BIOGRAPHY

Idris Elba

Golden Globes: 4 Nominations, Wins: 1
WINS:
2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
NOMINATIONS:
2014 - Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
2014 - Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie LUTHER
2011 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

MILESTONES
40-years-old. Born in London, England on September 6, 1972 British actor Elba, born in London of African immigrants from Ghana and Sierra Leone, starred in TV series THE WIRE (2002-2005) and LUTHER (2010-2014). In movies he acted in AMERICAN GANGSTER (2007) and PROMETHEUS (2012) by Ridley Scott, THOR (2011) and its sequel THOR: THE DARK WORLD (2013), PACIFIC RIM (2013) by Guillermo Del Toro.