Idris Elba: From Street Boss To 'Office' Politics Actor Idris Elba is best known for his portrayal of a drug dealer on HBO's The Wire, but he will play a very different role as Michael's boss on NBC's The Office.
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Idris Elba: From Street Boss To 'Office' Politics

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Idris Elba: From Street Boss To 'Office' Politics

Idris Elba: From Street Boss To 'Office' Politics

Idris Elba: From Street Boss To 'Office' Politics

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Idris Elba was born in London; his mother is originally from Ghana, his father from Sierra Leone. Michael Kappeler/AFP / Getty Images hide caption

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Idris Elba was born in London; his mother is originally from Ghana, his father from Sierra Leone.

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