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Idris Elba: As the child of a Sierra Leonean father and a Ghanian mother, Afro-British cinema and television actor Idris Elba built his reputation as a performer in sitcoms and cable dramas during the 1990s and early 2000s before segueing into Hollywood movies in 2005.

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Who's the Afro-British thespian who's played Nelson Mandela and earned acclaim for <i>The Wire</i> and <i>Luther</i>? That's Idris Elba and his story is on Biography.com.

from Oprah.com

Gayle King's Favorite Things November 2013

"It's hard to play an icon, and I couldn't imagine Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela. Then I saw Long Walk to Freedom, the film based on Mandela's autobiography, and now I'm a believer." —Gayle

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from IMDb

The Jungle Book (2016)

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