Idris Elba


Biography

Idris Elba (born 6 September 1972) is a British television, theatre, and film actor who has starred in both British and American productions. One of his first acting roles was in the soap opera Family Affairs. Since then he has worked in a variety of TV and movie projects including Ultraviolet, The Wire, No Good Deed and Zootopia.


2018Yardie as Piper
2017Molly's Game as Charlie Jaffey
2017Thor: Ragnarok as Heimdall
2017The Mountain Between Us as Dr. Ben Bass
2017The Dark Tower as Roland Deschain
2017Guerrilla as Kent
2017Guerrilla as Kent
2016Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews as Fluke
2016100 Streets as Max
2016Star Trek Beyond as Krall
2016Finding Dory as Fluke (voice)
2016Bastille Day as Sean Briar
2016The Jungle Book as Shere Khan (voice)
2016Zootopia as Chief Bogo (voice)
2015Mandela, My Dad and Me as Himself
2015Beasts of No Nation as Commandant
2015King for a Term as Akuna's father
2015Idris Elba: No Limits as Himself
2015Avengers: Age of Ultron as Heimdall
2015The Gunman as Barnes
2015Cut from a Different Cloth as
2014No Good Deed as Colin Evans
2014Second Coming as Mark
2014Enchanted Kingdom as narrator
2013Idris Elba: King of Speed as Himself
2013Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom as Nelson Mandela
2013Thor: The Dark World as Heimdall
2013Pacific Rim as Stacker Pentecost
2012The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus as Captain Janek
2012The Peter Weyland Files as Janek
2012How Clubbing Changed the World as Himself
2012Prometheus as Janek
2011Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance as Moreau
2011How Hip Hop Changed the World as Himself
2011Thor as Heimdall
2011Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC as Himself
2010Legacy as Malcolm Gray
2010Takers as Gordon Jennings
2010Luther as DCI John Luther
2010The Losers as William Roque
2009Obsessed as Derek Charles
2009The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency as
2009The Unborn as Arthur Wyndham
2008The Human Contract as Larry
2008RockNRolla as Mumbles
2008Prom Night as Detective Winn
2007This Christmas as Quentin "Junior" Whitfield
2007American Gangster as Tango
200728 Weeks Later as General Stone
2007The Reaping as Ben
2007The Graham Norton Show as Himself
2007Daddy's Little Girls as Monty James
2006The One Show as
2006All In The Game as Paul
2005The Gospel as Reverend Charles Frank
2005The Tyra Banks Show as
2005The Office as
2005Sometimes in April as Augustin
2003One Love as Aaron
2002CSI: Miami as
2002The Wire as Stringer Bell
2002The Inspector Lynley Mysteries as Robert Gabriel
2001Buffalo Soldiers as Kimborough
2000Sorted as Jam
2000Girlfriends as
2000Soul Food as
1999Belle Maman as Grégoire
1998Ultraviolet as Vaughan Rice
1998Ultraviolet as Vaughan Rice
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as Idris Elba
1996Silent Witness as
1995The Governor as Officer Chiswick
1995Bramwell as Charlie Carter
1995Dangerfield as Matt Gregory
1994Crocodile Shoes as
1994Space Precinct as
1992Absolutely Fabulous as
19912point4 children as Parachute Instructor
1990Law & Order as
1987The Ruth Rendell Mysteries as
1953The Academy Awards as Idris Elba
-The Trap as
-In the Long Run as Walter Easmon
2018Yardie as Piper
2018Yardie as Director
2017Molly's Game as Charlie Jaffey
2017Thor: Ragnarok as Heimdall
2017The Mountain Between Us as Dr. Ben Bass
2017The Dark Tower as Roland Deschain
2017Guerrilla as Kent
2017Guerrilla as Kent
2016Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews as Fluke
2016100 Streets as Max
2016Star Trek Beyond as Krall
2016Finding Dory as Fluke (voice)
2016Bastille Day as Sean Briar
2016The Jungle Book as Shere Khan (voice)
2016Zootopia as Chief Bogo (voice)
2015Mandela, My Dad and Me as Himself
2015Beasts of No Nation as Commandant
2015Beasts of No Nation as Producer
2015King for a Term as Akuna's father
2015King for a Term as Director
2015King for a Term as Writer
2015Idris Elba: No Limits as Himself
2015Avengers: Age of Ultron as Heimdall
2015The Gunman as Barnes
2015Cut from a Different Cloth as
2014No Good Deed as Colin Evans
2014No Good Deed as Executive Producer
2014Second Coming as Mark
2014Enchanted Kingdom as narrator
2013Idris Elba: King of Speed as Himself
2013Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom as Nelson Mandela
2013Thor: The Dark World as Heimdall
2013Pacific Rim as Stacker Pentecost
2012The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus as Captain Janek
2012The Peter Weyland Files as Janek
2012How Clubbing Changed the World as Himself
2012How Clubbing Changed the World as Executive Producer
2012Prometheus as Janek
2011Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance as Moreau
2011How Hip Hop Changed the World as Himself
2011Thor as Heimdall
2011Gumball 3000: LDN 2 NYC as Himself
2010Legacy as Malcolm Gray
2010Takers as Gordon Jennings
2010Luther as Producer
2010Luther as DCI John Luther
2010The Losers as William Roque
2009Obsessed as Derek Charles
2009The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency as
2009The Unborn as Arthur Wyndham
2008The Human Contract as Larry
2008RockNRolla as Mumbles
2008Prom Night as Detective Winn
2007This Christmas as Quentin "Junior" Whitfield
2007American Gangster as Tango
200728 Weeks Later as General Stone
2007The Reaping as Ben
2007The Graham Norton Show as Himself
2007Daddy's Little Girls as Monty James
2006The One Show as
2006All In The Game as Paul
2005The Gospel as Reverend Charles Frank
2005The Tyra Banks Show as
2005The Office as
2005Sometimes in April as Augustin
2003One Love as Aaron
2002CSI: Miami as
2002The Wire as Stringer Bell
2002The Inspector Lynley Mysteries as Robert Gabriel
2001Buffalo Soldiers as Kimborough
2000Sorted as Jam
2000Girlfriends as
2000Soul Food as
1999Belle Maman as Grégoire
1998Ultraviolet as Vaughan Rice
1998Ultraviolet as Vaughan Rice
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as Idris Elba
1996Silent Witness as
1995The Governor as Officer Chiswick
1995Bramwell as Charlie Carter
1995Dangerfield as Matt Gregory
1994Crocodile Shoes as
1994Space Precinct as
1992Absolutely Fabulous as
19912point4 children as Parachute Instructor
1990Law & Order as
1987The Ruth Rendell Mysteries as
1953The Academy Awards as Idris Elba
-The Trap as
-In the Long Run as Walter Easmon