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Damson Idris Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Girlfriend, Idris Elba, Snowfall, Accent, Net Worth

Damson Idris Biography

A native of Peckham, London, Damson Idris is a British actor and producer best known for his role as Franklin Saint on the crime drama TV series; Snowfall.

Idris is also known for co-starring in Netflix’s sci-fi action film Outside the Wire (2021). In that film, he played the character HARP.

Damson Idris Age

Idris was born on September 3, 1991. He is 29 years old as of 2020.

Damson Idris Height

Idris stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).

Damson Idris Parents – Father

Idris was raised by a single mother. His parents are Nigerians who moved to the UK in search of a better life. He says that his mother instilled in him ambition and hard work from a young age.

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Idris does not talk about his father and as such, his father’s identity is not known to the public.

Damson Idris Siblings

Idris is the youngest of 6 children. He has three brothers and two sisters all of whom have gone on to corporate careers in law, business, and IT. We will provide their names as soon as we get them.

Damson Idris Girlfriend

Idris lives a very private personal life. He does not share any information on his dating life and as a result, it is not known whether he is dating or single.

Damson Idris Idris Elba

Due to Damson sharing a name with British actor Idris Elba, most people have been speculating that the two men might be related. However, that is not the case. They just happen to share a name.

Damson Idris Black Mirror – Jaden Tommins

Idris appeared in the second episode of the fifth series of the British science fiction anthology series Black Mirror. In this episode, he played the character Jaden Tommins, an inter of Smithereen.

Tommins is taken hostage by the rideshare driver Chris who makes a demand to contact the company’s CEO Billy Bauer (Topher Grace).

This episode was inspired by an experience Charlie Brooker had in a car hired via Uber when the driver got out unexpectedly to get a bottle of water.

Damson Idris Snowfall – Franklin Saint

In the American crime drama television series, Snowfall, Idris plays the character Franklin Saint, a 21-year-old drug dealer.

Saint was born and raised on the streets of South Central but educated in an upper-class neighborhood in the Valley. He is ready to raise his station in life through whatever means necessary.

Damson Idris Accent

In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Damson revealed that he learnt his American accent from his dialect coach, west coast rapper WC.

Damson Idris Net Worth

Idris has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.

Damson Idris Movies and TV Shows


  • City of Tiny Lights – Hakim
  • Megan Leavey – Michael Forman
  • The Commuter – Agent Denys
  • Astral – Jordan
  • Farming – Enitan
  • Outside the Wire – HARP

Television Shows

  • Miranda – Commuter
  • Casualty – Leon James
  • Doctors – Krispin Northcote
  • Snowfall – Franklin Saint
  • The Twilight Zone – Dorian Harrison
  • Black Mirror – Jaden Tommins


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