Black History Month: Top African American Television Characters (Part Two!)

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  • Kerry Washington, Scandal
  • Idris Elba, Luther
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson, The Game
  • Tichina Arnold, Martin
  • Marla Gibbs, The Jeffersons
  • Harold Perrineau, Oz
  • Eartha Kitt, Batman
  • Audra McDonald, Private Pracctice
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner, The Cosby Show
  • Kim Fields, Living Single
  • Brandy, Moesha

Idris Elba as Luther 

In Luther, Idris Elba portrays a troubled yet brilliant police detective who balances fixing his broken marriage with solving crimes by serial killers. Elba regularly turns in stunning performances and with this gorgeous actor in the leading role, sleuthing has never looked this good.


(Photo: BBC Network)

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