Who is Damson Idris?
Damson Idris is a British actor famously known for starring in the crime drama series Snowfall playing the role of Franklin Saint. He has also starred in other films such as Black Mirror, The Twilight Zone, Outside the Wire, The Commuter, City of Tiny Lights, and Doctors among others.
Damson Idris Age
Idis is 30 years old as of 2021. He was born on 2 September 1991 in Peckham, London, UK.
Damson Idris Height
Idris stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Damson Idris Parents
Idris was born and raised by a single mother. information about his father is not available at the moment. Damson was raised alongside his five other siblings; two sisters and three brothers. Growing up, he aspired to be the next Cristiano Ronaldo but changed his mind after receiving advice from his sisters.
Prior to his career in film, he aspired to be a footballer but changed his mind after all of his siblings pursued careers in business, law, and information technology, which led him to study drama at Brunel University London. He obtained a BA Honours degree in Theatre, Film, and Television studies. When his soccer team participated in Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee in 2002, he shook her hand.
Damson Idris Brother
Idris is the youngest of three brothers. His eldest brother works as a regional manager, the other as an IT specialist, and the last as a lawyer. He felt like his siblings had taken up all of the career opportunities, so he decided to pursue a career in film.
Damson Idris Girlfriend
Idris is possibly single. He has been linked with a number of celebrities but he has never publicly confirmed the person he is dating. Damson’s girlfriend is currently unknown.
Damson Idris Naitionality
Idris is of British nationality. He was born and raised in Peckham South East London. He is of Nigerian descent.
Damson Idris Saweetie
In 2021 November, Saweetie and Damson sparked dating rumors after he shared a video of Saweetie playing piano at his house. He captioned ‘My Teacher’ on the video in his Instagram story and was heard saying “I wish I could play.” at the end of the video. Saweetie reposted the same clip on her Instagram story which further fuelled their dating rumors.
Damson Idris Snowfall
Idris plays the role of Franklin Saint in the American crime drama series Snowfall. Franklin is an ambitious teenage weed dealer eyeing the potential of crack cocaine as it begins hitting South Central L.A. Damson revealed that He auditioned through the video before flying out to Los Angeles to meet the producer and learn the American accent.
Snowfall premiered on FX on July 5, 2017. The series is set in Los Angeles in the year 1983 when the first crack epidemic hit the city and its impact on the community.
Damson Idris Anthony Mackie
Outside The Wire is a Netflix Sci-Fi action film starring Damson, Anthony Mackie, and British actress Emily Beecham. The story takes place in the future, where Mackie’s role as a drone pilot takes him into a dangerous militarized zone. He is assigned to work for an android officer who is looking for a doomsday device before it falls into the hands of insurgents. The film’s production began in August 2019 and the release date has yet to be announced.
Damson Idris WC
William Loshawn Calhoun Jr., also known as WC, was primarily responsible for teaching Idris the American accent. He also taught him how to behave like a South Central Los Angeles resident. During an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, he demonstrated his prowess by seamlessly switching between American and British accents.
Damson Idris Bet Awards
During the BET Awards tribute, Morris Chestnut and Damson Idris remembered their director, John Singleton. Idris described him as a brother, a mentor, and a brilliant director in his field.
Is Damson Idris Related to Elba Idris?
Elba Idris and Damson Idris are not related. They just happen to share the same name. Elba was born to a Sierra Leonean father and a Ghanian Mother. He shortened his name from Idrissa to Idris when he was in school. Damson, on the other hand, was born to Nigerian parents.
Damson Idris Movies
- City of Tiny Lights
- Megan Leavey
- The Commuter
- Outside the Wire
- Black Mirror
- The Twilight Zone
Damson Idris Net Worth
Idris has an estimated net worth of $1 million from his career as an actor.
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