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21 Times Idris Elba Gave You Life

In honour of his 43rd birthday. HBD, Idris!

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1. When he shared this video of him working out and we almost passed out.

3. When he smoldered on the cover of Maxim magazine.

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4. In fact every time he's graced a magazine cover tbh.

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5. Each and every time he's got behind the decks.

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6. Especially when topless.

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7. When he showed us his selfie face.

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8. And made this incredible understatement.

9. When he reminded us he's the biggest DILF around.

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10. And showed us how cute he can be.

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11. When he gave us this perfect close up on his facial hair.

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12. But then every time we see his face it's almost too much.

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13. Especially when he's in character as Luther.

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14. The time he joked about rumours he could be the next James Bond in this perfect way.

Isn't 007 supposed to handsome? Glad you think I've got a shot! Happy New year people.

15. Then perfectly handled the writer calling him "too street" to take on the part.

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16. And proved he's suave AF in a suit.

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17. &@!#$&!

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18. But he looks just as good in a hat.

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19. Or basically anything tbqh.

20. But most importantly when he did this.

21. Oh, and this.

Happy birthday, Idris!