Idris Elba

Actor After several years of acting on British television, this London-born actor—the son of West African parents—found fame in America with his breakout role as drug dealer Russell “Stringer” Bell on the hit HBO series The Wire. Celebrated for his smoldering sex appeal, Elba has transferred his small screen stardom into box office star power, starring in such movies as Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little Girl and the heist hit Takers

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Music News: The Warm Up: Nicki Minaj Joins Bey in Paris and More!

"No Good Deed" opens at No. 1 and Nicki Minaj runs Paris! (9/15/2014)

Box Office: No Good Deed Defeats A Dolphin Tale 2

Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson thriller finishes in first place.

Idris Elba Joins Finding Nemo 2

Plus, Morgan Freeman to play civil rights lawyer in Ted 2.

Celebrities: Idris Elba: 'Police Don't Carry Guns Where I'm From'

The actor and Taraji P. Henson talk Michael Brown tragedy. (9/7/2014)
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