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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Funny Style: Funny Style: Solange Honors Women With Puma Collection

Amanda Seales' hilarious recap of the week in celeb fashion. (8/11/2015)

Idris Elba Is First Man to Cover Maxim Solo

The actor landed the important role for being such a "badass."

It's Official: Get Ready to See Idris Elba in Star Trek Beyond

Plus, Tyga beefs up his acting resume with another role.

Idris Elba Remixes Skepta's 'Shutdown'

This one is a must-listen.

Idris Elba on Chance of Him Playing Bond: 'It's Gone'

Plus, Yaphet Kotto believes 007 should be white.

Controversial Movie Castings

Idris Elba gets pulled into race debate over James Bond and more.
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