Damsom Idris Biography
Damson Idris is an actor from Britain. Currently, he is a star on John Singleton’s crime drama Snowfall which debuted on FX on 5th July 2017. In addition, he was a co-lead in Netflix’s sci-fi action film Outside the Wire.
Damson Idris Age|Birthday
Idris was born on 3rd September 1991. Therefore he is 30 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 3rd September every year.
Damson Idris Height
Idris height is 6 feet 1 inch. (Approximately 1.85 meters).
Damson Idris Parents|Siblings
Idris parents are Nigerians and was raised by a single mother. Later they moved to the UK in search of a better life. In addition, he says his mother instilled in him hard work and ambition from a young age. However, he has not disclosed any information about his father’s identity to the public.
He has three brothers and two sisters and he is the youngest of 6 children. All of his siblings have gone to corporate careers in IT, business and law.
In addition, in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, he revealed that he learnt his American accent from his dialect coach, west coast rapper WC.
Moreover, people have been speculating that he might be related to British actor Idris Elba. However, they just happen to share a name, not relatives.
Damson Idris Career
Idris played as an Inter of Smithereen the character Jaden Timmins. In the British science fiction anthology series ‘Black Mirror’ in the second episode of the fifth series. Here, rideshare driver, Chris makes a demand to contact the company’s CEO Billy Bauer (Topher Grace) by taking Tommins hostage.
This episode was inspired by Charlie Brooker’s experience he had in a Uber car. This was when the driver got out unexpectedly to get a bottle of water.
Moreover, he plays the character Franklin Saint, a 21-year-old drug dealer in the American crime drama television series, ‘Snowfall’. In this series, Saint was educated in an upper-class neighborhood in the valley though he was born and raised on the streets of ‘South Central. Moreover, he is ready to raise his station in life through whatever means necessary.
Damson Idris TV Shows and Movies
Outside the Wire – HARP
Farming – Enitan
Astral – Jordan
The Commuter – Agent Denys
Megan Leavey – Michael Forman
City of Tiny Lights – Hakim
Black Mirror – Jaden Tommins
The Twilight Zone – Dorian Harrison
Snowfall – Franklin Saint
Doctors – Krispin Northcote
Casualty – Leon James
Miranda – Commuter
Damson Idris Net Worth
Idris’s net worth is around $1 million.