Idris Elba Facts

Why Everyone Is Loving Idris Elba Right Now

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There's no question that Idris Elba is having a career high right now. The handsome British actor is up for two awards at Sunday night's Golden Globes, including best actor in a motion picture, drama, for his starring role as Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Of course, Idris has been on a lot of people's radars for many years now, thanks to his roles on Luther and The Wire. But if you are wondering what all the fuss is about, we've put together a handy guide on why everyone loves Idris (and why you should, too).

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