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Idris Elba (1972 - )
- Buffalo Soldiers (2001) [Kimborough]: Killed in a chemical/gas explosion during a shoot-out/knife fight.
- American Gangster (2007) [Tango]: Shot in the head by Denzel Washington in the street.
- The Reaping (2007) [Ben]: Stabbed to death by David Morrissey in a crypt (after first being bludgeoned with a rock); his body is shown afterwards when Hilary Swank discovers him, and his death is shown in a brief flashback.
- The Unborn (2009) [Arthur Wyndham]: Bludgeoned to death with an iron bar by Cam Gigandet when the possessed Idris attacks Odette Yustman.
- The Losers (2010) [William Roque]: Killed in an explosion (having been blinded in one eye) when Holt McCallany's motorcycle crashes into Idris' plane. (Thanks to Tommy and Arben
- Legacy (2010) [Malcolm Gray]:
- Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012) [Moreau]: Decapitated when he headbutts Johnny Whitworth, after Johnny uses his "Blackout" powers against him.
- Prometheus (2012) [Janek]: Killed in an explosion (along with Emun Elliott and Benedict Wong) when they crash their ship into the alien's ship to prevent it from leaving the planet, while accidentally crushing Charlize Theron. (Thanks to Tommy, Tim and Matthew)
- Pacific Rim (2013) [Stacker Pentecost]: Killed in an explosion when Elba and Robert Kazinsky sacrifice themselves by setting off a bomb in order to kill the Kaiju monsters.
- No Good Deed (2014) [Colin Evans]: Shot multiple times by Taraji P. Henson, causing him to fall out of a window.
- The Jungle Book (2016) [Shere Khan]: Providing the voice of the Bengal tiger antagonist, Idris falls off of a dead tree branch into a raging fire after it breaks under his weight, after being tricked into jumping onto it by Neel Sethi.
- Star Trek Beyond (2016) [Balthazar Edison/Krall]: Disintegrated/devoured by the Abronath after being ejected out into space from inside Starbase Yorktown.
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) [Heimdall]: Stabbed with a spear by Josh Brolin as Chris Hemsworth looks on helplessly, shortly after Idris uses his powers to teleport Mark Ruffalo to safety. (Mythological inaccurate: Loki and Heimdall killed each other during Ragnarok.)
- Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw (2019) [Brixton Lore]: Dies when "Eteon" remotely terminates Idris after he is defeated by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham at the end of a fight. Idris then falls off a cliff into the sea.
- Cats (2019) [Macavity]: Stranded on Nelson's Column when his attempt to go to the Heaviside Layer with Jennifer Hudson (Grizabella) ends in failure, he is possibly left there to die off screen at some point towards the end of the film or after the events of it (This may not be an actual death scene, but predictions are used just in case).
- The Wire: Middle Ground (2004) [Russell 'Stringer' Bell]: Shot repeatedly in the chest by Michael Potts and Michael K. Williams.
- Guerrilla: Episode 6 (2017) [Kent]: Stabbed/slashed to death by Nathaniel Martello-White.
Video Game Deaths
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011) [Truck]: Killed in a mine cave-in (along with William Fichtner and Timothy Olyphant) when Idris, William, and Timothy stay behind in the mine so Billy Murray, Brian Bloom, and David Anthony Pizzuto can escape.
- Son of Winston Elba and Eve Elba