Today we’re raising a glass to the oh-so-handsome Idris Elba! The actor and ESSENCE November cover star won the Best Actor award for his powerful lead role in the TV series “Luther” at the annual Crime Thriller Awards in the U.K.

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Idris was nominated for the Best Actor award last year as well, but you know what they say — the second time’s a charm!

You can catch “Luther” on the BBC America channel.

Congrats, Idris!


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