Idris Elba got interested in acting when he was in school at Canning Town. He gives credit to ‘The Stage’ for giving him his first big break, as he saw an advertisement for a play in the newspaper and made his way to the auditions eventually meeting his first agent while he performed his role. He was first seen in ‘Crimewatch’ and then featured in ‘The Bond Street Band,’ a BBC’s children drama.
‘Bramwell,’ a medical drama set in 1890s England gave him his first significant role. In the early 1995, he appeared in ‘Absolutely Famous.’ Some of his best performances, include ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom,’ ‘The Wire,’ ‘Thor: Ragnarok,’ ‘Luther,’ ‘Thor,’ ‘Beasts of No Nation,’ ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Pacific Rim,’ ‘American Gangster,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ and ‘Thor: The Dark World.’ He also played the role of Krall in ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ and voiced Shere Khan in ‘Jungle Book,’ Fluke in ‘Finding Dory,’ and Chief Bogo in ‘Zootopia.’ Let’s have a look at his filmography, which includes some of his top as well as unsuccessful films.
Idris Elba Awards
|Luther||Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television||2012|