How old was Idris Elba in the movie American Gangster?

Idris Elba was 34 in American Gangster when he played the character 'Tango'.

That was over 17 years ago in 2007.

Today he is 51, and has starred in 81 movies in total, 60 of those since American Gangster was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In American Gangster, I think Idris Elba looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Ridley Scott has worked with Idris Elba a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Idris Elba's first movie was as 'Benton' in Spiders and Flies, released in 1996 when he was 23
  • American Gangster scores 7.58 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of American Gangster

Idris Elba's other movies