London’s Top Black Men Of Power

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Actor, IDRIS ELBA

A Golden Globe winning actor, producer and DJ, Elba spent his childhood in Canning Town, East London.


After starting his TV career in the capital, Elba crossed the Atlantic and became a household name after captivating audiences as Stringer Bell in HBO’s critically acclaimed series, The Wire. His other TV credits include Law & Order, The Office and The Big C. His recent films include Ridley Scott’s Prometheus; Thor,  and Ghost Rider.
Elba has also starred in the BBC's crime drama mini-series Luther and went on to win NAACP Image, BET and Golden Globe awards for his portrayal. 


The actor is currently filming The Long Walk to Freedom, a biopic on the life of Nelson Mandela. 

Actor, IDRIS ELBA

A Golden Globe winning actor, producer and DJ, Elba spent his childhood in…