02/02/2015 12:04 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2015

'Inside The Head Of...Idris Elba

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He’s sacrificed his personal life to pursue his career, but the fleet-footed star who broke through with cult TV classic The Wire and triumphed as Mandela still considers himself ‘an odd, tall black man that doesn’t quite fit in.’

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