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Idris Elba's Profile

Brief about Idris Elba: By info that we know Idris Elba was born at 1972-09-06. And also Idris Elba is British Actor.

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If I was gonna go to jail, I don't want to go to jail for stealing a bottle of water. I'll steal that $20 million. At least then it was worth it.

Tags: Jail, Water, Worth

In some countries, no one knows who Idris Elba is.

Tags: Countries, Knows

It could be Grammy night, Oscar night, whatever - I don't feel the pressure to be there.

Tags: Night, Pressure, Whatever

It's actually quite criminal how 'The Wire' was systematically ignored.

Tags: Actually, Ignored, Quite

Not obsessed with particularly Nike, but sneakers in general. I love them.

Tags: General, Love, Obsessed

People expect me to be that guy. But I'm more east London boy than east Baltimore.

Tags: Boy, Expect, Guy

The English are good at bad guys - the James Bond-style villain, cunning, slow-burning. The Americans are much more obvious about it.

Tags: Bad, Good, Guys

The less I talk about being black, the better.

Tags: Black, Less, Talk

The only thing I change mainly is my sneakers. I love sneakers. But everything's sort of black or jeans. Jeans, always.

Tags: Black, Change, Love

There has been a big debate about it: can a black man play a Nordic character?

Tags: Big, Black, Character

There's a fast-track if you can do the networking. For some personalities it works, but for mine it doesn't.

Tags: Mine, Networking, Works

Twenty or 30 years from now, I'm going to be on a beach in Jamaica.

Tags: Beach, Jamaica, Twenty

What really excites me in a project is when it goes in a way you haven't been before.

Tags: Excites, Goes, Project

When I was a kid, I thought it was tough.

Tags: Kid, Thought, Tough

Whether it's music or acting, that creativity all comes from the same source.

Tags: Acting, Creativity, Music

Yeah, I know, any time you hear an actor say, 'I do music', you cringe. But I want to be gradual with my music. I want to earn my stripes.

Tags: Actor, Music, Time

You watch yourself age and it's hard to feel like a sex symbol.

Tags: Age, Sex, Yourself

In 'Pacific Rim' I had to have a haircut I wouldn't usually rock. However, the moustache I had in the film - that might have to come out again. It was a good moustache. Good times.

Tags: Again, Good, Rock

Apparently, Daniel Craig said I'd be a great Bond. Daniel, why did you say that? Dropped me right in it! What an honor it would be, but also, what an indication of change.

Tags: Change, Great, Why

Because I was big, I didn't have to listen to anyone doubting me. I was just considered good at football or whatever, there were no questions about it.

Tags: Big, Football, Good