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Idris Elba

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Full Name: Idrissa Akuna Elba

Date of birth: September 06, 1972(46 years old)

Location: Newham,Gran Londres, Londres

Country: UK

Height: 6'2"

Idrissa Akuna Elba, known as Idris Elba, was born in London on September 6, 1962. Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian origin, grew up in Hackney. His first contact with the art world as a DJ. At 16 he entered the National Youth Music Theatre. In 1994 he begins to make small roles in television series such as 'Space Brigade', 'Bill' and 'Soul Food'. In 2002 calls attention to the film industry for his regular role of Russell 'Stringer' Bell in The Wire. In 2007 participates in 'Harvest' and '28 weeks later '. Get fame with his role of Janek in 'Prometheus' and Staker Pentecost in 'Pacific Rim'. In 2013 he plays Nelson Mandela in a biopic, for which you get a lot of recognition and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama. In 2015 reprises the role of Heimdall in 'Avengers: The Age of Ultron' character that he had acted in the films of Marvel 'Thor' and 'Thor: The Dark World'. The actor is again nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in 'Beasts of No Nation'.

Awards

Premios
Año
Nominaciones
Premios ganados
Golden GlobesGolden Globes
2016
1
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Golden GlobesGolden Globes
2014
1
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BAFTA AwardsBAFTA Awards
2016
1
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He has baritone voice. He left school when he was age 15. He has no formal acting training.