Idris Elba Overview

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Born: September 06, 1972

Idris Elba was born in London, England, the only child of a Ghanian mother and a Sierra Leonean father. He was interested in the entertainment industry at an early age, helping his uncle with his wedding deejay business at age 14. Within a year he had started his own deejay company with friends and was working in nightclubs by age 19. To this day, he is still in the business, deejaying under the name "Big Driis the Londoner." Elba began acting in high school with the support of his drama... See All


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