Sep. 6th, 1972
Hackney, London, England, UK
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- Is an only child to a father from Sierra Leone and mother from Ghana.
- Appeared on the cover of Essence's "Hot Hollywood Men" issue, April 2004.
- Deejays under the name "Big Driis the Londoner"
- Appeared on the Black Entertainment Television special "Black Men:The Truth".(2007).
- Has a daughter, Isan Elba (born 2002) with his ex-wife. Isan lives with her mother in Atlanta.
- Former member of the National Youth Music Theatre.
- Starred in the un-aired US pilot version of 'Ultraviolet'.
- Co-produced a track on rapper Jay-Z's latest album 'American Gangster'.