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Idris Elba

Actor | Producer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Prometheus (I) (2012) | Pacific Rim (2013) | Thor (2011)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 21 wins & 59 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
DJ Big Driis
BORN 
Sep 6, 1972 (age 43)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Projects in Development (6 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for GuerillaGuerilla (TV Mini-series) Actor (1 episode, 2017), Executive Producer (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1 Pre-Prod
    • Episode #1.1 (2017) Actor, Executive Producer  Less
Past Film & Video (39 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (42 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sport Relief 2016Sport Relief 2016 (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for LutherLuther (TV Series) DCI John Luther (17 episodes, 2010–2015), Associate Producer (16 episodes, 2010–2015)  Less 2010–2015 17
    • Episode #4.2 (Dec 17, 2015) DCI John Luther, Associate Producer  Less
    • Episode #4.1 (Dec 17, 2015) DCI John Luther, Associate Producer  Less
    • Episode #3.4 (Jul 23, 2013) DCI John Luther, Associate Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Playhouse PresentsPlayhouse Presents (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2013–2015), Writer (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Howard's Happy PlaceHoward's Happy Place (TV Short) Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Idris Elba's How Clubbing Changed the WorldIdris Elba's How Clubbing Changed the World (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter, Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Milk & HoneyMilk & Honey (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for How Hip Hop Changed the WorldHow Hip Hop Changed the World (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Aqua Teen Hunger ForceAqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series) Police Officer (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Real StrengthReal Strength (TV Movie) Actor (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Walk Like a PantherWalk Like a Panther (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode)  Less 2011–  1
  • Primary photo for The Big CThe Big C (TV Series) Lenny (4 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 4
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  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Charles Miner (7 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 7
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  • Primary photo for The No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series) Charlie Gotso (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Queens SupremeQueens Supreme (TV Series) Carla (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for All in the GameAll in the Game (TV Movie) Paul  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for World of TroubleWorld of Trouble (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sometimes in AprilSometimes in April (TV Movie) Augustin  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Jonny ZeroJonny Zero (TV Series) Hodge (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for GirlfriendsGirlfriends (TV Series) Paul Raymond (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Russell 'Stringer' Bell (37 episodes, 2002–2004)  Less 2002–2004 37
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  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Angelo Sedaris (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Smitty (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Inspector Lynley MysteriesThe Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series) Robert Gabriel (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for HackHack (TV Series) Mac Boone (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Lonnie Liston (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for London's BurningLondon's Burning (TV Series) L / Cpl. Frost (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for In DefenceIn Defence (TV Series) PC Paul Fraser (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for DangerfieldDangerfield (TV Series) Matt Gregory (12 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 12
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  • Primary photo for UltravioletUltraviolet (TV Mini-series) Vaughan Rice (6 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 6
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  • Primary photo for VerdictVerdict (TV Series) PC Brian Rawlinson (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Family AffairsFamily Affairs (TV Series) Tim Webster (7 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 7
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  • Primary photo for InsidersInsiders (TV Series) Robinson Bennett (6 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 6
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  • Primary photo for Silent WitnessSilent Witness (TV Series) Charlie (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for Crucial TalesCrucial Tales (TV Mini-series) Benton (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Crocodile Shoes IICrocodile Shoes II (TV Mini-series) Jo-Jo (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The GovernorThe Governor (TV Series) Officer Chiswick (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for Ruth Rendell MysteriesRuth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series) Raffy / Pest Controller (4 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 4
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  • Primary photo for The BillThe Bill (TV Series) Earl Lee / Alex Mason (2 episodes, 1994–1995)  Less 1994–1995 2
  • Primary photo for BramwellBramwell (TV Mini-series) Charlie Carter (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Absolutely FabulousAbsolutely Fabulous (TV Series) Hilton (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Sex (Apr 20, 1995) Hilton  Less
  • Primary photo for Space PrecinctSpace Precinct (TV Series) Pizza Delivery Man (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Double Duty (Oct 24, 1994) Pizza Delivery Man  Less
  • Primary photo for 2point4 Children2point4 Children (TV Series) The Parachute Instructor (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Fortuosity (Sep 19, 1994) The Parachute Instructor  Less
Self (86 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards31st Film Independent Spirit Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Winner  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The EE British Academy Film AwardsThe EE British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role / Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture / Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for E! Live from the Red CarpetE! Live from the Red Carpet (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 73rd Golden Globe Awards73rd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee (credit only)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Formula 1: BBC SportFormula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) Himself (32 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015
