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  • Idris Elba

    Born on September 6, 1972 in Hackney, London, England

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Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Idris Elba as "Commandant"

As civil war rages in Africa, a fierce warlord (Idris Elba) trains a young orphan (Abraham Attah) to join his group of guerrilla soldiers.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015) Nominated Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (2015) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture


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