Idris Elba

Idris Elba Quotes

United Kingdom, Actor
September 6, 1972

Idrissa Akuna Elba (, born 6 September 1972) is an English actor, producer, musician, and DJ. He is best known for playing DCI John Luther on the BBC One series Luther as well as the narcotrafficker Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013). He has been nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, winning one, and was nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy Award.

Also known as Film Producer, Disc Jockey, Film Actor, Record Producer, Composer, Stage Actor, Musician

  • Idris Elba: We live in a divided world right now -- we can all feel it. Now is the time for solidarity, now is the time for thinking about each other.