10/2013) As Himself 
  September 9, 2011 02x05: (Sep/09/2011) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Melissa McCarthy, Idris Elba, Dale Watson 20x153: (Jun/24/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Last Leg (2012) 
  Idris Elba 02x01: (Jan/25/2013) As Himself 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 69x01: (Jan/15/2012) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television (for 'Luther') 

The Big C (2010) 
  The Ecstacy and the Agony 01x09: (Oct/18/2010) As Lenny 
  Happy Birthday, Cancer 01x08: (Oct/11/2010) As Lenny 
  Taking Lumps 01x06: (Sep/27/2010) As Lenny 
  Blue-Eyed Iris 01x05: (Sep/20/2010) As Lenny 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Idris Elba, Kiefer Sutherland, Gemma Arterton, Alphabeat 18x12: (Apr/16/2010) As Himself 

The Office (US) (2005) 
  Company Picnic 05x28: (May/14/2009) As Charles Miner 
  Broke 05x25: (Apr/23/2009) As Charles Miner 
  Heavy Competition 05x24: (Apr/16/2009) As Charles Miner 
  The Michael Scott Paper Company 05x23: (Apr/09/2009) As Charles Miner 

The Tyra Banks Show (2005) 
  Prom Nightmares 03x127: (Apr/17/2008) As Himself 

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2009) 
  Pilot (Mar/23/2008) As Charlie Gotso 

Girlfriends (2000) 
  All in a Panic 05x13: (Feb/07/2005) As Paul Raymond 

CSI: Miami (2002) 
  The Best Defense 02x05: (Oct/20/2003) As Angelo Sedaris 

Soul Food (2000) 
  Sacrifice Fly 04x08: (May/28/2003) As Smitty 

Law & Order (1990) 
  3 Dawg Night 12x09: (Nov/28/2001) As Lonnie Liston 

Dangerfield (1995) 
  Gas Man 06x01: (Sep/03/1999) As Matt Gregory 

Silent Witness (1996) 
  Blood, Sweat And Tears (2) 02x02: (Feb/21/1997) As Charlie 
  Blood, Sweat And Tears (1) 02x01: (Feb/14/1997) As Charlie 

Crocodile Shoes (1994) 
  Troubled Man 02x02: (Nov/21/1996) As Jo Jo 

The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987) 
  Simisola 05x05: (Jan/26/1996) As Raffy 

Absolutely Fabulous (1992) 
  Sex 03x03: (Apr/20/1995) As Hilton 

Space Precinct (1994) 
  Double Duty 01x04: (Oct/24/1994) As Pizza Delivery Man 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Luther (2010)• Associate Producer

Episode Crew


Playhouse Presents (2012) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Pavement Psychologist 02x04 May/09/2013 As: Director, Writer
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