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  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2012–2015)  Less 2012–2015
  • Primary photo for Idris Elba: No LimitsIdris Elba: No Limits (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Glastonbury 2015Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Day 2: Part 1 (Jun 27, 2015) Himself - Interviewee  Less
  • Primary photo for The OscarsThe Oscars (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Best Cinematography  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Story of NowStory of Now (TV Series) Himself - Presenter  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Enchanted Kingdom 3DEnchanted Kingdom 3D Narrator (voice)  Less 2014 $25MM
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself / Himself - No Good Deed (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for CNN NewsroomCNN Newsroom (TV Series) Himself - Unicef Imagine Campaign (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (5 episodes, 2011–2014)  Less 2011–2014
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  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself - No Good Deed (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself - No Good Deed (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 2010–2014)  Less 2010–2014
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  • Primary photo for Reel JunkieReel Junkie (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Himself - Guest (8 episodes, 2007–2014)  Less 2007–2014
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  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Irons in the FireIrons in the Fire (Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 2014 £8K
  • Primary photo for The Ones to WatchThe Ones to Watch (TV Series) Himself  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for 45th NAACP Image Awards45th NAACP Image Awards (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 71st Golden Globe Awards71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Good Day L.A.Good Day L.A. (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Politics Nation with Al SharptonPolitics Nation with Al Sharpton (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Oprah's Next ChapterOprah's Next Chapter (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Queen Latifah ShowThe Queen Latifah Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 2013 Soul Train Awards2013 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Vivir de cineVivir de cine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for NewsroundNewsround (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Janela IndiscretaJanela Indiscreta (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Fast LaneThe Hollywood Fast Lane (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Pacific Rim (Jul 8, 2013) Himself - Interviewee  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Idris Elba: King of SpeedIdris Elba: King of Speed (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Black Girls Rock! 2012Black Girls Rock! 2012 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Pride of Britain AwardsPride of Britain Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Furious Gods: Making PrometheusThe Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Path to Vengeance: Making 'Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance'The Path to Vengeance: Making 'Ghost Rider, Spirit of Vengeance' (Video) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The HourThe Hour (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Attack of the Show!Attack of the Show! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • RZA (Feb 16, 2012) Himself - Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 69th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2011BET Awards 2011 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2010–2011)  Less 2010–2011
  • Primary photo for Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYCGumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC Himself  Less 2011 $4.5MM
  • Primary photo for Lopez TonightLopez Tonight (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual Trumpet Awards19th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Executing the Heist: The Making of 'Takers'Executing the Heist: The Making of 'Takers' (Video) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Gumball 3000 med Erik och MackanGumball 3000 med Erik och Mackan (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Mark at the MoviesMark at the Movies (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2009–2010)  Less 2009–2010
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Brit Awards 2010Brit Awards 2010 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The BRITs EncoreThe BRITs Encore (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Inside the CinemaInside the Cinema (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009 $100K
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2009BET Awards 2009 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Russell Simmons Presents Brave New VoicesRussell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Last Call with Carson DalyLast Call with Carson Daly (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2007–2009)  Less 2007–2009
  • Primary photo for Blokes, Birds and BackendersBlokes, Birds and Backenders (Video) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural ExchangeAfropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange (TV Series) Himself - Host  Less 2008–  $172K
  • Primary photo for The BET HonorsThe BET Honors (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 28 Weeks Later: The Infected28 Weeks Later: The Infected (Video) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Code Red: The Making of '28 Weeks Later'Code Red: The Making of '28 Weeks Later' (Video) Himself / General Stone  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Tapping the WireTapping the Wire (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 28 Weeks Later: The Rage Is Back28 Weeks Later: The Rage Is Back (Video) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie WonderAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Black Movie AwardsThe Black Movie Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Making 'Sometimes in April'Making 'Sometimes in April' (TV Short) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop ClassicScarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic (Video) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Rap CityRap City (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Lego Marvel's AvengersLego Marvel's Avengers (Video Game) Heimdall (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Movie GuideMovie Guide (TV Series) Stacker Pentecost (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The FrameThe Frame (TV Series) Stacker Pentecost (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Sci-Fi (Apr 9, 2013) Stacker Pentecost (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Almost Famous IVAlmost Famous IV (TV Movie) Boot Street Band (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Episode #1.106 (Feb 17, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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