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Sean Connery wasn't the Scottish James Bond and Daniel Craig wasn't the blue-eyed James Bond. So if I played him, I don't want to be called the black James Bond.

 
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Idris Elba
Idris Elba
  • Born: September 6, 1972
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Musician, DJ

Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE is an English actor, producer, musician and DJ, known for playing drug trafficker Stringer Bell on the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther on the BBC One series Luther and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013). He has been nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, winning one and was nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy Award.

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