Happy Birthday, Idris Elba!

Idrissa Akuna Elba turns 50 years old today. Here are five things you may not have known about the actor. 1. The former “DJ Dris” was a house music DJ before he started acting and is still a DJ today. 2. Elba directed the Mumford and Sons music video for “Lover of the Light”. 3. He voiced a character in 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3'. 4. Elba perfected his American accent in a Brooklyn barbershop. 5. He is an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.