Idris Elba


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29th May 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped out. He gained a place in the National Youth Music Theatre - thanks to a £1,500 Prince's Trust grant. To support himself between acting roles, he worked in jobs such as tyre-fitting, cold call advertising sales, and working night shifts at Ford Dagenham. He worked in nightclubs under the nickname DJ Big Driis at age 19, but began auditioning for television roles in his early-twenties.His first acting roles were on the soap opera Family Affairs (1997), the television serial Ultraviolet (1998), and the medical drama Polizeiarzt Dangerfield (1995). His best known roles are as drug baron Russell "Stringer" Bell on the HBO series The Wire (2002), as DCI John Luther on the BBC One series Luther (2010), and as Heimdall in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He later starred in the films Daddy's Little Girls (2007), Prom Night: Eine gute Nacht zum Sterben (2008), RocknRolla (2008), The Unborn (2009) and Obsessed (2009). He also appeared in the films American Gangster (2007), Takers - The Final Job (2010), Thor (2011), Prometheus - Dunkle Zeichen (2012), Pacific Rim (2013), Thor: The Dark Kingdom (2013), Beasts of No Nation (2015) and Star Trek: Beyond (2016). He voiced Chief Bogo in Zoomania (2016), Shere Khan in The Jungle Book (2016), and Fluke in Findet Dorie (2016).Idris Elba was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2016 New Years Honours for his services to drama. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Kad

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Idris Elba’s flixes, followed by Google Play Movies compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Idris Elba on average has worked on 4 movies per year from 1996 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Idris Elba movies released per year from 2010 till 2021.

Top Genres

Idris Elba works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Documentary Genre flixes. 29% of Idris Elba movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Idris Elba worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Idris Elba has worked on is 6.4.

6.4 / 10

Idris Elba's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Luther (2010)

DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

8.4/1060 min

Available in 13 platform(s).

Zootopia (2016)

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

8/10108 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

A look at the world and history of racing cars.

8/10120 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Ultraviolet (1998)

Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret government organisation operating undercover within the police when his friend Jack...

7.9/10300 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Sometimes in April (2005)

When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the deaths of almost 800,000 people.

7.8/10140 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

7.7/10137 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

In 2020, the world changed. This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.

7.6/1069 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

This absolutely beautiful documentary on our World, its mystical beauty and miracles including slow motion footage of nature, animals, seasons, new life and daily beauties I've never seen ...

7.5/1087 min

Available in 6 platform(s).