Play video with sound 4:13 An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped out.
- Hackney, London, England, UK
- 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
- Actor | Producer | Writer
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Marvel superhero Black Panther is set to come to the big screen and top black British stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Idris Elba have been tipped to play the character. Reports suggest the two actors, a long with American stars Chadwick Boseman and Michael B Jordan, are in line for the leading role in Black Panther.
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Feb 06, 2014 · So it was a pretty big deal to see Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor on the newsstands this time around. But if we are to believe El Mayimbe’s tweet, that would mean that one of them is the frontrunner for the role. Since Elba is already part of the MCU as Heimdall in the Thor films, that must mean Oscar-nominated Ejiofor is surely T’Challa, right?
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