The Evening Standard

Idris Elba: I’m proud of my Crimewatch role

July 31, 2020


Idris Elba has said he is proud of his first on-screen role in Crimewatch – unlike many other actors who do not like to admit they appeared in the show.


The Luther actor will receive a Bafta special award at Friday night’s TV event, where winners will accept their gongs virtually.


The 47-year-old said he was “thankful for the job” when he landed the role of a murderer in a Crimewatch reconstruction scene in the 1990s.

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